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2019 March Movies

Captain Marvel (2019)

March 8, 2019
PG-13
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Set in 1995, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy's mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with new questions about her past and identity when the Earth is caught in the center of an intergalactic conflict between two alien worlds.

This is the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was announced back in October 2014 and then the pieces fell into place. Brie Larson was cast in the titular role in 2016, a reveal that took place during Marvel's Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con. Principal photography started in March 2018 and ran until July of that year. The character of Captain Marvel was teased during the Avengers: Infinity War post-credits scene, hinting at her importance in the franchise moving forward.

Carol Danvers made her first appearance in comics in March 1968.

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Dumbo (2019)

March 29, 2019
PG
Family, Fantasy

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

This is the latest in Disney's growing line of live-action remakes of their animated classics. It was officially announced in 2014, with Tim Burton hired as director in 2015. Principal photography commenced in July 2017, running until November of that year.

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Us (2019)

March 22, 2019
R
Thriller, Horror

Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Winston Duke), and their two children (Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex) for an idyllic summer getaway. Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, the Tylers (Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon), Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. Us pits an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves.

This is the second feature film directed by Jordan Peele, who achieved phenomenal success in 2017 with Get Out. A box office hit, Get Out was one of the year's top awards contenders, winning Peele Best Original Screenplay. It was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. Us was first announced shortly after Get Out and is set to begin filming in 2018 ahead of its 2019 release date.

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Triple Frontier (2019)

March 13, 2019
R
Action, Crime, Adventure

Five former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for self instead of country. But when events take an unexpected turn and threaten to spiral out of control, their skills, their loyalties and their morals are pushed to a breaking point in an epic battle for survival.

The film has been in development since 2010, going through several creative teams. The likes of Johnny Depp, Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, and Channing Tatum were all attached at various points. Triple Frontier finally gained headway in 2017 when Netflix acquired the distribution rights. The current cast signed on in 2018 and filming began in March 2018.

Triple Frontier received a limited theatrical run before its Netflix premiere.

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Captive State (2019)

March 15, 2019
PG-13
Thriller, Sci-Fi

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, “Captive State” explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.

Production began in Chicago in February 2017. Focus Features originally planned to release the film in theaters in August 2018, before pushing it back to 2019.

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The Dirt (2019)

March 22, 2019
TV-MA
Drama, Comedy, Biography

The story of how Mötley Crüe came to be one of the most notorious rock 'n roll groups in history.

The film was in development for a number of years, including an attempt in the mid-2000s. In 2013, Jeff Tremaine singed on to direct, but the movie didn't begin to pick up steam until 2017, when Netflix acquired distribution rights and the cast rounded into shape. Production began in February 2018.

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Greta (2019)

March 1, 2019
R
Drama, Mystery, Horror

A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda towards her.

The film was officially announced in 2017, when it was known as The Widow. Production started in September 2017. Greta held its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival before being released in theaters in 2019.

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

March 1, 2019
Not Rated
Drama

A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

This film is based on the memoir of the same name by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. It screened at the Sundance Film Festival before its Netflix debut.

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Wonder Park (2019)

March 15, 2019
PG
Comedy, Adventure, Animation

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Production on the film began in 2014. Prior to April 2018, it was known by the title Amusement Park.

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The Highwaymen (2019)

March 29, 2019
R
Crime, Drama, Mystery

A pair of police officers come out of retirement to catch the infamous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde.

This film began development back in 2005, and once was envisioned as a vehicle for Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Universal started to work on the movie in 2013, but eventually Netflix acquired the rights and the project finally gained traction. Production began in February 2018 and ran until March of that year.

The Highwaymen premiered at the 2019 SXSW Festival before being available to stream on Netflix.

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The Beach Bum (2019)

March 22, 2019
R
Comedy

A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

This is the latest film from director Harmony Korine, who made Spring Breakers. McConaughey joined the project back in February 2017, with the rest of the principal cast signing on after that. Filming commenced in November 2017.

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Dragged Across Concrete (2019)

March 22, 2019
R
Action, Crime, Drama

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their just due.

The film was officially announced in February 2017 and began production in July of that year. It premiered at the 2018 Venice Film Festival prior to its 2019 theatrical debut.

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A Madea Family Funeral (2019)

March 1, 2019
PG-13
Comedy

A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unsavory family secrets.

Tyler Perry has stated he intends this to be the final time he plays the Madea character. Filming took place in 2017.

Five Feet Apart (2019)

March 22, 2019
PG-13
Drama, Romance

A pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.

Principal photography on the film began in May 2018 and ran until June of that year.

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The Mustang (2019)

March 15, 2019
R
Drama

The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.

This film premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January before hitting theaters in March. It opened in limited release on March 15 before expanding wide a couple weeks later.