8 TV Shows and Movies Leaving Netflix That You Need to Watch Before It’s Too Late

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There are a handful of beloved television shows and movies leaving Netflix in the upcoming months. Although some titles have already left the popular streaming service, subscribers should expect to see even more content removed. Here are eight TV shows and movies leaving Netflix this month that viewers will surely miss the most.

1. Silver Linings Playbook

Pat Solatano, played by Bradley Cooper, loses his wife and job. After spending some time in a mental institution, he ends up living with his parents as he attempts to get this life back in order and reunite with his wife. Pat soon meets Tiffany, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who struggles with depression as a result of her husband's death. Tiffany agrees to help him get in contact with his wife, but only if he returns the favor by being her dance partner. In the process, both Pat and Tiffany realize that their relationship is far beyond casual.

Silver Linings Playbook will be leaving Netflix on June 17, 2022.

2. Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds is a television show that focuses on a team of talented FBI profilers, led by Agent Aaron Hotchner, who work to analyze and catch the world's most nefarious masterminds. Each episode revolves around a different crime and "criminal mind." But, beyond investigations and the behavioral analysis of criminals, viewers get acquainted with the close team of profilers themselves.

All twelve seasons of Criminal Minds will be leaving Netflix on June 29, 2022.

3. Stand By Me

The 1986 film Stand By Me is a classic that never gets old. A group of four Oregon boys decides to look for the body of a missing teenager nearby. During their search, Gordie, Verb, Chris, and Teddy meet many unexpected obstacles, including being on a bridge with a train heading towards them, being chased by a dog, and walking through a marsh full of leeches. But, through it all, the boys learn more about themselves and each other; most importantly, they learn more about the world around them.

Stand By Me will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

4. Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore, played by Adam Sandler, has always wanted to be a professional hockey player. But, much to his surprise, he soon finds out that he has a real talent for golf. After hearing that his grandmother is going to lose her home, Happy Gilmore participates in a golf tournament in the hope of winning her the money she needs to keep her house.

The 1996 comedy film will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

5. Midnight In Paris

Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) is a Hollywood screenwriter trying to write his first novel. While on vacation in Paris with his fiancee, he explores the city by himself, only to be caught in an unimaginable situation: each night, right when the clock strikes twelve, he travels back in time to the 1920s. Through time traveling, Gil finally finds inspiration for the novel he wishes to write. He meets Zelda, Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso, among a few others.

Along with advancing his work, time-traveling opens Gil's eyes to the fact that his fiancee (Rachel McAdams) is extremely materialistic. Gil comes to understand that he wants to stay in Paris and write literature that matters to him, rather than continue to write unimportant scripts in Hollywood.

Midnight in Paris will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

6. Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Musician Peter Better (Jason Segel) is known only as the boyfriend of Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell), a famous TV star. After Sarah dumps him, Peter is devastated and decides to take a trip to Hawaii to get Sarah off of his mind. But, of course, nothing goes according to his initial plan, as Peter finds himself staying in the same hotel as Sarah and her new boyfriend.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

7. Into The Wild

Also a book, Into the Wild tells the story of Christopher McCandless, who graduates from Emory University at the top of his class. Rather than pursuing a career, however, he believes that his calling is in the wild. After donating his savings to charity and leaving behind his possessions, he begins his journey into the Alaskan wilderness.

Into the Wild will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

8. Just Go With It

Just before his wedding, plastic surgeon Danny Maccabee (Adam Sandler) discovers that his wife-to-be is not in love with him. Since then, Danny has pretended to be married to an awful spouse in an attempt to gain sympathy from women. Danny then meets Palmer (Brooklyn Decker), a woman he truly wants to commit to. However, Palmer finds Danny's fake wedding ring that he once used to charm women with. Searching for an explanation to tell Palmer, Danny relies on his standby and tells Palmer the fabricated story that he is about to be divorced from his horrible wife. To support the lies he has told, Danny persuades Katherine (Jennifer Aniston), his assistant, to play his ex-wife. But, this only further complicates Danny's situation.

Just Go With will be leaving Netflix on June 30, 2022.

With more free time on your hands this summer, now is the time to watch these eight popular TV shows and movies before it is too late. Whether you are interested in watching a television series about an elite team of FBI profilers or a movie about four best friends searching for a dead body, the content leaving Netflix this month has something for everyone.

Sophene Avedissian
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Sophene Avedissian is a sophomore at Westridge School for Girls. She writes for her school newspaper, Spyglass, the Los Angeles Times High School Insider, and the Youth Civics Initiative. During her free time, Sophene enjoys reading, playing soccer, and spending time with family and friends.