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Last Call: 54 Films Leaving Netflix in November (and 7 You Must See)

Last Call: 54 Films Leaving Netflix in November (and 7 You Must See)

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Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away.”

Netflix is clearing house this November by pulling some Oscar-winning hits and crowdpleasers from its streaming library, so if you’ve been meaning to get around to “Fargo,” “Rudy” and the George Clooney critical disaster “Batman & Robin,” now’s the time to start streaming. Below are the 54 titles leaving Netflix next month, plus Indiewire’s picks on what to stream before it’s too late.

Synopses partially provided by Netflix. 

Leaving 11/1

“1492: Conquest of Paradise” (1992)
“America in Primetime” (2011)
“Balto 3: Wings of Change” (2004)
“Batman & Robin” (1997)
“Best Kept Secret” (2013)
“Best Laid Plans” (1999)
“Changing Lanes” (2002)
“Cleopatra” (1963)
“Conspiracy Theory” (1997)
“Death Warrant” (1990)
“Fela Kuti: Music Is the Weapon” (1982)

Indiewire Pick: “Fargo” (1996)

When a car dealer conspires with dim-bulb criminals to kidnap his wife for a hefty ransom, a folksy — and pregnant — police chief is on the case. William H. Macy and Oscar winner Frances McDormand star in this Coen Brothers’ classic. 

Indiewire Pick: “Funny Games” (1997)

While vacationing at their secluded summer home, an affluent family is terrorized by a pair of sadistic creeps in this disturbing thriller. Michael Haneke remade this film shot-for-shot in 2007 with Naomi Watts, but the Austrian original has always proved more effective in being one of the most brutal films of all time. 

“Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide” (2012)
“Hero and Terror” (1988)

Indiewire Pick: “House of Flying Daggers” (2004)

Jin and Leo tangle with Mei, a dancer suspected of having ties to the House of Flying Daggers, which steals from the rich and gives to the poor.

“Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie” (2002)
“Lunopolis” (2009)
“Move Over, Darling” (1963)
“Norman” (2010)

Indiewire Pick: “Rudy” (1993)

Scrawny Rudy dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. Undaunted, Rudy works assisting the groundskeeper and joins the school’s practice squad.
”Saw” (2004)
“Saw II” (2005)
“Saw III” (2006)
“Saw IV” (2007)
“Saw V” (2008)
“Scream” (1996)
“Secrets of Mary Magdalene” (2006)
“Soul Plane” (2004)
“Stand by Me” (1986)
“Taking Lives” (2004)
“The Blues Brothers” (1980)
“The Core” (2003)

Indiewire Pick: “The Last Waltz” (1978)

Director Martin Scorcese captures the legendary final concert by The Band, staged at San Francisco’s Winterland arena on Thanksgiving Day 1976.

“The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio” (2005)
“Three Kings” (1999)
“Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns” (2008)
“Year of the Dog” (2007)
“Your Inner Fish” (2014)

Leaving 11/5
“The Perfect Stranger” (2011)

Leaving 11/7
“Shanghai Noon” (2000)

Leaving 11/8
“My Hope America with Bill Graham” (2013)

Leaving 11/9
“The Road” (2011)

Leaving 11/12
“A Girl Walks into a Bar” (2011)

Leaving 11/13

Indiewire Pick: “Stranger by the Lake” (2014)

Franck notices Henri sitting alone on a beach and starts a conversation that continues for days — in between Franck’s trysts with a seductive killer.

Leaving 11/19
“Breaking the Girls” (2013)
“Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus” (2013)

Leaving 11/22
“Bel Ami” (2012)
“Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview” (2012)

Leaving 11/27
“Burning Man” (2011)
“Leviathan” (2012)

Leaving 11/28
“Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” (2012)

Leaving 11/30
“Jesus Henry Christ” (2011)
“Virginia” (2010)

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