What’s leaving Netflix UK in April / May 2020?
Staff Reporter | On 23, Apr 2020
With a growing number of people self-isolating or working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, Netflix UK’s sizeable library of movies and TV shows is a vital resource for keeping entertained. But before you start bingeing through its new originals, don’t miss out on catching up with some other gems before their rights expire and they head to another service, such as Disney+ or BritBox, or just disappear into the digital ether.
This is your last chance to stream the following on Netflix UK:
Ingrid Goes West – 25th April
Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen are superb in this social media satire that’s a deliciously spiky takedown of modern life through an Insta-lens.
The Next Three Days – 25th April
“I’m Russell Crowe’s Wife, Get Me Out of Prison!” doesn’t sound like a film with much credibility. Indeed, Paul Haggis’ remake of French thriller Pour Elle occasionally lacks it in the script department, but The Next Three Days is a surprisingly believable (and gripping) drama about a prison break-out.
RoboCop (2014) – 27th April
Joel Kinnaman is on charismatic form in this underrated remake – a sleek, character-driven thriller that’s low on satire but high on heart.
The Dark Crystal – 30th April
On a fictional planet, the damaged Dark Crystal marks the onset of the age of chaos. If the crystal is not healed during the great conjunction of the three suns, the evil Skekses will rule forever. Jim Henson’s 1980s fantasy is so visually impressive that it spawned a Netflix prequel series.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – 30th April
Clint Eastwood is on iconic form in Sergio Leone’s seminal Spaghetti Western about two men forming an uneasy alliance to find treasure, while outwitting a third outlaw.
The Great Gatsby (2013) – 30th April
Hang ‘Em High – 30th April
Clint Eastwood cements his Western credentials with Ted Post’s 1968 classic, which follows Jed, a man seeking revenge on a group of vigilantes after they punish him for crimes he never committed and leave him for dead.
The Twilight Saga – 30th April
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson won hearts worldwide with their portrayal of star-crossed lovers Bella and Edward – one, an awkward outsider teenager, the other, a vampire.
The Maze Runner – 1st May
Ever wished that someone had remade 90s horror Cube for kids? Meet The Maze Runner, another young adult novel series that has been turned into a film franchise – but unlike the others, this sees our teens wake up trapped in a gigantic maze, where new boys arrive via a mysterious elevator. Until one day, a girl turns up. The cast (including Thomas Sangster and Will Poulter) face the sci-fi premise with straight faces, while the creatures scuttling through the labyrinth are genuinely unsettling.
Other titles leaving Netflix UK in April / May 2020:
The Magic Pill
Den of Thieves
Wolves at the Door
xXx: State of the Union
Act of Vengeance
Babam ve Oğlum (My Father and My Son)
Maggie & Bianca: Fashion Friends
27: Gone Too Soon
A Guy Thing
A Violent Man
American Experience: The Circus
American Experience: The Island Murder
The Back-Up Plan
Boys Over Flowers
Budhia Singh: Born to Run
Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War
Dharam Sankat Mein
Fire in the Blood
Forever My Girl
GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling
Gollu Aur Pappu
Harry BEnson: Shoot First
The Hooligan Factory
Into the Blue 2: The Reef
Le K Benzema
Losing Sight of Shore
Married to the Mob
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Moh Maya Money
Mumbai Delhi Mumbai
My Brother… Nikhil
Oh My God
One by Two
Pyaar Ka Punchnama
Queens of Comedy
Resident Evil: Afterlife
Saeed Mirza: The Leftist Sufi
Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong tory
Tanu Weds Manu
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Twilight: New Moon
Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1
Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2
What the Fish
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
4th Man Out
The Good Witch’s Gift
The Good Witch’s Wonder
Andaz Apna Apna
Love in the Moonlight (Gooreumi Geurin Dalbit)
The Producers (Peurodyusa)
With thanks to uk.newonnetflix.info for some of the information.