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Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in August 2019

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Last call: Titles leaving Netflix in August 2019 (Photo: Netflix)

August will see numerous of classic titles like "Scarface," "The Da Vinci Code" and "The Fifth Element" and franchises like "A Cinderella Story," "Final Destination," and "The Butterfly Effect" leaving Netflix. Here are ten other titles that caught my eye.

"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas "

Director Terry Gilliam ("Brazil," "12 Monkeys") has a way of dividing critics and audience alike. His take on Hunter S. Thompson's novel "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" is one of the most divisive. Johnny Depp and Benicio del Toro star as Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo, a pair of journalists who embark on a drug-fueled journey through Las Vegas. (Leaving 8/1/19)

"Good Will Hunting"

A mathematical genius (Matt Damon) who works as a janitor at M.I.T. turns to a psychologist (Robin Williams) to help him find his way. Williams won an Oscar for his performance and Damon and Ben Affleck also took home Academy Awards for their screenplay. (Leaving 8/1/19)

"Hairspray" (1988)

You might be familiar with the Broadway play or the 2007 version, but once upon a time "Hairspray" was a strange turn in the career of writer/director John Waters (in this case meaning it was far more accessible than anything he had done before). The musical tells the story of a teen (Ricki Lake) who looks to fight segregation through dancing on a local television show in Baltimore 1962. (Leaving 8/1/19)

"Hot Fuzz"

With "Shaun of the Dead" director Edgar Wright, writer/actor Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost lampooned the zombie horror genre. "Hot Fuzz" sees them take on the buddy cop action film subgenre. (Leaving 8/1/19)

"The Master"

You can debate if director/writer Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is or isn't an open critique of Scientology as it explores the religious journey of WWII Vet Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) after he meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a philosophical movement known as "The Cause."(Leaving 8/1/19)

"No Country for Old Men"

Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin star in Joel and Ethan Coen's adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel "No Country for Old Men." The neo-western is centered on Llewelyn Moss (Brolin), a man who finds $2 million in the desert after a drug deal goes terribly wrong. (Leaving 8/11/19)


"Poltergeist" is simply one of the most terrifying horror film's I've ever seen. A ghost story with a real sense of menace that includes everything from a possessed clown doll to skeletons rising out of the ground. Directed by Tobe Hooper ("The Texas Chain Saw Massacre") and an uncredited Steven Spielberg.(Leaving 8/1/19)

"Wind River"

When the body of a young woman is discovered Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, a local U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker teams with a young FBI agent to find those who are responsible for her death. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen and was written and directed by Taylor Sheridan ("Hell or High Water," "Sicario") (Leaving 8/28/19)


David Fincher's 2007 "Zodiac" is as much a newsroom drama as it is a thriller that follows the path of the Zodiac Killer through his numerous murders in the San Francisco Bay Area and the coded letter he wrote to newspapers. The film starts Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey, Jr. (Leaving 8/6/19)


Ten years ago, s Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin teamed up for "Zombieland" a comedic take on the zombie apocalypse genre. Essentially a road trip movie, the film follows a group of survivors as they search for a zombie-free sanctuary. (Leaving 8/1/19)

A complete list of titles leaving Netflix in August, 2019

Leaving 8/1/19

"A Cinderella Story"
"A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song"
"Another Cinderella Story"
"Austin Powers in Goldmember"
"Beverly Hills Chihuahua"
"Chuggington: Season 1-5"
"Death in Paradise: Season 1-7"
"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
"Final Destination"
"Final Destination 2"
"Final Destination 3"
"Good Will Hunting"
"Gosford Park"
"Hairspray" (1988)
"Hairspray" (2007)
"Hot Fuzz"
"Just Friends"
"The Butterfly Effect"
"The Butterfly Effect 2"
"The Da Vinci Code"
"The Fifth Element"
"The Final Destination"
"The Hurt Locker"
"The Master"
"The Village"
"World War II in Colour"
"World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel: S1"

Leaving 8/2/19

"The Founder"

Leaving 8/5/19

"Mothers and Daughters"
"Slow TV: Collection"

Leaving 8/6/19

"Love, Rosie"

Leaving 8/8/19

"The Emoji Movie"

Leaving 8/11/19

"No Country for Old Men"

Leaving 8/14/19

"The Royals:" Season 1

Leaving 8/15/19

"World War Two: 1942 and Hitler's Soft Underbelly:" Season 1

Leaving 8/16/19

"The 40-Year-Old Virgin"

Leaving 8/20/19

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

Leaving 8/21/19

"Beautiful Creatures"

Leaving 8/28/19

"Wind River"

Leaving 8/30/19


Leaving 8/31/19

"Straw Dogs"