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The Best Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They’re Gone

Manhattan is just one of the many films you should watch before it disappears from Netflix in January.

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Every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its growing collection of streaming movies and TV series. To make room for these new titles, Netflix rotates out some of its older titles. Below we’ve chosen the best movies to watch before they’re removed from Netflix streaming—some temporarily—on Jan. 1, 2015.

Must Watch

12 Angry Men (1957)
Boyz n the Hood
The Breakfast Club
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Duck Soup (1933)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)
Kramer vs. Kramer
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Roman Holiday 
The Usual Suspects (1995)


Good Watch

A River Runs Through It (1992)
A Mighty Heart

Backdraft (1991)
Bad Boys
Beverly Hills Cop
Big Trouble in Little China
Gladiator (2000)
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
The Longest Yard
Love Actually (2003)
The Original Kings of Comedy
Saved! (2004)

Spaceballs (1987)
Tombstone (1993)
You’ve Got Mail

Family Watch

Beethoven (1992)
Far and Away
Happy Gilmore
My Girl
The Parent Trap

Nostalgia Watch

Red Dawn (1984)
Good Burger
The Mighty Ducks
Rocky IV
Turner and Hooch

If You’re Bored

Can’t Buy Me Love (1987)
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Kiss the Girls
Scary Movie 2