Biggest new movies coming out in March 2020 – upcoming UK film releases

As Easter approaches we have a whole new host of diverse films coming to UK cinemas in March 2020.

Horror fans are for a treat with the release of John Krasinski's much-anticipated sequel film A Quiet Place Part 2, with Emily Blun t back as the widowed Evelyn Abbott fighting to protect what remains of her family, while Blumhouse Productions offers a scary new take on Fantasy Island.

Elsewhere, Disney is back with a new live-action adaptation, this time with a new spin on 1998 animation Mulan , which looks set to take even more inspiration from the original folklore that inspired the first film, while their next Pixar Animated adventure features Tom Holland and Chris Pratt as elves looking for a magical reunion with their late father in Onward.

It's also the month of true story movies, with the inspiring Military Wives and a biopic based on scientist Marie Curie, entitled Radioactive and starring Rosamund Pike.

And, finally, Peter Rabbit is back in town for more mischief to round out the month's releases.

Here is everything you have to look forward to in cinemas for March 2020.

Biggest new movies coming out in March 2020 – upcoming UK film releases

Fantasy Island

Set at a luxurious but remote tropical resort, Fantasy Island sees mysterious Mr Roarke make the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true, but soon fantasy turns into a nightmare and the guests of the island must struggle to escape. Stars Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, and Michael Pena.

Fantasy Island release date: March 6, 2020

Escape from Pretoria

Starring Daniel Radcliffe and Daniel Webber, two white South Africans try to escape from the notorious 'Robben Island' aka Pretoria Prison after working for the African National Congress (ANC).

Escape from Pretoria release date: March 6, 2020

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Military Wives

Based on a true story, a group of women whose partners are serving in Afghanistan form a choir and soon become national treasures and part of a global movement. Stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan.

Military Wives release date: March 6, 2020


In this latest Pixar animation tale, two teenage elf brothers named Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) go on an epic journey to discover some magic that will allow them to spend one last day with their late father who died when they were so young they can barely remember him. Our verdict is here.

Onward release date: March 6, 2020

Sulphur and White

Based on the true life story of David Tait (played by Mark Stanley), a mountaineer and city trader who hides hidden trauma from his childhood. Also stars Anna Friel and Emily Beecham.

Sulphur and White release date: March 6, 2020

The Photograph

Following the unexpected death of a famous photographer, her estranged daughter (Issa Rae) investigates her mother's early life and finds herself falling in love with a rising journalist (Lakeith Stanfield) who is also looking into her mother's past.

The Photograph release date: March 6, 2020

And Then We Danced

Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani)is a dancer in the National Georgian Ensemble and has been practicing alongside his brother and girlfriend for years. However, when a new arrival throws him off balance, he finds himself drawn into a rivalry and then a passionate forbidden romance. Our verdict is here.

And Then We Danced release date: March 13, 2020


A documentary filmmaker travels to a remote village in Brazil to make a new film but soon finds the locals hide sinister secrets. Stars Udo Kier, SIlvero Pereira, and Sonia Braga.

Bacurau release date: March 13, 2020


Following the murder of himself and his wife, marine Ray Garrison (Vin Diesel) finds himself resurrected to become a superhuman killing machine named Bloodshot. Unable to recall his past life, soon his memories come flooding back and he breaks out to seek revenge, only to find more secrets than he ever imagined. Also stars Sam Heughan and Eiza Gonzalez.

Bloodshot release date: March 13, 2020

Calm With Horses

In rural Ireland, a former boxer named Douglas "Arm" Armstrong (Cosmo Jarvis) has become involved in the ruthless drug-dealing family, the Devers. However, Arm is intent on being a good father to his autistic son, Jack, who resides with his mournful ex Ursula (Niamh Algar). Also stars Barry Keoghan.

Calm With Horses release date: March 13, 2020

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Based on a true story, Misbehaviour follows the events of the 1970 Miss World Competition, a landmark moment that saw the first black competitor crowned the winner of the title. The film stars Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Keeley Hawes, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Manville, Rhys Ifans, and Greg Kinnear.

Misbehaviour release date: March 13, 2020

My Spy

When nine-year-old Sophie (Chloe Coleman) catches him spying on her family, CIA agent JJ (Dave Bautista) begrudgingly agrees to train her in becoming a spy. Despite a game of cat and mouse ensuing, it soon becomes apparent that you don't need experience to be a good spy. Also stars Ken Jeong.

My Spy release date: March 13, 2020

The Hunt

Twelve strangers wake up in the middle of nowhere and have no idea what happened to them. However, it soon becomes apparent that they are being hunted by ruthless individuals belonging to the elite of society, but one of the hunted – Crystal (Betty Gilpin) is about to turn the tables on the evil killers. Also stars Emma Roberts and Hilary Swank.

The Hunt release date: March 13, 2020

A Quiet Place Part II

Following on from horror hit A Quiet Place, the Abbott clan led by mother Evelyn (Emily Blunt) travel through the outside world in the hope of surviving in silence. However, the widow and her children soon find the greatest threat does not come from the monsters that plague the world but the other human survivors they are yet to meet. Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, Djimon Hounsou, and John Krasinski also star.

A Quiet Place Part II release date: March 20, 2020


The dramatic true life story of scientist Marie Sklodowska-Curie, played by Gone Girl star Rosamund Pike, in a tale of her romances and discovers – including her marriage to husband Pierre Curie (Sam Riley). Also stars Anya Taylor-Joy as Irene Curie.

Radioactive release date: March 20, 2020

Following his release from prison, Jesus Quintana (John Turturro) immediately pairs up with fellow misfits Marie (Audrey Tautou) and Petey (Bobby Cannavale) for a whole new joyride of petty crime, sex, and mischief. Also stars Christopher Walken, Jon Hamm, Pete Davidson, and Susan Sarandon.

The Jesus Rolls release date: March 20, 2020

The Truth

From director Hirokazu Koreeda, a fraught reunion takes place between an actress (Catherine Deneuve) and her daughter (Juliette Binoche) following the actress publishing her tell-all memoirs. Also stars Ethan Hawke and Ludivine Sagnier.

The Truth release date: March 20, 2020

Peter Rabbit 2

That naughty rabbit Peter (James Corden) is back but this time he's out of the garden and finding himself a bit more appreciated in the outside world. However, will his family manage to track him down? Also stars Domnhall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, David Oyelowo, Elizabeth Debicki, and Margot Robbie,

Peter Rabbit 2 release date: March 27, 2020

The Painted Bird

Set during World War II, a young Jewish boy seeks refuge but finds himself encountering some unexpected characters. Stars Petr Kotlár, Stellan Skarsgard, Udo Kier, and Harvey Keitel.

The Painted Bird release date: March 27, 2020


A young couple wants a perfect home to live and come across a perfect neighbourhood with identical houses all over it. However, as the pair try to leave the development, they soon find that all roads take them back. Can they escape this horrific labyrinth? Stars Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots.

Vivarium release date: March 27, 2020


A live-action take from Disney that is based on their 1998 animated classic and the Chinese folk legend "The Ballad of Mulan", Mulan follows the titular heroine (Liu Yifei) as she takes her father's place – disguised as a man –  amongst the Chinese Imperial Army as terrifying hordes of invaders threaten her country.

Mulan release date: March 27, 2020

Which films will you be going to see in March 2020? Let us know in the comments below.

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