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Last Call: 39 Films Leaving Netflix This February (And 7 You Can’t Miss)

Last Call: 39 Films Leaving Netflix This February (And 7 You Can't Miss)

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Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away.”

Winter is about to get a little tougher now that Netflix is taking away some of its most beloved titles next month. If you’ve been dying to Billy Bob Thornton get his Grinch on in “Bad Santa” or Jamie Foxx in his Oscar-winning role in “Ray,” now is the time to start streaming or forever hold your peace. Below are all 39 movies leaving Netflix this February, plus Indiewire’s personal picks on what to see before it’s too late.

Synopses provided by Netflix.

Leaving 2/1
“Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein” (1999)
“Asylum” (2005)”
“Bad Santa” (2003)”
“Benny and Joon” (1993)

Indiewire Pick: “Big Fish” (2003)

In one of Tim Burton’s most resonant dramas, a reporter attempts to learn more about his dying father by finding the truth behind a lifetime of his tall tales and legends of epic proportions.

“Blue Crush” (2002)
“Crocodile Dundee 2” (1988)
“The Dancer Upstairs” (2002)
“Daylight” (1996)
”The Firm” (1993)
“Fletch” (1985)
“Gifted Hands” (2009)
“Gothika” (2003)

Indiewire Pick: “The Hurt Locker” (2008)

Kathryn Bigelow’s masterful war drama follows one of the U.S. Army’s elite explosive ordnance disposal teams operating in Iraq. The movie won six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

“The Naked Gun” (1988)
“Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult” (1994)
“Rain Man” (1988)
“Ray” (2004)
“Sorority Row” (2009)
“Terms of Endearment” (1983)

Indiewire Pick: “The Terminator” (1984) 

In the post-apocalyptic future, tyrannical machines teleport a cyborg to 1984 to a kill a woman whose unborn son is destined to lead the human rebels.

Leaving 2/3
“Bottle Shock” (2008)

Leaving 2/7
“Jack & Diane” (2012) 

Indiewire Pick: “Compliance” (2012) 

This tense drama unfolds as a prank caller pretends to be a cop and convinces a restaurant manager to interrogate her teenaged employee about a theft.

Leaving 2/11
“Stephen King’s Bag of Bones” (2011)
“Were the World Mine” (2008)

Indiewire Pick: “United 93” (2006)

Re-creating the harrowing events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 in real time, Paul Greengrass presents the devastating drama of Sept. 11, 2001.

Leaving 2/13
“The Fourth Kind” (2009)

Leaving 2/15
“Kitten Party” (2010)

Leaving 2/17
“Violet & Daisy” (2011)

Leaving 2/19
“North Sea Texas” (2011)
“Problem Child: Leslie Jones” (2009)

Indiewire Pick: “Side By Side” (2012) 

Keanu Reeves produced and narrates this engaging documentary about the history of digital cinema technology and its vast impact on the movie industry.

Leaving 2/21
“Nobody Walks” (2012)
“Universal Solider: Day of Reckoning” (2012)

Indiewire Pick: “Jesus Camp” (2006)

This documentary follows three kids at a controversial summer camp that grooms the next generation of conservative Christian political activists.

Leaving 2/27
“Crooked Arrows” (2012)
“Halloween: Resurrection” (2002)

Leaving 2/28
“The Sea Inside” (2004)

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