Leaving Netflix today and May: Things to watch before they go

Everything has an expiry date - and your favourite films and TV shows on Netflix are no exception.

Everything has an expiry date - and your favourite films and TV shows on Netflix are no exception.

The popular streaming platform sheds a ton of movies and TV series every month because of the way that licensing deals work.

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There are no fewer than 55 titles expiring today (30 April), and heaps more throughout the month of May - so you better grab the remote now if you don't want to miss them.

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    Among the April 30 departures are hit movies like Slumdog Millionaire, Bridget Jones’ Diary, The Duchess and The Virgin Suicides.

    Documentary lovers will have to be quick to catch Requiem for the American Dream, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream, and Gascoigne, the feature length documentary on the life of Gazza.

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    If you've got kids, Chicken Run gets its final run, while Horrid Henry is off air.

    As May approaches, it's time to say goodbye to a fair few more.

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    Disney Channel Original Movies will be get the biggest clear out out of any genre.

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    Films like High School Musical 1 and 2, Cow Belles Camp Rock and The Cheetah Girls 1, 2 and 3 will need to be watched elsewhere.

    That said, High School Musical fans will get High School Musical 3: Senior Year on May 1 to soften the blow.

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    Film fans, meanwhile, will lose hugely popular films like Bridget Jones's Diary, Goodfellas, Charlotte's Web and Ocean's 11,

    There's still time to film and TV shows listed below until their departure dates - but you better get a shift on.

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    See the full list of Netflix departures below.

    30 April

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    A Mother's Instinct

    American Experience: American Comandante

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    American Experience: The Big Burn

    American Experience: The Blackout

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    American Experience: The Boys of '36

    American Experience: War of the Worlds

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    Ava's Possessions

    Be Kind Rewind

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    Besharam

    Black Friday

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    Camp X-Ray

    Chicken Run

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    Crash

    Dark Intentions

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    The Descent

    Desert Dancer

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    Dot 2 Dot

    The Duchess

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    Eastern Promises

    Easy Living

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    Enemy at the Gates

    The Fluffy Movie

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    Gascoigne

    Girl Missing

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    Horrid Henry

    I, Me aur Main

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    The Iron Lady

    Kevin Hart Presents Keith Robinson: Back of the Bus

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    Kevin Hart Presents Lil Rel: RELevent

    Kevin Hart Presents: Plastic Cup Boyz

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    King's Faith

    Lethal Seduction

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    Lost Boy

    Michael Clayton

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    My Last Day Without You

    Philomena

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    Requiem for the American Dream

    Rescue Dawn

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    Resident Evil

    Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane

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    Sense and Sensibility

    Silent Hill

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    Slumdog Millionaire

    Soul Mates

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    Stalked by My Doctor

    Supremacy

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    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream

    Total Siyappa

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    Trance

    The Traveler

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    The Virgin Suicides

    Volcano

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    Welcome to Leith

    Who's Driving Doug

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    May 1

    Bridget Jones's Diary

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    Casper

    Chappie

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    Charlotte's Web

    Field of Dreams

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    GoodFellas

    Ocean's Eleven

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    Sahara

    Silent Hill

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    The Exorcism of Emily Rose

    The Hurt Locker

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    To Rome With Love

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

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    May 2

    12 Dates of Christmas

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    Beauty & the Briefcase

    Cadet Kelly

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    Camp Rock

    Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

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    Cow Belles

    Cyberbully

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    Disney’s The Cheetah Girls

    Disney’s The Cheetah Girls 2

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    Disney’s The Cheetah Girls: One World

    Frenemies

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    Geek Charming

    Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas

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    Hello Sister, Goodbye Life

    High School Musical

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    High School Musical 2

    Jump In!

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    Lemonade Mouth

    Little Einsteins: Seasons 1 - 2

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    My Fake Fiancé

    Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

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    Phineas and Ferb: Seasons 1 - 4

    Princess Protection Program

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    Princess: A Modern Fairytale

    Read It and Weep

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    Revenge of the Bridesmaids

    Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure

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    Special Agent Oso: Seasons 1 - 2

    StarStruck

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    Teen Spirit

    The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Seasons 1 - 5

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    Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior

    Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

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    May 7

    The Host

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    May 12

    Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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    May 30

    Disney’s The Jungle Book