Netflix expiring August: The best movies to stream before they leave Instant streaming at the end of July.

The Best Movies to Stream on Netflix Before They Expire This Weekend

The Best Movies to Stream on Netflix Before They Expire This Weekend

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July 27 2015 4:39 PM

The Best Movies to Stream on Netflix Before They Expire This Weekend

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Alert: This is your last week to stream Face/Off on Netflix.

Stills from Titanic © 1997 - Twentieth Century Fox, The Fifth Element © Sony Pictures Entertainment, Face/Off © 1997 Paramount HE, and Unbreakable © Walt Disney Entertainment.

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 to watch before they’re removed from Netflix streaming in August. (All movies expire Aug. 1 except where otherwise noted.)

Must watch
Titanic (1997)

Good watch
Barbershop (2002)
Face/Off (1997)
The Forsyte Saga (2002 miniseries, leaving Aug. 15)
The Fifth Element (1997)
Hawking (2013)
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011, leaving Aug. 3)
Pumping Iron (1977)
The Longest Day (1962)
Unbreakable (2000)

Family watch
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Houseboat (1958)

Nostalgia watch
Family Ties: Season 1-7 (Leaving Aug. 15)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

If you’re bored
Albert Nobbs (2011, leaving Aug. 8)
Bad Girl Island (2007)
Beauty Shop (2005)
Bulletproof (1996)
Fools Rush In (1997)
Hot Pursuit (1987)
Joe Dirt (2001)
Kiss the Girls
 (1997)
The Moth Diaries (2011, leaving Aug. 27)
Petunia (2012, leaving Aug. 25)
The Pitch
: Season 1
The Raven (2012, leaving Aug. 6)
Shooter
 (2007)
We’re No Angels (1989)