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All the Movies and TV Leaving Netflix in April

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The universe gives, and the universe takes away. Earlier today, we told you about all the new movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in April, but now it’s time for the sad flip side to that coin: The ones that must go. If you’re a horror buff, you’ll want to catch all the Friday the 13th movies, because they’re on the way out, but fans of all genres—old movies, ‘80s classics (KARATE KID?! Say it ain’t so, Netflix!), westerns, sports movies, and more.

Here are our picks for the titles that will be leaving in April, and read on to see the full list below.

1. Friday the 13th: Part 6: Jason Lives
Year: 1986
Director: Tom McLoughlin
Leaving: April 1
After he accidentally reanimates Jason, Tommy (from parts four and five) struggles to warn a nearby summer camp—this time with actual kids. Within his first two minutes back alive, Jason punches a dude’s heart out. Awesome. (An honorable mention has to go to the final moments of the poor town sheriff, who Jason literally folds in half.) Admittedly, this one isn’t particularly scary, but Jason Lives is in clear, reverent conversation with the entire franchise, a self-reflexive edge that predates Scream by a decade (“Some folks have a strange idea of entertainment,” one character laments). In a way, this movie feels more essentially Friday the 13th than the original ever did. —Jeffrey Bloomer

2. Good Morning, Vietnam!
Year: 1987
Director: Barry Levinson
Leaving: April 1
Inspired by real-life namesake, Saigon-based disc jockey Adrian Cronauer, this is where Robin Willians came into his own as a marquee draw and Oscar-nominated actor. (He eventually won for 1997’s Good Will Hunting.) Director Barry Levinson wisely let his leading man ad lib the Armed Forces Radio programs, a rapid-fire melange of one-liners, impressions, pop culture references, sound effects and off-the-cuff characters that made “the airways a demilitarized zone.” There’s nothing much for the outstanding supporting cast (Forest Whitaker, Robert Wuhl, Bruno Kirby) to do but take a backseat to Williams’ singular brand of comic anarchy. —Amanda Schurr

3. Mystic River
Year: 2003
Director: clint Eastwood
Leaving: April 1
Evildoers get away with murder, innocents get whacked, and so on — hardly a new theme. Clint Eastwood’s 24th directorial endeavor Mystic River dares to be bleaker. It suggests that between crime and misdirected punishment, men mope around miserably, women are whiny and worse, the past controls our fate, and hope is as empty and fleeting as a marching band on Main Street.
—Jeffrey Overstreet

 

Leaving April 1
28 Hotel rooms
Annie
Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous
Astonishing X-Men: Torn
Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable
Baby Genius: A Trip to the San Diego Zoo
Baby Genius: Animal Adventures
Chalet Girl
Clue (1985)
Color Splash Collection: Collection 1
Coneheads
Friday the 13th 
Friday the 13th: Part 2
Friday the 13th: Part 3
Friday the 13th: Part 4: The Final Chapter
Friday the 13th: Part 6: Jason Lives
Friday the 13th: Part 8: Jason Takes Manhattan
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Get Shorty
Good Morning, Vietnam
Guess Who
Income Property Collection: Collection 1
Inventing the Abbotts
Jane Eyre
Jeepers Creepers
Jeepers Creepers 2
Les Miserables (1935)
Madeline
Miral
Murder by Numbers
Mystic Pizza
Mystic River
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure
Philadelphia
Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day Collection: Collection 1
Reindeer Games
Selling New York Collection: Collection 1
Sense and Sensibility
Shadow of the Vampire
Taking Lives
The Amityville Horror
The Cable Guy
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid Part II
The Karate Kid Part III
The Quick and the Dead
The Whole Nine Yards

Leaving April 10
Sleeping Beauty

Leaving April 12
Paranormal Activity 4: Unrated Edition

Leaving April 16
The Woman Who Wasn’t There

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