By Matt Mueller Culture Editor Published Jun 30, 2024 at 6:01 PM

One of the viral icons of the Netflix true crime doc genre will be no more – at least on the Big Red Streaming Monolith.

Indeed, the streamer recently released its lineup of departures for July 2024, and amongst the notable names is "Abducted in Plain Sight." Yeah, remember that crazy saga? Well, even though it got popular on Netflix and claimed as a Netflix title, it's not actually a Netflix Original movie. So the 2017 tragically baffling documentary – about a young woman who gets essentially kidnapped by a neighbor thanks to his gobsmackingly effective way of weaseling into her family's lives – will now be, well, abducted in plain sight away from Netflix. 

That's far from all leaving the Big Red Streaming Monolith, however. We're somewhat in a sports dead zone right now – and that's going to extend to Netflix, as the baseball drama "Moneyball" and the Will Smith slapping movie Williams sisters tennis biopic "King Richard" will all blow the final whistle on their Netflix stays next month. Meanwhile, the Jennifer Lopez thrillers "Enough" and "Anaconda" will make like her most recent stadium concert tour and disappear, joined by throwback favorites "American Graffiti," "Smokey and the Bandit" and "Fatal Attraction." And if the summer blockbusters in theaters aren't doing it for you, well, catch up on Hollywood mega-hits like "The Matrix" trilogy and "Shrek" instead – while you can, at least. 

Here's the full list of movies and TV shows vanishing from Netflix this month like the last fizzles of an exploded Fourth of July firework. 

July 7

"War Dogs"

July 14

"Abducted in Plain Sight"

July 15

"The Beguiled"

July 23

"Big Eyes"

July 31

"American Graffiti"



"Fatal Attraction"


"The Great Wall"


"King Richard"

"Knocked Up"


"The Matrix"

"The Matrix Reloaded"

"The Matrix Revolutions"


"The Other Boleyn Girl"

"Public Enemies"

"Resident Evil"

"Resident Evil: Retribution"

"Role Models"


"Smokey and the Bandit"

"Smokey and the Bandit II"

"Something's Gotta Give"

"The Theory of Everything"

"Top Gear" seasons 29-30


Matt Mueller Culture Editor

As much as it is a gigantic cliché to say that one has always had a passion for film, Matt Mueller has always had a passion for film. Whether it was bringing in the latest movie reviews for his first grade show-and-tell or writing film reviews for the St. Norbert College Times as a high school student, Matt is way too obsessed with movies for his own good.

When he's not writing about the latest blockbuster or talking much too glowingly about "Piranha 3D," Matt can probably be found watching literally any sport (minus cricket) or working at - get this - a local movie theater. Or watching a movie. Yeah, he's probably watching a movie.