Yes, Netflix Has Deleted Harry Potter (All Of It)

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At the beginning of January, Netflix consigned 16 movies and TV shows to the chopping block. Unfortunately, it was just getting warmed up.

As we warned in early January, Netflix has a habit of quietly removing third-party content with minimal warning to subscribers. January is a real doozy, with scores of beloved titles being unceremoniously dumped from the service.

This includes the likes of Spartacus, American Horror Story and Happy Death Day. And then there are the exploits of a certain boy wizard.

Did Netflix remove all the Harry Potter movies?

Unfortunately, yes. The entire Harry Potter series. - from Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone through to Deathly Hallows Part 2 - are no longer on Netflix Australia. To get your Potter fix, you'll need to download them from Google Play or iTunes. (This more or less grants you perpetual ownership instead of being at the mercy of third-party licencing agreements.)

If you're curious about what else is leaving Netflix, here's the full list of departing movies and shows. We've included the deletion dates so you know precisely how long you have left to watch them. Better get started today.

Movies leaving Netflix in January

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Alien Contact: Outer Space - Gone

This fact-based account delves into humankind's efforts to gather signals from possible intelligent beings beyond the solar system.

The Lights Between Oceans - Gone

A happily married but childless couple on a remote Australian island wrestle with a moral dilemma when they discover a lifeboat carrying an infant.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie - Gone

Fourth-grade pranksters George and Harold hypnotize their humorless principal into thinking he's an undies-adorned superhero.

Ghostbusters - Gone

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

Little Sister - Gone

A former Goth studying to become a nun finds her faith tested when she returns home to visit her brother, who has been disfigured in the Iraq War.

Face 2 Face - Gone

Two former friends, who now live far apart, learn about each other's insecurities and secrets over a series of video chats.

Gulliver's Travels - Gone

When a trip to the Bermuda Triangle goes awry, shipwrecked travel writer Lemuel Gulliver finds himself in Lilliput, land of the little people.

Max Rose - Gone

An aging jazz musician learns after his wife's death that she may have been unfaithful to him decades before.

One More Shot - Gone

Infertility affects millions. One couple copes with the assisted reproduction process by documenting its pain, disappointment and potential joy.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Gone

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Gone

It's Harry's third year at Hogwarts; not only does he have a new "Defense Against the Dark Arts" teacher, Professor Lupin but there is also trouble brewing. Convicted murderer Sirius Black has escaped the Wizards' Prison and is coming after Harry.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Gone

An orphaned boy enrolls in a school of wizardry, where he learns the truth about himself, his family and the terrible evil that haunts the magical world.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Gone

Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Gone

With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Gone

As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 - Gone

As Harry, Ron, and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - Gone

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Restrepo - Gone

Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington embed themselves with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan, chronicling the men's work, fear and brotherhood.

Teenage Cocktail - Gone

Two teen girls form an intense bond and launch a lucrative webcam business, leading them to a dangerous encounter with a middle-aged married man.

Tierra de Reyes - Gone

Three grieving brothers launch a quest for justice that leads them to their enemy's sprawling horse ranch — and into the arms of his three daughters.

Twisted Trunk, Big Fat Body - Gone

After terrorists place a bomb inside a toy Lord Ganesha, a child takes off with the dangerous doll, setting it on a course throughout all of Mumbai.

The Vault - Gone

A bank heist takes an unnerving turn when the three sibling robbers attempt to gain entrance into an subterranean vault with sinister secrets.

The Rezort - 15 Jan

After a global zombie war, the living dead are confined to a luxury island resort and hunted by tourists on safari - until the security system fails.

Happy Death Day - 16 Jan

A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.

Unlighten Us - 17

This documentary digs deep to recount the saga of the superstar self-help guru convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three followers.

TV Shows leaving Netflix in January

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  • Tierra de Reyes - Gone
  • Legends of Strength - 17 Jan
  • Juana Ines - 17 Jan
  • Strongland - 17 Jan
  • Juana Ines - 27 Jan
  • The Lady in Dignity - 29 Jan
  • The Lady in Dignity - 29 Jan
  • LoliRock - Jan 31
  • American Horror Story - Jan 31
  • Spartacus - 31 Jan
  • LoliRock - 31 Jan
  • Pioneers of African-American Cinema - 31 Jan

Why Does Netflix Keep Deleting TV Shows And Movies?

Have you ever attempted to re-watch a favourite movie or TV show on Netflix only to discover the title has mysteriously disappeared from the menu? You're not alone. Each month, Netflix quietly removes hundreds of hours of content across all genres and categories.

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