Netflix Is Nuking A Crapload Of Content This Week

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It's that time of the month again when Netflix deletes a bunch of third-party content on its service. Normally, we'd advise you to watch these movies and TV shows while you still have the chance - this week, that's mathematically impossible.

Over the next three days, Netflix will remove over 200 titles totalling thousands of hours of entertainment. Here's the full list.

Netflix Australia's content cull keeps claiming more victims. The streaming giant already embarked on a mass deletion in early March but apparently it was just warming up. By April 1, an additional 216 titles will have been added to the chopping block. This includes firm favourites like The Office (UK version), Fawlty Towers,

Movies

Netflix recently lost Coraline, Saving Private Ryan, The Truman Show and Watchmen. Sadly, you will need to say goodbye to several additional classics over the next few days, including Sing, Source Code, Adaptation and The Ice Pirates (which I didn't even realise was on the service). There are also a bunch of foreign movies getting unceremoniously deported. Not cool, Netflix. Doctor Who fans should also check out the documentary An Adventure In Space and Time.

Here's the full cull list, complete with official synopses for each movie. Choose what you want to watch carefully, as you might not get another chance.


Highlights:

Sing (28 March)

An optimistic koala tries to save his theater with a singing contest featuring a timid elephant, a teenage gorilla, an overworked sow and more.

The Ice Pirates (28 March)

Intergalactic buccaneers search for a princess's missing father and try to reform their thieving ways by stealing ice to supply a thirsty planet.

Centurion (29 March)

In 2nd-century Britain, a famed centurion and a handful of Roman soldiers try to survive behind enemy lines after Pict tribesmen decimate the platoon.

Source Code (29 March)

A self-taught investor gets recruited into a stock market heist team, only to find himself further tangled up in a web of backstabbing scams.

Adaptation (30 March)

A Hollywood screenwriter battles insecurity as he struggles to adapt The Orchid Thief — a book about a mercurial orchid poacher named John Laroche.

Australia (30 March)

Lady Sarah inherits a cattle ranch in northern Australia and reluctantly joins her farmhand as he drives a herd of cattle across the Outback.

Battle: Los Angeles (30 March)

Led by their skillful staff sergeant, a platoon of gutsy Marines fights to protect all humankind from astonishingly powerful aliens.

Blue Jasmine (30 March)

The high life leads to high anxiety for a fashionable New York City homemaker in crisis who finds herself forced to live a more modest lifestyle.

The Book Of Eli (30 March)

Determined to protect a sacred text that promises to save humanity, Eli goes on a quest westward across the barren, postapocalyptic country.

Are We There Yet? (31 March)

To impress a foxy divorcee, ladies' man Nick offers to take her kids on an extended road trip, unaware of the torture he's in for.

Hostel (31 March)

Three unwary students travel to Slovakia looking for a hostel said to be brimming with wanton women, only to become objects of unimaginable torture.

The Lobster (31 March)

In a near-future world, single people are hunted and forced to find mates within 45 days, or be turned into animals and banished to the wilderness.

Lucha Mexico (31 March)

This documentary captures the colorful spectacle of Lucha Libre, a form of Mexican pro wrestling performed by masked superheroes and villains.

Remains Of The Day (31 March)

In this Merchant-Ivory period drama, a dutiful butler dedicates himself to tending his lord's house, turning a blind eye to his Nazi sympathies.

Tower (31 March)

Combining archival footage, animation and interviews, this innovative film explores the 1966 mass shooting from the University of Texas's clock tower.

Walk of Shame (31 March)

After an uncharacteristic drunken one-night stand, an aspiring news anchor winds up on a wild trek across Los Angeles with no car, money or memory.

An Adventure In Space and Time (30 March)

The events and people behind the creation of "Doctor Who" come to life in this dramatization that chronicles the early days of the beloved series.


