New Releases on Netflix US (March 16th, 2018)

It’s Friday meaning a bunch of new Netflix Originals just dropped today including plenty to keep the kids busy over the weekend. First up, Benji comes to Netflix which stars an all-new cast which looks to successfully reboot the fan-favorite kid’s movie.

Here’s everything new on Netflix for March 16th, 2018:

New Movies

Benji (2018)

Netflix Original

The Netflix reboot of the 70’s classic kids movies is finally here with a brand new cast but keeping the charm of the originals.

Runtime: 87 minutes

New TV Series

Edha (Season 1)

Netflix Original

A new Spanish-language drama that looks to be very similar to 50 Shades. A fashion designer and single mother is pushed to her limit after meeting a mysterious man.

On My Block (Season 1)

Netflix Original

Another new coming of age series from Netflix set in Los Angeles where four teens have their relationships testing as they enter high school.

Spirit: Riding Free (Season 4)

Netflix Original

Dreamworks second release of March comes in the form of the latest season of Spirit; Riding Free. Lucky continues her relationship with a wild horse called Spirit.

New Documentaries

Deep Undercover Collection (Season 1)

Hosted by Joe Pistone this docuseries looks at true stories of undercover crime stories from an FBI’s perspective.



Origins Collection (Season 1)

A docuseries akin to How It’s Made looking at the origin of technology, sport, and medicine.

Take Your Pills (2018)

Netflix Original

A documentary looking at the effects of drugs like Adderall on students and how it affects their performance.

Runtime: 88 minutes

Wild Wild Country (Season 1)

Netflix Original

Documents the cult leader that built a utopian city in the Oregon desert and the scandal that followed.

New Standup Specials

Yoo Byung Jae: Too Much Information (2018)

Netflix Original

Did you know that South Korea had an equivalent of SNL? This standup stars one of the shows main writers.

Runtime: 63 minutes