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Last Call: Films Leaving Netflix This May (And 6 You Can’t Miss)

Last Call: Films Leaving Netflix This May (And 6 You Can't Miss)

With May only a couple weeks away, Netflix is rolling out its new shows and movies list that will be premiering next month and also the titles that will departing the streaming service.

Subscribers will have the chance to watch any of the following films before they leave for good. There are plenty of features for everyone in the family, from comedies like “Election” and “Clerks” to action-packed films like “Blade Runner,” “Black Hawk Down” and many more.

Below are all the movies leaving Netflix this May, plus Indiewire’s personal picks on what to see before it’s too late. Synopses provided by Netflix.

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Leaving 5/1
“The Animatrix” (2003)
“Anna Karenina” (1948)
“Author! Author!” (1982)
“Beware of Mr. Baker” (2012)
“Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (1989)
“Broadway Idiot” (2013)
“Bus Stop” (1956)

Indiewire Pick: “Election” (1999)


Tracy Flick appears to have the election for student council president sewn up until a teacher rounds up a worthy opponent: a popular football player.

“The Good Life” (2012)
“Holiday Engagement” (2011)
“Kiss of Death” (1995)
“Mad Hot Ballroom” (2005)
“Mona Lisa Is Missing” (2012)
“Ralphie May: Austin-tatious” (2008)

Indiewire Picks: “Terms And Conditions May Apply” (2013)


Through interviews with technology thought leaders and futurists, this timely documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age.

“That’s What I Am” (2011)
Thérèse (2012)
“Truth or Die” (2012)
“Young & Handsome: An Evening with Jeff Garlin” (2008)

Leaving 5/2
“Slightly Single in L.A.” (2012)

Leaving 5/3
“JFK: The Smoking Gun” (2013)

Leaving 5/4
“Stealing Harvard” (2002)

Leaving 5/6
“Finding Normal” (2013)

Leaving 5/7
“JFK: A President Betrayed” (2013)

Leaving 5/9
“Cheerful Weather for the Wedding” (2012)
“Tears of the Sun” (2003)

Indiewire Pick: “Cracks” (2009)


A boarding school teacher is unusually close with her charges, until a new student’s arrival evokes strong emotions and disrupts their relationships.

READ MORE: Review: ‘Cracks’ An Elegant, Dramatic Debut By Jordan Scott

Leaving 5/10
“The Score” (2001)

Leaving 5/12
“The Ladykillers” (2004)

Leaving 5/13
“Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?” (2013)

Leaving 5/14
“The Master of Disguise” (2002)
“Offender” (2012)

Leaving 5/15
“A Pope For Everyone” (2013)
“Bratz: BFF: Best Friends Forever” (2007)
“The Greatest Places: IMAX” (1999)
“In Her Skin” (2009)
“Inhale” (2010)
“Search for the Great Sharks: IMAX” (1995)
“Tiger Eyes” (2012)

Leaving 5/16
“The Last Tycoon” (2012)

Indiewire Pick: “Blade Runner: Theatrical Cut” (1982)


In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to snuff out a quartet of escaped androids.

Leaving 5/19
“Peep World” (2010)

Leaving 5/21
“Struck by Lightning” (2012)

Leaving 5/22
“Stand Off” (2012)

Indiewire Picks: “Ida” (2013)


Raised in a Catholic orphanage during the Nazi occupation of Poland, a woman is poised to join the order when she learns the truth about her heritage.

READ MORE: Review: How the Bleak Drama ‘Ida’ Channels Ingmar Bergman Movies

Leaving 5/23
“Black Hawk Down” (2001)

Leaving 5/27
“Escape from Tomorrow” (2013)
“Run & Jump” (2013)
“Vanishing of the Bees” (2009)

Leaving 5/28/16
“Barfi!” (2012)

Leaving 5/29/16
“These Birds Walk” (2013)

Leaving 5/31/16
Indiewire Picks: “Clerks” (1994)
A glimpse at a day in the life of Dante and Randal, convenience store clerks who are sharp-witted, potty-mouthed, and bored out of their minds.

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