Everything Else

House Party 3 (28 March)

Kid 'n Play pull out all the stops for one last hurrah. Before Kid can say "I do," Play wants to throw him the biggest, baddest bachelor party ever.

The Darkness (28 March)

After bringing home a set of mysterious stones from the Grand Canyon, a boy unleashes an ancient force that begins to terrorize his family.

A Barefoot Dream (29 March)

A former South Korean soccer player heads to the fledgling country of East Timor, where he teaches poor children how to play ball.

A Tale of Legendary Libido (29 March)

The women in Byun's village ridicule his lack of libido, but Byun has the last laugh when a traveling monk imbues him with the ultimate male power.

Azhar (29 March)

This biopic traces the tumultuous life and career of top cricket player Mohammad Azharuddin, who led India's national team in the 1990s.

Baabul (29 March)

When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.

Babies Behind Bars (29 March)

Follow the emotional journeys of inmates who give birth behind bars and are permitted to stay with their newborns in a prison maternity wing.

Baghban (29 March)

Raj and Pooja raised their sons to be good citizens. But when Raj retires, the children forsake responsibility and leave their parents behind.

Bank Attack (29 March)

Desperate for money to save his sick daughter’s life, a father decides to rob a bank, unluckily, on the same day as a real burglar and a safecracker.

Beautiful Sunday (29 March)

A police detective who colludes with a drug gang to pay off his wife's hospital bills gets a visit from a man who confesses to murdering his own wife.

Bhoothnath (29 March)

Ghost Bhoothnath protects the house he haunts with fierce dedication, trying to keep interlopers out. But when a family with a young boy moves in, a strong bond develops between the ghost and the youngster, Banku.

Big Bang (29 March)

An otherwise model citizen's petty crime quickly escalates into felony when he runs away from the police station, dragging a career criminal with him.

Chandni Bar (29 March)

An orphaned girl forced to work in one of Bombay's adult bars lacks the usual Bollywood trimmings of musical numbers, flashiness and happy endings.

Escorts (29 March)

Get an unflinching look at two high-priced call girls who rely on the internet to find clients, and the effects of their lifestyle on their families.

Dachimawa Lee (29 March)

Armed with gadgets, martial arts moves and slapstick gags, secret agent Dachimawa Lee must retrieve a national treasure in this spy-flick spoof.

The Guard Post (29 March)

Sent to investigate the massacre of 20 soldiers in a demilitarized zone, a sergeant arrives to find one of his men covered in blood and holding an ax.

Hate Story (29 March)

After she's forced to have an abortion, a journalist turns to prostitution in a scheme to seek revenge against the man who wronged her.

Holiday - A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (29 March)

Special agent Capt. Virat Bakshi sets out to stop a network of terrorist sleeper cells before it can throw Mumbai into total chaos.

Horror Story (29 March)

On a dare, seven college friends spend a night at an abandoned hotel rumored to be haunted and find themselves trapped in a nightmare.

Krrish (29 March)

As an orphan raised in the country, Krrish discovered he had superhero powers. This time around, a broken heart leads him to a new life in Singapore.

Krrish 3 (29 March)

This phantasmic follow-up to Krrish finds young Krishna Mehra disguising his superhero identity until the villainous Kaal threatens civilization.

Marathon (29 March)

Based on the true story of Bae Hyeong-jin of South Korea, this film follows autistic Cho-won, who dreams of running a marathon.

Marrying the Mafia 2 (29 March)

Mrs. Hong, the boss of a mafia family, orders her son to settle down and find a wife — but the girl he falls for turns out to be a state prosecutor..

Mr. Housewife (29 March)

After blowing his family's savings in an investment scam, a full-time househusband enters a quiz show about housekeeping to earn the money back.

Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (29 March)

Samir fell in love with Rani, and they started a romance. But even with the help of his astrologer pal, the relationship seems doomed.

My 11th Mother (29 March)

A cynical young boy gets to know the latest girlfriend of his ne'er-do-well father and begins to hope that this new relationship actually sticks.

