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22nd Mar 2023

You have a week to watch these great films before they leave Netflix

Simon Kelly

Movies leaving Netflix in April

Clear your schedule.

Sometimes there’s simply not enough time to catch up on all the flicks you want to see across Netflix. There’s always one or two great film that slips through the cracks and disappears before you get the chance to stick it on.

Luckily, we’re giving you a warning that you have just over a week to check out these excellent movies before they leave Netflix at the end of the month.

So clear some time in your calendar and tick some of these off your list while you have the chance.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

Timothée Chalamet launched into the collective hearts of the world after starring in this breakout Luca Guadagnino film.

Nominated for four Academy Awards and winning one for Best Adapted Screenplay, the film is set in 1983 in northern Italy and follows the the romantic relationship between a 17-year-old, Elio Perlman (Chalamet), and Oliver (Armie Hammer), a 24-year-old graduate-student assistant to Elio’s father Samuel (Michael Stuhlbarg), an archaeology professor.

The Green Mile (1999)

Based on Stephen King’s 1996 novel of the same name, The Green Mile stars Tom Hanks as a death row prison guard during the Great Depression who witnesses supernatural events following the arrival of an enigmatic convict (Michael Clarke Duncan).

The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and is regarded as one of the best Stephen King screen adaptations.

Looper (2012)

One of the most interesting plots for a film over the past few years, Rian Johnson’s Looper follows contract killers called “loopers” hired by criminal syndicates from the future to terminate victims whom they send back through time.

Joseph Gorden-Levitt stars as Joe, a looper who is tasked with assassinating his older self, played by Bruce Willis in a sci-fi cat and mouse chase well worth watching.

Scary Movie (2000)

Scary Movie really captures a generation and is a concrete cult classic since its release over twenty years ago. The slasher comedy riffs on the likes of Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Halloween, The Shining and Friday the 13th.

The original birthed four sequels but will always remain the fan favourite in the series. A guilty pleasure of a film for many a movie-lover.

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci star in this Tim Burton gothic flick from 1999. In the movie, police constable Ichabod Crane is sent from New York City to investigate a series of murders in the village of Sleepy Hollow by a mysterious Headless Horseman.

There’s a lot to love about this film, including a brilliant Danny Elfman score and some classic Burton visuals.

Taxi Driver (1976)

You talkin’ to me? Martin Scorsese’s 1976 film is one of the most iconic in history, with Robert De Niro giving an incredibly raw performance as the troubled Travis Bickle.

The gritty neo-noir drama focuses on Bickle, a cab driver who’s mental state deteriorates throughout the film as he drives around New York City at night.

Warm Bodies (2013)

Jonathan Levine’s paranormal comedy came about around the zombie boom which saw the walking dead take over TV and film. However, the film offers a refreshing take on the genre, telling its story through the zombie’s perspective.

The film stars Nicholas Hoult as a zombie who forms a relationship with a regular woman played by Teresa Palmer, causing him to slowly return to human form.

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