Netflix to get rid of 79 movies on July 1; Adding 45 more

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Internet movie streaming service Netflix will remove 79 titles from their online library on July 1, but they will also be adding 45 more, according to reports.

CNET.com reported that classics like “Taxi Driver,” “Spaceballs,” and “Chinatown” are getting nixed.  Also more more modern movies like “Hotel Rwanda,” “Lars and the Real Girl,” and “Resident Evil” are being cut.

While there’s plenty of reason to mourn the loss of some of these movies, Netflix is adding some classics like “Basic Instinct,” “Boyz in the Hood,” “Dead Man Walking,” “Mean Girls,” and “The Hunt for Red October.”

Several TV series will also be available starting in July, according to the Huffington Post.

TV shows to be added starting in July

  • “Animorphs: Seasons 1 & 2” available on July 1
  • “Knights of Sidonia” Season 1 available on July 4
  • “Hemlock Grove” Season 2 available on July 11
  • “Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures” Season 1 available on July 17
  • “Baby Daddy” Season 3 available on July 18
  • “Melissa & Joey” Season 3 available on July 18
  • “Hell on Wheels” Season 3 available on July 19
  • “Lost Girl” Season 4 available on July 24
  • “Continuum” Season 3 available on July 26

Movies to be removed starting on July 1:

  • 10 Questions For The Dalai Lama
  • A Borrowed Life
  • A View to a Kill
  • AeonFlux
  • After Fall, Winter
  • Angel Heart
  • As Good as it Gets
  • Bad Company
  • Bang the Drum Slowly
  • Beavis and Butt-head Do America
  • Call Northside 777
  • Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter
  • Chinatown
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Comic Book Villains
  • Cotton Comes to Harlem
  • Death Wish 3
  • Death Wish 4
  • Desert Fox
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Dragonslayer
  • Event Horizon
  • Evil Dead II
  • Fist of the North Star
  • For Your Eyes Only
  • Freedom Writers
  • From Russia With love
  • Future By Design
  • Gattaca
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • Goldfinger
  • Hotel Rwanda
  • Howard Stern’s Private Parts
  • Killing Zoe
  • Lars and the Real Girl
  • Last Holiday
  • Less Than Zero
  • Live and Let Die
  • Look Who’s Talking
  • Look Who’s Talking Now
  • Look Who’s Talking Too
  • Monkeybone
  • Naked Ambition
  • Never Say Never Again
  • Nick Of Time
  • No Way Home
  • Only the Strong
  • Palo Alto
  • Party Monster
  • Point Blank
  • Poolhall Junkies
  • Resident Evil
  • Robinson Crusoe On Mars
  • Rocky
  • Rocky II
  • Rocky III
  • Rocky IV
  • Rocky V
  • Roger Dodger
  • Rubber
  • Some Time, Next Year
  • Spaceballs
  • Spanglish
  • Spirit of the Marathon
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  • Stuart Saves His Family
  • Taxi Driver
  • Tentacles
  • The African Queen
  • The Dust Factory
  • The Little Prince
  • The Living Daylights
  • The Night of the Living Dead
  • The Odd Couple
  • The Rat Race
  • The Running Man
  • The Terminator
  • Tokyo Godfathers

Movies to be added:

  • 12 Angry Men
  • American Ninja (1985)
  • Ararat
  • Bad Santa
  • Basic Instinct
  • Best Defense (1984)
  • Blue Chips
  • Body of Evidence
  • Boyz In The Hood
  • Can’t Buy Me Love
  • Cheech & Chong’s Up In Smoke
  • City of God
  • Crimson Tide
  • Croupier
  • Dead Man Walking
  • Don’t Look Now (1973)
  • Eight Men Out
  • Fever Pitch (1997)
  • From Here to Eternity
  • Gandhi (1982)
  • Halloween Resurrection
  • Jersey Girl
  • Legends of the Fall
  • Madeline (1998)
  • Mean Girls
  • My Girl
  • My Girl 2
  • Patton (1970)
  • People I Know
  • Phantoms
  • Philadelphia
  • Primal Fear
  • Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country
  • Star Trek I The Motion Picture
  • Sugar Hill
  • The Babysitter
  • The Dark Half
  • The Hunt for Red October
  • The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
  • The Karate Kid (1984)
  • The Karate Kid II (1986)
  • The Keys of the Kingdom
  • The Parent Trap (1998)
  • Venus
  • Walking Tall Part II

14 comments

  • miriam

    Thanks for letting us know I sighed up because they had king of the hill married with children and south park now all gone. I will be cancelling my membership now some of my favorite showers are getting deleted.

  • Anonymous

    Its about time they are adding zone new movies. I am so tired of putting on netflex and then turning it off because of
    their terrible selections. I am ready to cancel netflex and go to some other place for movies

  • Keith Lytle

    Don’t you think this article would have been timed better last week or earlier. Is there a website where Netflix posts this information so that way we can find out before the day they drop all the movies in the future?

    • DoeJohnson

      Actually, they label which movies are going to be dropped on your watch list. Just scroll down your personal list and look for small text under the movie images.

      This is something you should always be aware of and pay attention to. Shows are constantly changing since different internet movie streaming sites compete for the rights to the movies. If you notice, many movies that are available on, say, Amazon Prime are not available on Netflix and vice-versa.

  • Pat

    Netflix does not own the rights to allow viewers to watch these movies, instead, they ‘rent’ the rights for a period of time.

  • Tany

    Is the list of movies being removed a complete list? Because I had Dahmer in ‘My List’ and it was removed on July 1st but it’s not mentioned above. They removed so many of my faves and added many that I don’t care about. :(

  • Richard Schutz

    It is really hard to find a movie worth watching on netflix and this change does not make it any easier. Why do I keep giving them money?

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