My Sex Robot (29 March)

Sex and technology come together to probe what's pleasurable and what's possible as two inventors compete to build the world's first sex robot.

My Wife Is a Gangster 3: HK Edition (29 March)

Wrongfully accused of murder, the formidable daughter of a triad boss flees to South Korea and winds up under the protection of a bumbling gangster.

The Perfect Couple (29 March)

When Detective Kang is accidentally stabbed with a skewer wielded by journalist Choi, the pair form a reluctant but formidable alliance.

Rangrezz (29 March)

In this remake of the hit Tamil film Naadodigal, three pals decide to help a friend marry his true love against her parents' wishes.e.

Running Turtle (29 March)

When a fugitive steals the gambling winnings of a cop on the verge of losing his job, he sets off to catch the escapee — and to regain his dignity.

Running Wild (29 March)

A by-the-book prosecutor teams up with a rule-smashing police detective to bring down a powerful gangster with deadly connections.

The Scam (29 March)

A self-taught investor gets recruited into a stock market heist team, only to find himself further tangled up in a web of backstabbing scams.

The Scarlet Letter (29 March)

After a police detective gets assigned to a new homicide case, his professional life and secret love affairs begin to collide dangerously.

The Secret Reunion (29 March)

Years after botching the arrest of a hit man and his protégé, a former South Korean agent hires one of the men for freelance detective work.

Sunny (29 March)

With hopes of reuniting with her husband, who left for the Vietnam War without telling her, a young wife joins a traveling band as the lead singer.

Two Faces Of My Girlfriend (29 March)

A seventh-year college guy finally gets his first girlfriend: a sweet, naïve freshman whose other personality is prone to cussing and beating him up.

Underground Rendezvous (29 March)

A series of disasters in the big city bring an aspiring teacher to a small town where he falls in love with a girl whose origins are mysterious.who left for the Vietnam War without telling her, a young wife joins a traveling band as the lead singer.

Welcome to Dongmakgol (29 March)

In a village in war-ravaged Korea, fate brings together a crash-landed U.S. fighter pilot, three North Korean soldiers and two South Korean soldiers.

The Whistleblower (29 March)

Sent to Bosnia in the aftermath of civil war, an American policewoman uncovers evidence that U.N. peacekeepers are covering up sex trafficking.

The Women (29 March)

After learning that their friend's hubby is having an affair, a group of New York City socialites devises a plan to help their chum win back her man.

Yamla Pagla Deewana (29 March)

A pair of father-and-son con men wonder whether they're being out-conned when a stranger shows up claiming to be a member of the family.

100 Men (30 March)

A documentarian looks back on his 100 sexual partners — and reconnects with many — while musing about society's evolution on gay rights.

Bonnie & Clyde (30 March)

A convicted armed robber sweeps a small-town waitress off her feet, and the two embark on one of the most infamous bank-robbing sprees in history.k.

The Bounty Hunter (30 March)

Bounty hunter Milo Boyd finds his latest assignment downright satisfying as he learns that the bail-jumper he must chase down is his ex-wife, Nicole.

Carandiru (30 March)

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum.

Doctor Who The Movie (30 March)

The TARDIS is diverted to San Francisco on the eve of the year 2000. The Doctor is fatally wounded but regenerates in a new form.

The Tourist (30 March)

An American tourist seeking solace for his shattered heart instead finds it in danger again after encountering a beautiful Interpol agent.

Addicted to Sexting (31 March)

This light-hearted documentary examines the phenomenon of erotic text messaging, talking about it with both pundits and participants.

90 Minutes in Heaven (32 March)

Lady Sarah inherits a cattle ranch in northern Australia and reluctantly joins her farmhand as he drives a herd of cattle across the Outback.

All Work All Play (30 March)

The global rise of e-sports is charted in this documentary that follows several League of Legends teams en route to the Extreme Masters championship.

