Box Office Weekend: March 2022

It’s (almost) March and spring is around the corner (I hope). We have plenty of options on every platform, plus reasons to buy popcorn in the theaters.

Tomorrow on HBO:

The Larry David Story, a documentary about Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David.

On Netflix Wednesday:

Against The Ice, based on a true story, follows two men left behind in Greenland during a 1909 expedition.

The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure, a South Korean period adventure, and sequel to 2014’s The Pirates, is about a group of pirates in search of treasure. It is currently South Korea’s highest-grossing film.

And Thursday:

The Weekend Away, a thriller directed by Kim Farrant and starring Leighton Meester, explores the consequences of a weekend that goes awry in Lisbon.

On HBOMax Thursday:

Gaming Wall Street, a documentary about last year’s “underdog” attempt to get back against hedge fund managers by raising the price of GameStop stock. Narrated by Kieran Culkin!

In theaters Friday, March 4:

Dear Mr. Brody is a documentary about “Michael Brody, Jr, the hippie-millionaire who offered the world peace for the price of a postage stamp.”

Huda’s Salon, a thriller about a woman whose visit to a salon becomes a nightmare when she is blackmailed by the owner.

A Day to Die, an action film starring Bruce Willis, is about a military veteran who has one day to pay a $2 million ransom.

The Batman, another Batman movie, stars Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis, and Colin Farrell.

Nightride: “Nightride is a real time, one shot thriller about a dealer trying to pull off one last job in order to go straight.”

Streaming on Prime:

Lucy and Desi, a documentary about the Ricardos, from Amy Poehler.

Streaming on Hulu:

Fresh, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones as a woman who is swept away by a man (Sebastian Stan), who is planning to eat her.

Streaming on Netflix:

The Invisible Thread: “A teenage son of two fathers makes a documentary about his parents but is surprised when a real-life plot twist occurs in his family.”

Meskina, which translates to “pity case,” is the nickname for a single woman whose family is desperate to see married.

In theaters Friday, March 11:

No Running: “A Black high school student finds himself under suspicion after his classmate’s mysterious disappearance.”

I Am Here is a documentary about Ella Blumenthal, one of the oldest living survivors of the Holocause.

Streaming on Netflix:

The Adam Project is a science fiction film starring Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Walker Scobell, Catherine Keener, and Zoe Saldana. A man travels back in time to visit his younger self in an effort to confront his father.

Streaming March 15:

Marilyn’s Eyes Yikes on a bike: “Food brings together a creative pair at a psychiatric hospital. As they turn a fictional restaurant into reality, they must find a recipe for healing.”

And on March 17: 

Rescued by Ruby is a true-story dog-drama about a man and his poorly-behaved shelter dog.

In theaters Friday, March 18:

The Outfit is a period crime drama. A tailor must outfit the mob.

X is a slasher film written and directed by Ti West. It stars Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, Scott Mescudi, and Brittany Snow. An adult film crew is attacked in the night by their elderly hosts.

The Torch is a documentary about Blues guitarist Buddy Guy.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie is a Japanese dark fantasy anime about a cursed teenager.

Alice stars Keke Palmer as an enslaved woman in rural Georgia who learns that it is actually 1973.

Measure of Revenge stars Bella Thorne, Jake Weary, Melissa Leo, and Roma Maffia. A woman forms an “unlikely alliance” with her son’s drug dealer on a quest for revenge.

The Unbreakable Boy: “A young boy with a rare brittle bone disease and autism has a joyous, life-affirming world view and inspires those around him with his resilient spirit.”

Laleh Drive, a drama, is about an Iranian woman aspiring to become a racecar driver.

The Hater is a Polish film: “When an ambitious young man begins working in the dark world of social media smear tactics, he discovers that his virtual games have very real consequences.”

Mau is a documentary about “design visionary” Bruce Mau.

On Disney+

Cheaper By the Dozen, the third theatrical adaptation, stars Gabrielle Union and Zach Braff.

More than Robots, four teams of teenagers compete in robot construction in the documentary from LucasFilm.

Streaming on Hulu:

Deep Water, adapted from the Patricia Highsmith novel, and starring Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, Rachel Blanchard, Lil Rel Howery, Finn Wittrock finally gets its release. Affleck and de Armas are a married couple playing deadly mind games after falling out of love. 

Streaming on Prime:

Master, starring Regina Hall, and written and directed by Mariama Diallo. The thriller examines racism on campus, as two women share their disturbing experiences at a predominantly white college in New England. A trailer was not available at press time.

Streaming on Netflix:

Black Crab is “a Swedish action thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world torn apart by war.”

Windfall is a “Hitchcockian thriller” starring Jesse Plemmons and Lily Collins.

Without Saying Goodbye, a romance set in Peru between a workaholic and a free-spirited artist.

And March 24:

Love Like the Falling Petals, a Japanese romance, finds a couple struck by a cruel twist of fate.

In theaters Friday, March 25:

Mothering Sunday stars Odessa Young as an orphaned maid spending Mother’s Day with her married lover.

The Lost City, an action comedy, stars Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, and Brad Pitt. Bullock is a reclusive author kidnapped while promoting her book. Tatum is her dim cover model who hopes to save her.

Everything Everywhere All at Once stars Michelle Yeoh, a woman who exists across multiple universes and will be hailed as a hero (I hope). Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenny Slate, and Harry Shum Jr. also star.

Infinite Storm, which lacks a trailer, stars Naomi Watts as a woman in need of a rescue after a soul-searching hike. 

The Greatest Inheritance stars Mena Suvari and Jaleel White. A trailer was unavailable at press time.

Ink & Linda is “a documentary chronicling the unexpected kinship between a dancer in her 70s and an urban artist in his 20s as they take over Los Angeles.” It lacks a trailer at press time, too.

And on Netflix this month:

All Hail and In Good Hands, which lack a trailer and a premise at press time.

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