These 10 titles leaving Netflix this June will crush your heart
Bring your tissues for you will never get another Netflix moment with The Young Victoria, Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of and other 30 something shows
It's never easy come, easy go when it comes to our favorite shows and movies. Most of the time when days are hard, there's nothing more uplifting than cozying up to good flicks and emotionally connecting with brilliant actors. And thanks to how the industry has grown, there's a good set of movies to binge on for every mood and also thanks to network services, there's always a way.
But looks like all good things come to an end and not always for the best. While Netflix has announced several good shows on the network, it's deleting some of our classic favorites and there's no Ctrl+Z for that, even emotionally. Come June, roughly 40 movies are exiting from the network. Here are the 10 picks that will surely wrench your heart.
1. 50 First Dates
We will not be able to see beautiful Lucy, played by Drew Barrymore, fall in love with Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) over and over again. Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment until he meets Lucy in Hawaii. Sparks fly on their first date and he thinks he's found the girl of his dreams, but the very next day, he realizes that she suffers from a short-term memory loss and forgets every every day.
2. Men in Black
The action-packed flick on aliens and men in uptight suits is ending on Netflix. Will Smith and his comrades were the best-kept secret in the universe. Working for a highly funded yet unofficial government agency, Kay (Tommy Lee Jones) and Jay (Will Smith) are the Men in Black, providers of immigration services and regulators of all aliens on Earth. While investigating a series of unregistered close encounters, the MIB agents uncover the deadly plot of an intergalactic terrorist who is set on a mission to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.
3. While You Were Sleeping
The accidental love story starts when a lonely transit worker Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) pulls her longtime crush, Peter (Peter Gallagher), from the path of an oncoming train. At the hospital, when doctors report that he's in a coma, a misplaced comment from Lucy causes Peter's family to assume that she is his fiancée. When Lucy doesn't correct them, they take her into their home and confidence. Things get even more complicated when she finds herself falling for Peter's sheepish brother, Jack (Bill Pullman).
4. The Trials of Muhammad Ali
The documentary explores the extraordinary and complex life of the boxing legend outside the boxing ring. It follows the legal battles of the American champ, who went on to embrace Islam and change his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali and his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War in the name of protesting racial inequality.
5. Bonnie & Clyde
The 1967 classic movie on the real-life story of small-time crook Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) and a small town girl Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) comes to an end on Netflix. When Clyde tries to steal a car, he winds up with its owner's daughter, who is fascinated with his criminal history. They come together and their crimes quickly spiral from petty theft to bank robbery and the duo sets out on a crime spree extending from Oklahoma to Texas. They rob small banks with skill and panache and become celebrities known across the country.
6. The Great Gatsby
A heart-wrenching story narrated by Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) of 1922 New York and the search of an American dream. Nick, a would-be writer, moves in next-door to millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and across the bay from his cousin Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering husband, Tom (Joel Edgerton). Nick becomes drawn into the captivating world of the wealthy and as he bears witness to their illusions and deceits, he pens a tale of impossible love, dreams, and tragedy centering around the delusional love of Gatsby towards Daisy.
7. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Seasons 1–8
A binge-worthy watch on Anthony Bourdain digging deep into the varied culture and exploring the place through the medium of food can no more be a Netflix watch. Bourdain traverses across time zones and oceans and signs up for challenges unlike anything we have seen on food shows.
8. Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War
The conflict between Captain America and Iron Man is something everyone should see it resolved. With Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity, but there's collateral damage involving political pressure that fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
9. 8 Mile
A favorite of Eminem's fans, the story revolves around the people of Detroit who know 8 Mile as the city limit, a border, a boundary. It is also a psychological dividing line that separates Jimmy Smith Jr (Eminem) from where and who he wants to be. The film is a provocative fictional examination of a week in Jimmy's life.
10. The Young Victoria
The film portrays the early childhood, teen and the following turbulent years of a young princess who came to be known as Queen Victoria (Emily Blunt). As the only legitimate heir of England's King William, teenage Victoria gets caught up in the political machinations of her own family. Victoria's mother (Miranda Richardson) wants her to sign a regency order, while her Belgian uncle schemes to arrange a marriage between the future monarch and Prince Albert (Rupert Friend), the man who will become the love of her life.