Here are the 12 Must-See Movies of March 2017
Must-See Movies of March 2017
“The mind should be allowed some relaxation, that it may return to its work all the better for the rest” – Seneca
The weekend will soon be upon us and we need to let go of work sometimes to relax and unwind. Taking time out each week to relax and renew is essential to living well. What better way to relax this weekend than by having a few drinks and watching a movie or two.
Are you wondering what movies you should see this weekend? Having trouble deciding between two very different sequels “John Wick: Chapter 2” and “Fifty Shades Darker”? Don’t worry, we’ve got the perfect suggestion for you.
Today, we’ve rounded up a selection of must-see movies (from a wide variety of genres) for the entire month of March 2017. These selected films have received hight ratings and positive reviews from viewers as well as critics and I bet you will enjoy watching every one of them. We’ve also included the movie trailers to give you some clues on the story line.
Relax in the comfort of your home or visit any cinema near you to see any of these movies. In no particular order, here are the Top 12 must-see movies for the month of March 2017. Enjoy!
The 12 Must-See Movies of March 2017
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
2017 | Science fiction film/Drama
IMDb: 8.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 92% | Metacritic: 77%
Initial release: 1 March 2017 (France)
Director: James Mangold
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen
2. John Wick: Chapter 2
Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.
2017 | Crime film/Thriller ‧ 2h 2m
IMDb: 8.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 90% | Metacritic: 75%
Initial release: 30 January 2017 (Los Angeles)
Director: Chad Stahelski
Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane
3. KONG SKULL ISLAND
A team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers unites to explore an uncharted island in the Pacific. Cut off from everything they know, the team ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong. As their mission becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape a primal Eden.
2017 | Fantasy/Science fiction film
Rotten Tomatoes: 79% | Metacritic: 62%
Initial release: 8 March 2017 (Belgium)
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson
4. The Lego Batman Movie
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
2017 | Fantasy/Action ‧ 2h 9m
IMDb: 7.7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 91% | Metacritic: 75%
Initial release: 9 February 2017 (Brazil)
Director: Chris McKay
Stars: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson
5. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.
2017 | Fantasy/Romance ‧ 2h 9m
IMDb: 6.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes | 74% | Metacritic | 66%
Initial release: 23 February 2017 (London)
Director: Bill Condon
Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans
6. Get Out
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
2017 | Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m
Rotten Tomatoes: 99% | IMDb: 8.3/10
Initial release: 24 February 2017 (USA)
Director: Jordan Peele
Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford
7. Hidden Figures
The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
2016 | Drama film/History ‧ 2h 7m
Initial release: 25 December 2016 (USA)
Originally published: 1 February 2017
Director: Theodore Melfi
Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim and Aurora face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction… until they discover the ship is in grave danger. With the lives of 5000 sleeping passengers at stake, only Jim and Aurora can save them all.
2016 | Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 1h 56m
IMDb: 7/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 31% | Metacritic: 41%
Initial release: 21 December 2016 (USA)
Director: Morten Tyldum
Box office: 294.3 million USD
The story of intelligence officer Max Vatan, who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.
2016 | Drama film/Thriller ‧ 2h 4m
IMDb: 7.1/10 | Rotten Tomatoes : 62% | Google Play : 4.2/5
Initial release: 23 November 2016 (USA)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris
10. T2 Trainspotting
First there was an opportunity, then there was a betrayal. Twenty years later, Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place that he can ever call home. There waiting for him are old buddies Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, love, fear, regret, self-destruction and mortal danger are also all lined up and ready to welcome him.
2017 | Drama film/Comedy ‧ 1h 57m
IMDb: 7.7/10| Rotten Tomatoes: 78% | The Guardian: 4/5
Initial release: 27 January 2017 (United Kingdom)
Director: Danny Boyle
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
11. The Great Wall
The Great Wall is a 2016 monster film directed by Zhang Yimou and starring Matt Damon, who plays a European mercenary in China during the Song dynasty. He encounters the Great Wall of China and meets Chinese soldiers who defend against monsters.
2016 | Fantasy/Mystery ‧ 2 hours
IMDb: 6.3/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 35% | Metacritic: 42%
Initial release: 6 December 2016 (Beijing)
Director: Zhang Yimou
Box office: 320.2 million USD
Budget: 150 million USD
Stars: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe
12. Fifty Shades Darker
When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.
2017 | Drama film/Romance ‧ 1h 58m
IMDb: 4.8/10 | Rotten Tomatoes: 9% | Metacritic: 33%
Initial release: 7 February 2017 (Germany)
Budget $55 million Box office $357.4 million Director: James Foley
Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson
That’s all for now, come next month we’ll post another compilation for you guys. Now go and check out these movies. Have you seen any one of these already? Let me have your feedback and thoughts in the comment section.
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