Netflix to ditch 134 movies and TV shows before Christmas: what to watch now

If you want to catch Edward Norton’s really rather smashing MCU film The Incredible Hulk, or take a final flight aboard Airplane, you’d better be quick – for Netflix are having a clear-out ahead of the festive season.

There are a whopping 134 movies and TV shows leaving the streaming platform next month, so if you were putting off watching any of them we strongly suggest you take the plunge now.

Our top picks include Steven Spielberg’s slave trade epic Amistad, Brandon Lee’s superbly dark comic book tale The Crow, the original – and wonderfully bizarre – Dune, family comedy The Great Outdoors with John Candy and Dan Aykroyd and Kevin Bacon’s classic monster horror flick Tremors.

There’s also Kevin Costner’s expensive-but-decent folly Waterworld and Tom Cruise’s enjoyable sci-fi adventure Oblivion – both well worth a peek before they set sail for the stars.

65 Movies Leaving Netflix UK on December 1:

  • Airplane (1980)
  • American Pie 2 (2001)
  • American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (2006)
  • American Reunion (2012)
  • American Wedding (2003)
  • Amistad (1997)
  • Bad Santa 2 (2016)
  • Barbie in Princess Power (2015)
  • The Blue Lagoon (1980)
  • Changeling (2008)
  • Child’s Play 3 (1991)
  • Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009)
  • The Cleanse (2018)
  • Constantine (2005)
  • The Crow (1994)
  • The Danish Girl (2015)
  • Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
  • Dune (1984)
  • Executive Decision (1996)
  • The Express (2008)
  • Far and Away (1992)
  • Four Brothers (2005)
  • Free Birds (2013)
  • Geostorm (2017)
  • The Great Outdoors (1988)
  • High Plains Drifter (1973)
  • How High (2001)
  • I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)
  • In Bruges (2008)
  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)
  • Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks (2019)
  • Jack Frost (1998)
  • The Last Legion (2007)
  • Long Weekend (2021)
  • Man of Tai Chi (2013)
  • The Man With the Iron Fists 2 (2015)
  • Monster Island (2017)
  • Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)
  • My Happy Family (2017)
  • Oblivion (2013)
  • Outbreak (1995)
  • Pacific Rim (2013)
  • Paradise Lost (2014)
  • Pompeii (2014)
  • RED 2 (2013)
  • Redemption (2013)
  • Robin Hood (2010)
  • Ronaldo (2015)
  • Rucker50 (2016)
  • Sinister (2012)
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
  • Spencer, Vogue and Baby Too (2019)
  • Survivor (2015)
  • Taking Lives (2004)
  • Taking New York (2015)
  • The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
  • The Theory of Everything (2014)
  • Together Together (2021)
  • Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
  • Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal (2018)
  • Tremors (1990)
  • Tremors 5: Bloodline (2015)
  • Two Weeks Notice (2002)
  • Untraceable (2008)
  • Waterworld (1995)

Leaving on December 2

  • The Addams Family (2019)
  • Christiana Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World (1 Season)
  • If I Were an Animal (1 Season)
  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
  • Oggy and the Cockroaches (1 Season)
  • P. King Duckling (1 Season)
  • Paprika (1 Season)
  • Space Jungle (2 Seasons)
  • Tattoo Fixers (4 Seasons)
  • This Way Up (1 Season)

December 3

  • Break (2018) N
  • Once Again (1 Season)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • The Whistlers (2019)

December 6

  • Friends with Money (2006)
  • Minecraft: Story Mode (2015)
  • Riddick (2013)
  • Trigger Happy TV (1 Season)

December 7

  • Endings, Beginnings (2020)
  • Over Her Dead Body (2008)

December 8

  • Blackfish (2013)
  • Body Brokers (2021)
  • Jaal (1986)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular (2018)
  • Shikari (1991)

December 10

  • Surf’s Up (2007)

December 13

  • Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
  • Manhunt: Unabomber (2017) N
  • Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

December 14

  • Countdown (2019)
  • Hard Kill (2020)

December 15

  • Act of Valour (2012)
  • Bangistan (2015)
  • Dalla Buyers Club (2013)
  • Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
  • Dil Dhadaknne Do (2015)
  • Don (2006)
  • Don 2 (2011)
  • Eddie – Strongman (2015)
  • Ender’s Game (2013)
  • Fukrey (2013)
  • Game (2011)
  • Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
  • Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
  • Lakshya (2004)
  • Luck by Chance (2009)
  • Mud (2012)
  • Rock On!! (2008)
  • She Is (2019)
  • Sparkle (2012)
  • Talaash (2012)
  • Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
  • Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

December 16

  • Black (1 Season) N
  • Cocomong (2 Seasons)
  • Merlin (5 Seasons)
  • Sequestered (1 Season

December 17

  • Blue Cafe and Guests (2019)
  • Marvel Anime: Wolverine (1 Season)
  • Marvel Anime: X-Men (2011)
  • The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008)

December 18

  • The Salisbury Poisonings (1 Season)

December 19

  • Hello, My Twenties (1 Season) N

December 19

  • 48 Christmas Wishes (2017)
  • The History of Future Folk (2012)