Among the Believers (31 March)

Take an eye-opening look at the battle between fundamentalism and secularism in Pakistan, with a focus on controversial leader Abdul Aziz Ghazi.

Around the World in 80 Days (31 March)

After betting the Minister of Science that he can circle the world in 80 days, eccentric inventor Phileas Fogg sets out on an epic adventure. .

A Weekend with the Family (31 March)

A young lawyer's attempt to secretly date his boss's daughter leads to trouble when she invites him and his uncouth family over for the weekend.

The Birth of Saké (31 March)

This film offers a rare peek at the daily life of the artisans of Yoshida Brewery, where devotion and skill combine in the ancient art of saké making.

Boy Bye (31 March)

Single entrepreneur Veronica finally starts to believe in love after meeting sexy Lance, but she soon discovers he's hiding something from her.

The End of the Tour (31 March)

"Rolling Stone" reporter David Lipsky shadows famed writer David Foster Wallace in this fictionalized account of their revealing five-day encounter.

Fresh Dressed (31 March)

Though it sprang from the depths of black culture, hip-hop fashion has spread to the masses and taken on a whole new meaning.

Funny Girl (31 March)

Comedienne Fanny Brice rises from a New York tenement to the toast of Broadway, but fame can't keep her from falling for a self-destructive gambler.

Grandma (31 March)

A feisty, free-spirited grandmother spends the day helping her pregnant granddaughter get out of trouble by hustling friends and family.

How Do You Know (31 March)

Lady Sarah inherits a cattle ranch in northern Australia and reluctantly joins her farmhand as he drives a herd of cattle across the Outback.

The Hunting Ground (31 March)

This exposé tackles the disturbing epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses and school officials' efforts to cover up the crimes.

Hush (31 March)

Newlyweds move to the family Thoroughbred ranch, where the husband's obsessive mother resolves to get rid of her new daughter-in-law.

Killing Oswald (31 March)

Letters written by Mother Teresa to a spiritual adviser over decades reveal her inner struggles as she devotes herself to helping the poor in India.

The Letters (31 March)

Newlyweds move to the family Thoroughbred ranch, where the husband's obsessive mother resolves to get rid of her new daughter-in-law.

Little Black Book (31 March)

Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, a talk show producer interviews his ex-lovers, supposedly for an upcoming show.

The Meddler (31 March)

Still-grieving widow Marnie moves to Los Angeles to be close to daughter Lori, but soon discovers new outlets for her maternal and romantic needs.

Merantau (31 March)

In this fast-paced Indonesian thriller, a young martial arts master travels to Jakarta, where he saves an orphan from a human-trafficking ring.

Morris aus Amerika (31 March)

When his father moves from the U.S. to Heidelberg, Germany, an African American teenager struggles to find his place and pursue his hip-hop dreams..

Pájaros volando (31 March)

Pájaros Volando takes place in a mountaintop hippie community. Energy, cosmic forces and an interplanetary trip are the center of this zany comedy.

Pet Fooled (31 March)

With commentary by two prominent veterinarians, this film looks at the unregulated pet food industry and its negative impact on animals' health.

Sticky Notes (31 March)

A dancer on the brink of success must put her life on hold to return home and care for her cantankerous, eccentric father, who is battling cancer.

TV Shows

Yep, there's a lot going this week and this time it's not just reality TV shows on the chopping block. Some of the big losses to the service include Fawlty Towers, The Office, Extras Walking With Dinosaurs, both Planet Earth series, Pride and Prejudice and Doctor Who. Here's the full list.


