Netflix is adding 31 new movies and shows this week

Netflix is adding a ton of new movies and shows this week, including Silver Linings Playbook and Black Lightning. Check out the full list here!

Now that a lot of us are home and looking for things to do, it’s the perfect time to check out the new movies and shows Netflix is releasing this week. Whether you’re looking for a new biopic series, an Oscar-winning film, or a superhero show, the streaming service has covered with things to watch to distract yourself.

On Mar. 20, Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker starring Octavia Spencer hits Netflix. The series follows Sarah Breedlove as she begins and builds up her hair care business which ultimately leads to her becoming the first female self-made millionaire. She fought through both sexism and racism for her success.

Check out the trailer here:

If you’re more in the mood for a superhero series, season 3 of Black Lightning comes to Netflix on Mar. 17.  The series continues to follow Jefferson aka Black Lightning as he fights the corrupt government agency, A.S.A, and threats from6 the country of Markovia. This season also connects with Arrowverse’s Crisis on Infinite Earths and shows how Black Lightning will play a role in the crossover.

Or maybe you’re looking for an award-winning movie? If that’s the case, Silver Linings Playbook comes to the streaming service on Mar. 16. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Jacki Weaver, and Robert De Niro and follows Pat (Cooper) as he deals with life with a mental illness. He plans to get back with his ex-wife, but that all changes with he meets Tiffany (Lawrence).

Mar. 15

Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom: Season 1
Thomas & Friends: Season 24
The Assignment

Mar. 16

The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 3
Search Party
Silver Linings Playbook
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
The Young Messiah

Mar. 17

Bert Kreischer: Hey Big Boy
All American: Season 2
Black Lightning: Season 3
Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom: Season 1

Mar. 18

All I Wish
Lu Over the Wall
Altered Carbon: Resleeved
XV: Beyond the Tryline

Mar. 20

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story 
Archibald’s Next Big Thing: Season 2
Buddi: Season 1
Dino Girl Gauko: Season 2
Feel Good: Season 1
Greenhouse Academy: Season 4
Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker
She: Season 1
The Letter for the King: Season 1
The Platform
Tiger King 
Vampires: Season 1

What will you be watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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