Photo: UConn: The March to Madness (Courtesy of HBO). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Thaw out from the winter chill by tuning into the hot new programming making its way to HBO NOW this March.

New original programming highlights include the premieres of two new documentaries: Rock and a Hard Place, a look at incarcerated young people who are given the opportunity to trade an extensive prison sentence for a fresh start by completing the famed Miami-Dade County Corrections Rehabilitation Boot Camp that features and is executive produced by Dwayne Johnson, and Cries from Syria, a harrowing account of the Syrian civil war from the inside out from Oscar®-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky,

Other original programming includes the unscripted HBO Sports series UConn: The March to Madness, which chronicles the 2016–2017 season of the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball teams’ pursuit of a fifth consecutive national championship. The hilarious adult-comedy series Animals. also returns for its second season, as comedian Jerrod Carmichael prepares to launch his second HBO comedy special, Jerrod Carmichael: 8.

There’s something for everyone in the list of new movies joining HBO NOW this month, from recent box office hits like X-Men: Apocalypse, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Ice Age: Collision Course and Independence Day: Resurgence to a bevy of rewatchable movies including The Cider House Rules, Hairspray, American Psycho, Marley & Me and Resident Evil.

Departing titles for March include two Oscar®-nominated flicks from 2016 — Brooklyn and The Danish Girl — along with several acclaimed and award-winning movies from years past, including Capote, Cast Away, Cold Mountain and Eastern Promises.

Photos: Jerrod Carmichael: 8; Cries from Syria (Courtesy of HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

New Original Programming:

UConn: The March to Madness (3/2)*
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (3/6)
Jerrod Carmichael: 8 (3/11)
Cries from Syria (3/13)
Animals., Season 2 Premiere (3/17)
The Zookeeper’s Wife: HBO First Look (3/20)
Rock and a Hard Place (3/27)
Gifted: HBO First Look (3/28)
*Debuts on HBO NOW/ HBO GO morning after linear airing

Theatrical Premieres:

The Green Inferno, 2013 (3/1)
X-Men: Apocalypse, 2016 (3/4)
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, 2016 (3/11)
Ice Age: Collision Course, 2016 (3/18)
The Last Witch Hunter, 2015 (3/19)
Within, 2016 (3/22)
Independence Day: Resurgence, 2016 (3/25)

Photos (Clockwise from Left): Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (Courtesy of Universal Studios); X-Men: Apocalypse (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox); Ice Age: Collision Course (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox); Independence Day: Resurgence (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.


Madre (AKA Mother), 2016 (3/1)
El Acompañante, 2015 (3/3)
Mi America, 2015 (3/10)
Una Noche De Amor (AKA One Night of Love), 2016 (3/17)

Starting March 1:

American Psycho, 2000
American Psycho II: All American Girl, 2003
Bullet to the Head, 2013
The Cider House Rules, 1999
Closed Circuit, 2013
Cocoon, 1985
Cocoon The Return, 1988
Dragnet, 1987
End of Days, 1999
Grumpier Old Men, 1995
Grumpy Old Men, 1993
Hairspray, 2007
Live Free or Die Hard, 2007
M*A*S*H, 1970
Marley & Me, 2008
The Mothman Prophecies, 2002
Nights in Rodanthe, 2008
Parenthood, 1989
Powder, 1995
Rabbit Hole, 2010
Resident Evil, 2002
The Secret Life of Bees, 2008
The Tuxedo, 2002
Under Siege, 1992

Last Chance to Catch:

AVPR: Aliens vs. Predator Requiem, 2007 (Ends 3/24)
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, 2007 (Ends 3/24)

Ending March 31:

The 33, 2015
Balls of Fury, 2007
Black Mass, 2015
The Boy’s Life, 1993
Bride Wars, 2009
Brooklyn, 2015
Cold Mountain, 2003
The Danish Girl, 2015
Point Break, 2015
Suffragette, 2015
Capote, 2005
Cast Away, 2000
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, 2004
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, 2006
Eastern Promises, 2007
Ella Enchanted, 2004
Jeepers Creepers, 2001
The Kingdom, 2007
The Longest Yard, 1974
The Place Beyond the Pines, 2013
The Soloist, 1993
Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye, 1985
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, 1995
Vice, 2015
We Were Soldiers, 2002
Youth, 2015

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