Highlights

  • The Blue Planet: A Natural History of the Oceans (30 March)
  • Charlie and Lola (30 March)
  • Extras (30 March)
  • Fawlty Towers (30 March)
  • Frozen Planet (30 March)
  • Great Expectations (30 March)
  • Helix (30 March)
  • Horrible Histories (30 March)
  • Life Below Zero (30 March)
  • The Office (U.K.) (30 March)
  • Orphan Black (30 March)
  • Planet Earth II (30 March)
  • Pride And Prejudice (30 March)
  • Planet Earth: The Complete Collection (30 March)
  • Walking with Dinosaurs (30 March)
  • Yes, Minister (30 March)
  • Doctor Who (31 March)

Everything else

  • Fresh Meat (28 March)
  • Addicted to Food (29 March)
  • America Unplugged (29 March)
  • Curious and Unusual Deaths (29 March)
  • Don't Call Me Crazy (29 March)
  • How the Universe Works (29 March)
  • Killer in the Family (29 March)
  • The Mind of a Murderer (29 March)
  • Murder Files (29 March)
  • Real Life Wife Swap (29 March)
  • Stalked: Someone's Watching (29 March)
  • A Night on Earth: Africa (30 March)
  • Africa (30 March)
  • Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth (30 March)
  • Atlantis (30 March)
  • Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (30 March)
  • The Bear Family and Me (30 March)
  • Call the Midwife (30 March)
  • Chuck and Danny's Road Trip (30 March)
  • Class of '92: Out of Their League (30 March)
  • The Client List (30 March)
  • Come Fly With Me (30 March)
  • Cook Your Ass Off (30 March)
  • David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities (30 March)
  • Deadly 60 (30 March)
  • Death in Paradise (30 March)
  • Emma (30 March)
  • Galapagos (30 March)
  • The Game (30 March)
  • Gavin & Stacey (30 March)
  • Getting On (30 March)
  • Great Barrier Reef (30 March)
  • Great Raids of World War II (30 March)
  • Great Rift: Africa's Wild Heart (30 March)
  • Hatfields and McCoys (30 March)
  • Hidden Kingdoms (30 March)
  • Him and Her (30 March)
  • The Honourable Woman (30 March)
  • House of Cards Trilogy (BBC) (30 March)
  • The Hunt (30 March)
  • Ice Age Giants (30 March)
  • Inside No.9 (30 March)
  • Lands of the Monsoon (30 March)
  • The Last Nazis (30 March)
  • Last Tango in Halifax (30 March)
  • Life (30 March)
  • The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (30 March)
  • Luther (30 March)
  • Madagascar (30 March)
  • Misfits (30 March)
  • Moone Boy (30 March)
  • The Musketeers (30 March)
  • The Next Step (30 March)
  • North and South (30 March)
  • Ocean Giants (30 March)
  • Outlaw Bikers (30 March)
  • The Paradise (30 March)
  • Party of Five (30 March)
  • The Polar Bear Family and Me (30 March)
  • The Real Ghostbusters (30 March)
  • Sarah and Duck (30 March)
  • Sense and Sensibility (30 March)
  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (30 March)
  • Shark (30 March)
  • South Pacific (30 March)
  • Top Gear (30 March)
  • Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip (30 March)
  • Upstairs, Downstairs (30 March)
  • Walking with Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs (30 March)
  • Wallander (30 March)
  • Whitechapel (30 March)
  • Wild Alaska (30 March)
  • Wild Arabia (30 March)
  • Wild China (30 March)
  • Wild Japan (30 March)
  • Wives and Daughters (30 March)
  • Yellowstone: Battle for Life (30 March)
  • 2057: The World in 50 Years (31 March)
  • Departures (31 March)
  • Geheimnisse des 'Dritten Reichs' (31 March)
  • Pokémon the Series: XYZ (31 March)
  • Secrets of the Third Reich II (31 March)
  • Tayo the Little Bus (31 March)
  • Warrior Women (31 March)

So there you have it, over 200 movies and TV shows gone. On the plus side, there's a good chance that some of these titles will eventually return to the service - in the past, Netflix has renewed its licence agreement for popular movies a month or two later.

In any event, there's a whole new swathe of content coming in April. You can check out the full list below.

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