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‘Chicago Med’ To ‘My Girl’: Shows, Films To Watch Before They Are Discontinued On OTT

Netflix Shows And Movies To Watch
As the summer is about to end, so are a number of shows and movies tenure from OTT giant Netflix’s library. For a streaming service as such, new months can occasionally be a little bittersweet. A new month not only delivers a tonne of new titles, but it also means that some of the movies and TV shows on your watch list will no longer be available, and July is no exception.

With shows like Special 26, Ride like a girl, Kasanova and Triple Threat that already left the platform in June 2022. There are a number of shows and movies which are scheduled to conclude their Netflix telecasting in July. Let’s take a look at shows and films you need to watch before they are unavailable to stream.

Netflix Shows And Movies To Watch Before They Leave In July 2022

Chicago Med: Seasons 1-5

The Chicago Med series follows ER medical staff at the made-up Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. They routinely run across the firefighters and police officers of Chicago Fire and Chicago PD throughout their shifts and after work at Molly’s pub.

The staff attempts to preserve the lives of their patients throughout the five seasons who have suffered injuries and diseases from everything from common car accidents to sexual assaults to mass shootings in movie theatres.  The hospital also has a lot of romance, just like every other medical drama that has ever been broadcast. One such relationship is that of Dr Will Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) and physician Dr Natalie Manning (Torrey DeVitto).

Catch up on the first five seasons of Chicago Med on Netflix while you can because the show just finished its seventh season on NBC and will return in September for season 8. This Netflix show will leave the OTT platform on July 21, 2022.

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Still from Chicago Med

The Edge Of Seventeen

Since her breakthrough performance in True Grit as a 13-year-old, Hailee Steinfeld has come a long way. Since taking up the Hawkeye bow and arrow and starring in the underrated gem Dickinson, she has become one of Hollywood’s go-to young actors. In the coming-of-age dramedy The Edge of Seventeen, she delivered one of her best performances.

She portrays Nadine Franklin, a high school student who, in contrast to her popular elder brother Darian, is somewhat of an outsider (Blake Jenner). Nadine had a complete breakdown when she sees Darian hooking up with her closest friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson).

Additionally, she indulges in self-indulgence by sexting her crush (Alexander Calvert), which leads to a humiliating and upsetting encounter. She seeks out teacher Mr Bruner (Woody Harrelson) for emotional help after being estranged from everyone. Watch out for the movie to know more before it leaves Netflix on July 31, 2022.

Little Women

The most recent film version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic book, which was published in 2018, is one of seven that have been made. The 1994 version, which starred some of Hollywood’s most promising young actors at the time, including Winona Ryder, Christian Bale, Kirsten Dunst, and Claire Danes, was probably the most well-known version prior to that.

The coming-of-age novel by Louisa May Alcott about four sisters growing up in Concord, Massachusetts during the Civil War is fairly faithfully portrayed in the film, which was directed by Gillian Armstrong. Youngest Meg (Trini Alvarado) attempts to keep things in order, kind Beth (Danes) makes philanthropic visits and pampered Amy (Dunst, then Samantha Mathis) harbours ambitions of becoming a lady. Bold, outspoken Jo March (Ryder) writes plays for them to act in. Their lives are altered with the arrival of their new neighbour Teddy (Bale).


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My Girl

A coming-of-age film is the best at making people cry uncontrollably, especially if it is about a tragically tragic life. Try to focus instead on the endearing interactions between Vada Sultenfuss’s best buddy Thomas and her teacher Mr Bixler (Griffin Dunne), whom she has a crush on (Macaulay Culkin).

Because let’s face it, Vada leads a gloomy life in those areas. Her mother passed away while giving birth to Vada, and her father Harry (Dan Ackroyd) operates a funeral home out of their house. Vada experiences pain and disappointment, which forces her to develop far more than a preteen should. My Girl is an emotional rollercoaster with highs and lows, so it’s best to go into it knowing what to expect.

30 Rock: Seasons 1-7

Ironically, Liz Lemon’s adventures are finally disappearing from Netflix just as the streaming platform appears to be evolving into Kabletown. It is therefore the ideal opportunity to view your favourite episodes before they leave Netflix.

The fourth season finale, Anna Howard Shaw Day, is a true classic in which Liz attempts to recover Valentine’s Day. You should also watch Sandwich Day (S2E14), as it features one of Liz Lemon’s most relatable moments as she attempts to have it all. Additionally, The Bubble needs to feature Jon Hamm as Dr Drew Baird (S3E15). Just remember to watch any 30 Rock episodes available on Netflix this month, before they leave the giant OTT platform.

Radium Girls

The subject of Radium Girls is a select number of workers at a company in Orange, New Jersey, although the true tale is much more extensive. The term ‘Radium Girls’ originally referred to the estimated 4,000 workers who were hired to paint watch faces with radium at three different facilities: the one in Orange, New Jersey (the factory seen in the movie), the one in Ottawa, Illinois, and the one in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Although five women — Grace Fryer, Edna Hussman, Katherine Schaub, sisters Quinta McDonald and Albina Larice — were dubbed the ‘Radium Girls’ at the time of the 1928 lawsuit against the U.S. As seen in the movie, the real Radium Girls were poisoned at work, and many of them had anaemia, bone fractures, and the severe bone disease known as radium jaw, which causes the mandible and maxilla to disintegrate.

Sadly, a lot of these industrial workers passed away, but a few, like the five New Jersey women, represented the cause in legal actions against radium companies. A related Illinois action against the Radium Dial Company resulted in the workers receiving compensation in 1938, while the New Jersey lawsuit was ultimately resolved out of court in 1928.

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Still from Radium Girls


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You’ve Got Mail

In You’ve Got Mail (1998), the king and queen of romantic comedy reunited after Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) and Sleepless in Seattle (1993). It’s a reboot and continuation of the 1940 film Shop Around the Corner, in which two individuals fall in love through anonymous letters, and it was directed by the late, great Nora Ephron. The plot of You’ve Got Mail is the same, but it is modernised for the time by using emails sent over AOL (the name refers to the service’s audible announcement of new messages).

The Best Of Enemies

The conflict between Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis and civil rights activist Ann Atwater in Durham, North Carolina in 1971 is the subject of the movie The Best of Enemies, starring Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell. Despite receiving mixed reviews, the biographical movie received five nominations, and the critics’ consensus on Rotten Tomatoes stated that it “has the best of intentions, but they’re derailed by a flawed perspective and a disheartening lack of insight.”

Many viewers are unsure if The Best of Enemies is based on a true story because the film has characters that are modelled after real individuals. Although some narrative lines might seem improbable, it appears that most of them are based on reality, which makes it even more fascinating viewing.

Forrest Gump

American comedy-drama Forrest Gump is based on a novel. This movie’s writing and directing were both done by Eric Roth. Along with Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, and Sally Field, the movie stars.

One of the best drama films ever made in Hollywood is Forrest Gump. The story of a handicapped youngster who experienced bullying at school is told in the film. He would do anything for Jenny, the girl he loved. Tom Hanks portrays the role brilliantly, and the plot is masterfully written.

The Strangers: Prey at Night

In The Strangers: Prey at Night, a family makes the wise choice to spend their road vacation in an abandoned trailer park. The family must make an effort to survive after three masked psychopaths pay them a visit after a woman knocks on their door and learns they are home.

The 2008 film, which was nominally “inspired by genuine events” in the former director’s life, served as the inspiration for the sequel, thus you might say that this movie is also nominally “inspired by true events.” The 2009 murder of eight individuals in a mobile home comes the closest to resembling the current movie, but other than the location, there aren’t many other similarities.


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