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The Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream on Netflix Before They Expire in September

Rooney Mara wearing a Santa hat, in conversation with a fur-clad Cate Blanchett, who leans over a store counter.
Carol. Wilson Webb

Every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its growing collection of streaming movies and TV series. At the same time, it rotates out some of its older titles. Below, we’ve chosen the best movies and TV shows to watch before they’re removed from Netflix Instant in September. (All titles expire Sept. 1 except where otherwise noted.)

Must Watch
A Clockwork Orange
The Dark Knight 
Carol (Sept. 20)

Good Watch
Batman Begins
The First Monday in May 
The Hangover
Magic Mike
Miami Vice
Music and Lyrics
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
Revolutionary Road 
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Kicking and Screaming (Sept. 4)


Who’s a Good Watch? You Are! Yes, You Are!
Baby Animals in the Wild Season 1

Binge Watch
Californication Seasons 1–7
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Seasons 1–3 (Sept. 15)
Portlandia Season 1–5 (Sept. 24)
Parenthood Season 1–6 (Sept. 25)


Family Watch
Monster House
Stuart Little 
Pocahontas (Sept. 14)
Super Genius Season 1 (Sept. 16)

Nostalgia Watch
Meet Joe Black
Mr. Mom

Fast Watch [also Furious Watch]
2 Fast 2 Furious
The Fast and the Furious
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 

If You’re Bored
Angels & Demons
Battlefield Earth 
Eight Legged Freaks 
Ghost Ship
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
Sydney White
Honey 3 (Sept 6)
Leroy & Stitch (Sept. 9)
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has A Glitch (Sept. 9)
Tulip Fever (Sept. 14)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D (Sept. 16)
The Mysteries of Laura Season 2 (Sept. 23)
Night School (Sept. 26)