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New on Amazon Prime Instant for March 2015: Best TV shows and films to watch this month

The likes of Mockingjay Part 1 and The Matrix Reloaded are new this month

Jess Denham
Wednesday 04 March 2015 14:57
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

It's not only Netflix serving your online streaming needs with some great new films and TV shows this month.

Amazon Prime also has a host of exciting fresh content arriving on its service in March, from Oscar-nominated biopic The Imitation Game and Daniel Radcliffe thriller Horns to time travel adventure Outlander.

Titles marked 'TVOD' are available to rent or buy by both Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers and Amazon customers, while 'SVOD" content can only be watched as part of the subscription.

Below is our pick of what you now have to enjoy:


Horns (TVOD)

Daniel Radcliffe sheds his innocent Harry Potter image to star with Juno Temple in this dark fantasy thriller about a young man who wakes up to find he has devillish horns and paranormal abilities.

Daniel Radcliffe and Juno Temple in Horns

The Imitation Game (TVOD)

Benedict Cumberbatch was Oscar-nominated for his role as persecuted World War II codebreaker Alan Turing in this widely-acclaimed biopic also starring Keira Knightley and Allen Leech.

Benedict Cumberbath as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (TVOD)

Jennifer Lawrence is back as the kick-ass Katniss Everdeen for the third instalment of dystopian adventure The Hunger Games. Here, she must battle to save Peeta from the hands of President Snow and the Capitol.

Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in Mockingjay Part 1

Get On Up (TVOD)

Chadwick Boseman plays James Brown in this biopic from The Help director Tate Taylor, chronicling The Godfather of Soul's rise from poverty to worldwide musical success.

Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get On Up

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (SVOD)

A collection of short animated stories based on the adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger and the rest of The Hundred Acre Wood animals. Say no more.

Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh and friends

The Matrix Reloaded + The Matrix Revolutions (SVOD)

The Wachowski Brothers' two sequels promise yet more sci-fi action from Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and the gang. Remember: "To deny our own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human".

Carrie-Anne Moss and Keanu Reeves in The Matrix Reloaded



Based on the best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon, Outlander is shot in the Scottish Highlands and features an all-star British cast. This gripping tale of love, lust and passionate adventures follows married World War II nurse Claire as she is thrown back in time from 1945 into an unknown world set in 1743.

The Comeback - Season 2 (TVOD)

Friends star Lisa Kudrow plays an ex A-list celebrity desperately struggling to rekindle the past glory of her acting career, armed with nothing but a camera crew and an assertive outlook.

The Americans - Season 2 (SVOD)

Two Soviet intelligence agents spy on the American government while disguised as a married couple in this popular crime drama.

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