35 best new Netflix movies and shows coming in March 2020

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20. Hook

Release Year: 1991

Directed By: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Charlie Korsmo, Carolin Goodall, Dante Basco, Amber Scott, Jasen Fisher, Laurel Cronin, Phil Collins, Arthur Malet, Isaiah Robinson, Raushan Hammond, James Madio, Thomas Tulak, Alex Zuckerman, Ahmad Stoner

Release Date: Sunday, March 1

There are certain childhood favorites that we will always circle back to no matter what, and now that Disney+ exists with pretty much Disney movie ever made, that’s easier than ever. But when it comes to movies not from the House of Mouse, we’ll have to keep relying on Netflix for our throwback thrills. This month, Hook hits our watch lists, and it’s sure to drum up a lot of feelings for those who grew up watching the new take on the story of Peter Pan.

Based on the 1911 novel Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie, Robin Williams stars in Hook as Peter Banning, a middle-aged father and lawyer who must return to his past when his two children are kidnapped by his former enemy Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman). Peter Banning steps back into his magical past as Peter Pan and the life he left behind in Neverland for a normal family life. Back then, Peter abandoned Tinker Bell (Julia Roberts) and the Lost Boys, making for an interesting but necessary reunion as he fights his past in order to secure his future.

Hook comes from Steven Spielberg, who truly needs no introduction, but also directed such iconic blockbusters as Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan and many, many others. Upon release, the film received mostly negative reviews from critics, holding a 26% on Rotten Tomatoes. Hook still managed to scare up a worldwide gross of over $300 million worldwide against a $70 million budget. Be sure to check out the Spielberg classic when it begins streaming on Netflix at the top of March.