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

Adam Scott and Amy Poehler as Ben Wyatt and Leslie Knope, respectively, sit at a table and eat food.
Parks and Recreation. NBC

Every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its growing collection of streaming movies and TV series in the U.S. 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 the streaming service in October.

Must Watch
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Oct. 1)
The Silence of the Lambs (Oct. 31)

Good Watch
Emelie (Oct. 1)
Paper Year (Oct. 19)
Burlesque (Oct. 31)
District 9 (Oct. 31)
The Firm (1993) (Oct. 31)
The Girl With All the Gifts (Oct. 31)
The Interview (1998) (Oct. 31)
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (Oct. 31)
Sleepless in Seattle (Oct. 31)
Zathura (Oct. 31)


Midlife Crisis Watch
While We’re Young (Oct. 22)


Thirsty Watch
Magic Mike (Oct. 31)

Spooky Watch
Cult of Chucky (Oct. 2)
Truth or Dare (2017) (Oct. 2)
Sleepy Hollow (1999) (Oct. 31)

Nostalgia Watch
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Oct. 31)

Binge Watch
Parks & Recreation Seasons 1–7 (Sept. 30)

Family Watch
Charlotte’s Web (2006) (Oct. 31)
The NeverEnding Story (Oct. 31)

If You’re Bored
Sleeping With Other People (Oct. 1)
The Water Diviner (Oct. 6)
The Last Airbender (Oct. 7)
The Green Hornet (2011) (Oct. 17)
Battle: Los Angeles (Oct. 26)
Kristy (Oct. 30)
Clash of the Titans (2010) (Oct. 31)
Fun With Dick & Jane (2005) (Oct. 31)
Grandmaster (2012) (Oct. 31)
Highway to Heaven Seasons 1-5 (Oct. 31)
Just Friends (2005) (Oct. 31)
Nacho Libre (Oct. 31)
The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter (Oct. 31)
Nights in Rodanthe (Oct. 31)
The Patriot (2000) (Oct. 31)
Set Up (Oct. 31)
Spaceballs (Oct. 31)
The Taking of Pelham 123 (Oct. 31)
The Ugly Truth (Oct. 31)
Underworld (2003) (Oct. 31)
Underworld: Evolution (Oct. 31
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (Oct. 31)