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Last Call: 42 Films Leaving Netflix This December (Plus 5 You Must See)

Last Call: 42 Films Leaving Netflix This December (Plus 5 You Must See)

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Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away.”

Netflix is clearing house this holiday season by pulling some of its most classic selections from its streaming library, so if you’ve been meaning to get around to “The Hustler,” “The Great Escape” or “The Silence of the Lambs,” now’s the time to start streaming. With the long Thanksgiving weekend ahead of us, it looks like the next couple of days will be the last chance to take a look at all of the following titles. Below are the 42 movies leaving Netflix next month, plus Indiewire’s picks on what to stream before it’s too late. 

Synopses provided by Netflix.

Leaving 12/1

Indiewire Pick: “All About Eve” (1950)

Bette Davis plays an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan as her assistant, only to learn that the woman is a conniving upstart.

“Batman Begins” (2005)
“Beverly Hills Cop III” (1994)
“Brian’s Song” (1971)
“Brian’s Song” (2001)
“The Brothers Grimm” (2005)
“The Burbs” (1989)
“Cop Land” (1997)
“Damien: Omen II” (1978)
“The Dark Crystal” (1982)
“Employee of the Month” (2006)
“Forces of Nature” (1999)

Indiewire Pick: “Get Low” (2009)

Robert Duvall stars as irascible backwoods loner Felix Bush, who plans his funeral while he’s still around to attend — and enjoy — the proceedings.

Indiewire Pick: “The Great Escape” (1964)

This epic adventure centers on an audacious plan by Allied officers to stage a massive breakout from an ostensibly escape-proof German prison camp.

Indiewire Pick: “The Hustler” (1961)

Paul Newman scores as pool shark “Fast Eddie” Felson, who tours the country hustling games — even challenging reigning champion Minnesota Fats.

“The High and the Mighty” (1954)
“Insomnia” (2002)
“Juice” (1992)
“K-19: The Widowmaker” (2002)
“Labyrinth” (1986)
“Last Night” (2010)

“Modern Problems” (1981)
“My Best Friend’s Wedding” (1997)
“Necessary Roughness” (1991)
“The Omen” (1976)
“Omen III: The Final Conflict” (1981)
“The Paw Project” (2013)
“The Pink Panther 2” (2009)
“Shrink” (2009)

Indiewire Pick: “Silence of the Lambs” (1991)

FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned cannibal.

“Soapdish” (1991)
“Trek Nation” (2011)
“Two Can Play That Game” (2001)

Leaving 12/6
“360” (2011)
“The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure” (2012)

Leaving 12/9
“C.O.G.” (2013

Leaving 12/12
“Why Did I Get Married?” (2007)

Leaving 12/12
“How to Build a Better Boy” (2014)

Leaving 12/15
“Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” (2004)

Leaving 12/17
“Underclassman” (2005)

Leaving 12/21
“Red Hook Summer” (2012)

Leaving 12/24
“Una Noche” (2012)

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