What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: March 15th, 2021

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The BFG is back on Netflix US

Happy Monday – six new titles hit Netflix in the United States today including the return of a recent Disney classic, a documentary on a failed Netflix competitor and a few new series to enjoy. Here’s what’s new and what’s trending on Netflix for March 15th, 2021.

Today is your last chance to watch Disney’s Chicken Little which will soon be moving over to Disney+. John Travolta’s I Am Wrath will also be departing Netflix tomorrow.

Did you miss our preview of what’s coming up on Netflix this week? It’s going to be busy so plan your week out wisely.

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Now let’s take a look at a few of our highlights of what’s new today:

The BFG (2016)

Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement
Runtime: 117 min
Awards: 4 wins & 25 nominations.

Based on the classic Roald Dahl story, Disney rebooted The BFG 5 years ago and it returns to Netflix US today after hitting Netflix as part of the first window deal with Disney.

Here’s what you can expect if you missed it when it was last on Netflix:

“A little orphan meets up with a kind giant who’s supposed to eat her but instead protects her from some truly horrible giants who terrorize them both.”

The Lost Pirate Kingdom (Season 1)

Genre: Documentary
Cast: James Oliver Wheatley, Sam Callis, Thomas Padley, Evan Milton, Samuel Collings, Miles Yekinni, Jack Waldouck
Runtime: 43 mins

Netflix seems to really enjoy this hybrid-style documentary programs where it mixes fact with heavily acted segments with the last example being Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan added last month.

This docu-series takes you to the 7 seas and sees what makes the real Pirates of the Caribbean click.

The Last Blockbuster (2020)

Genre: Documentary
Director: Taylor Morden
Cast: Sandi Harding, Kevin Smith, Ione Skye, Brian Posehn
Runtime: 86 min

The much-publicized documentary The Last Blockbuster drops on Netflix US today.

The doc sets to document the last standing Blockbuster store while dissecting the rise and fall of the video rental company.

If you missed our preview for the doc, we managed to speak behind two of the people who are behind the movie here.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for March 15th

3 New Movies Added Today

  • C/O Kaadhal (2021)
  • The BFG (2016)
  • The Last Blockbuster (2020)

3 New TV Series Added Today

  • Abla Fahita: Drama Queen (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Lost Pirate Kingdom (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Zero Chill (Season 1) Netflix Original

Top 10 Movies & TV Series on Netflix for March 15th

# Movies TV Series
1 Yes Day Ginny & Georgia
2 Parker The One
3 Bigfoot Family Last Chance U: Basketball
4 I Care a Lot Marriage or Mortgage
5 The Dark Knight Cocomelon
6 The Block Island Sound iCarly
7 Safe Haven Paradise PD
8 Training Day Behind Her Eyes
9 Moxie Good Girls
10 I Am Legend Murder Among the Mormons

What will you be watching from this list of new releases today? Let us know in the comments down below.

What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: March 15th, 2021

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Founder and webmaster of What's on Netflix. Based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Contact: [email protected]