The list of departures from Netflix’s UK service for April has been revealed and some major films will be leaving.
Most notable on the list of departures is the sci-fi classic Arrival, both Edgar Wright’s beloved comedies Hot Fuzz and Shaun Of The Dead and Stephen King’s multi-Academy Award-winning chiller The Green Mile.
The stunning drama Atonement also flies through the loft, as do the timeless drama Schindler’s List and Angelina Jolie’s stylish World War II epic Unbroken.
Cult comedy Clueless is also out, as is costume drama Jane Eyre and classic gangster romp, Carlito’s Way.
You can find the full list of departures here, but even at a glance, the list is full of critical darlings and blockbusters.
What about family movies?
Oh, they too are not spared.
Shrek and its sequel Shrek 2, as well as Bee Movie, The Lorax and the third part of Madagascar, are leaving.
What’s Coming to Netflix in April?
With more and more of the major studios and broadcasters moving their movies and shows away from Netflix and onto their own supported streaming services like Hulu, HBO Max, and Disney Plus, Netflix is increasingly compensating for its own content.
Among the new Netflix original movies arriving in April are Judd Apatow’s new comedy The Bubble, Metal Lords, the new high school drama from Game Of Thrones co-creator DB Weiss, and British horror, Choose Or Die.
Joaquin Phoenix’ Oscar-winning turn as Joker also returns to Netflix on April 12, while box office bomber, The Goldfinch, will see if it can win a new audience on the streamer when it kicks off on April 4.
In addition, there is a series of new series, the star-laden legal drama Anatomy Of A Scandal and the final installment of the critically acclaimed drama Ozark. There’s also the small matter of Bridgerton season 2, with the mega-hit returning on March 25.
So some big arrivals, but Netflix’s lineup of movies from other studios is getting thinner and thinner by the month.