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The Best Movies Ever to Come Out in March

Updated June 14, 2019 3.3k votes 244 voters 20.9k views38 items

List RulesMust have been released in the month of March

March is usually a dumping ground for movies that are neither summer blockbusters nor award contenders, but Marches of years past have had some great movies come out in theaters (movie releases in March 2013, by the way, not awful). These greatest films to come out in March is a list of the best movies ever to come out in March.

To give you an idea of how bad March typically is for movie releases, the rogue nuclear sub movie Phantom (starring David Duchovny and Ed Harris), released in March 2013, is fast on its way to becoming one of the least profitable movies ever made. In years past, however, March movie releases have included (the first installment of what is sure to be a mega trilogy), gladiator epic 300, and even The Godfather.


What is the best movie ever to come out in March? What Academy Award winning movies were released in March? What are the most successful movies released in March? This list of movies that came out in March is here for users to vote on what they consider to be the greatest movie released in March. This is not a complete list of films released in March, just the good ones. If your favorite movie released in March isn't on the list, make sure to add it to this list of the greatest films released in March.
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    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy

    Released1996

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  • The Godfather2
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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando

    Released1972

    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

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  • The Birds3
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    Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren

    Released1963

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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  • Raising Arizona4
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    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman

    Released1987

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh

    Released1960

    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus

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    Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher

    Released1984

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson

    Released2014

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • The Big Lebowski12
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    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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  • Basic Instinct13
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    Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas

    Released1992

    Directed byPaul Verhoeven

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    Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal

    Released1999

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    Chevy Chase, Lyndsy Fonseca

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  • Stand and Deliver16
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    Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos

    Released1988

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  • Inside Man17
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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington

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  • Tommy18
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    Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson

    Released1975

    Directed byKen Russell

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    Rashida Jones, Paul Rudd

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    Tom Hanks, Shelley Long

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    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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  • Heathers24
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    Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty

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    Directed byMichael Lehmann

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  • Lethal Weapon25
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    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey

    Released1987

    Directed byRichard Donner

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