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Last Call: 45 Films Leaving Netflix in October (and 6 You Must See)

Last Call: 45 Films Leaving Netflix in October (and 6 You Must See)

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Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away.” 

Cinephiles, start your streaming engines: There’s only a few days left to stream some of Netflix’s most popular titles, including acclaimed dramas from Terrence Malick, Oscar-winning hits from Woody Allen and some of the horror genre’s most celebrated masterpieces. Check out all of the titles leaving Netflix next month below, including Indiewire’s own picks on what to stream before it’s too late.

Synopses provided by Netflix. 

Leaving 10/1

Indiewire Pick: “A Nightmare on Elm Street” (1984)

Years after being burned alive by angry parents, child killer Freddy Krueger returns to haunt the dreams and waking hours of small-town teens. Honor the late Wes Craven, and get a jump on Halloween almost a month early, by streaming this legendary horror classic. 

“Analyze That” (2002)
“Analyze This” (1999)
“Angela’s Ashes” (1999)

Indiewire Pick: “Annie Hall” (1977)

Diane Keaton and Woody Allen star in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy about the relationship between a neurotic writer and a quirky aspiring singer. La-di-da, la-di-da, la la. 

“Baby’s Day Out” (1994)
“Bandits” (2001)
“Barnyard” (2006)
“Beyond Borders” (2003)
“Charlie Bartlett” (2007)
“Clockstoppers” (2002)
“Cold Mountain” (2003)

Indiewire Pick: “Days of Heaven” (1978)

After accidentally killing a man, a steel mill worker moves with his girlfriend to Texas but runs into
trouble when a wealthy man falls for her. Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard and Linda Manz star in this visually sweeping American drama from Terrence Malick, who won Best Director and Cannes for his ambitious work behind the camera. The movie also won the Oscar for Best Cinematography and is widely considered one of the best looking films ever made.

“Dead Man Walking” (1978)
“Domestic Disturbance” (2001)
“Down to Earth” (2001)
“Ella Enchanted” (2004)
“Interview With A Vampire” (1994)
“Kangaroo Jack” (2003)
“Life Happens” (2011)
“L’Auberge Espagnole” (2002)
“Maverick” (1994)
“Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” (1985)
“Plankton Invasion” (2012)
“Rob Roy” (1995)
“Romeo + Juliet” (1996)
“The Beautician and the Beast” (1997)
“The Devil’s Rejects” (2005)

Indiewire Pick: “The Exorcist” (1973) 

When a movie actress begins to suspect that an evil spirit is possessing her young daughter, she calls in two priests to try to exorcise the demon. William Friedkin’s chilling masterpiece is often cited as the scariest movie of all time, and while its old school special effects may not stand the test of time, its unrelenting suspense and psychological mind games never fail to send massive chills up your spine. Don’t stream it alone. 

“The Hunt For Red October” (1990)
“The Phantom of the Opera” (1989)
“The Producers” (1968)

Indiewire Pick: “This Is Spinal Tap” (1984)

Rob Reiner’s cult satire about a fictional heavy metal group named Spinal Tap spoofs nearly every facet of rock ‘n’ roll excess, while also making fun of the formal language of the documentary genre. With ace performances from Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Schear, you’ll want to turn your amp up to 11 for this one. 

“Twilight” (2008)
“Twins” (1998)
“Windtalkers” (2002)
“You Got Served” (2004)

Leaving 10/9
“Crank” (2006)

Leaving 10/15
“Good Luck Chuck” (2007)

Leaving 10/16
“Bruno” (2009)

Indiewire Pick: “Chico & Rita” (2010)

This animated celebration of Cuban music features jazz greats in an epic story of romance, ambition and glamour set in the 1940s. The film was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, becoming the first Spanish-language film to ever earn a spot in the category.

Leaving 10/20
“Freelancers” (2012)

Leaving 10/22
“Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

Leaving 10/27
“Alexandria” (2010)

Leaving 10/29
“America’s Sweethearts” (2001)

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