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On the first day of February, several blockbuster movies will be removed from Netflix. Here are five of our top picks to check out before they’re gone.

the addams family Y Addams Family Values

Following the release of the new Netflix original series on Wednesday, the pair of movies starring the iconic black-clad family will be removed from the service.

The Addams Family comes from the original Charles Addams cartoons. The wealthy family lives in the trappings of the macabre, including a severed hand as a servant. Added to this mix is ​​a corrupt accountant, his loan shark, and a plot to introduce the shark’s son into the family as his long-lost Uncle Fester.

The sequel, Addams Family Valuescontinues the family shenanigans as they try to rescue their beloved Uncle Fester from his new gold digger love, a black widow named Debbie.

It is recommended to watch the origins of Netflix’s latest effort while you can.

In the air

People can enjoy this critically acclaimed 2009 comedy-drama movie.

George Clooney stars as Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizing expert whose prized life on the road is threatened just as he is about to hit ten million frequent flyer miles after meeting the woman of his dreams.

Directed by Jason Reitman, In the air it won Best Screenplay at the Golden Globes, as well as several nominations for performances by the cast.

Spiderman trilogy

by tobey maguire Spiderman is the next superhero to turn to other streaming platforms.

All three movies hit theaters in the early to mid-2000s and pitted the superhero against classic Marvel villains like the Green Goblin, Doc Ock, and Venom.

The original trilogy will leave Netflix in early February, but a quick look at these three films will provide some context for the character’s most recent theatrical release, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Maguire was the only actor to play the character in three films until Tom Holland took over the role for a third time in the 2021 film.

The Hunt for Red October

Based on Tom Clancy’s novel of the same name, this spy thriller is the first to feature Clancy’s iconic protagonist, Jack Ryan.

In the film, Sir Sean Connery plays a Soviet captain of a nuclear submarine called Red October, at the height of the Cold War. The ship is headed for the US coast and intelligence communities are unsure if the captain is planning an attack or defying orders. Both countries speculate as they try to hunt down the submarine.

Released to considerable praise in 1990, the film largely takes place inside a submarine, something unprecedented in film production at the time. There have been other iterations of the Jack Ryan character over the years, but people can check out the original before it leaves the platform.

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir

Although not a movie, this French animated series has enjoyed immense international success since its debut over seven years ago.

The show follows Marinette Dupain-Cheng, a shy and clumsy high school student who is granted magical powers. As she faces homework, school, bullies, and keeping her identity a secret, she becomes Ladybug, with her partner Cat Noir, saving Paris from Hawkmoth and other villains.

But with Disney acquiring the streaming rights to the franchise, Netflix will say goodbye to the series and its assorted specials. Catch this bug before it disappears at the end of the month.

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