Coming and Going on Netflix in February 2019

Velvet Buzzsaw, a thriller set in the world of high art that reunites filmmaker Dan Gilroy with his Nightcrawler stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo, High Flying Bird, a drama about the business of sports directed by Steven Soderbergh from a script by Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight), dark comedy Paddleton with Mark Duplass and Ray Romano, and French psychological drama Paris Is Us are among the new slate of Netflix Original Movies debuting in February.

New original series debuting in February include The Umbrella Academy, an offbeat superhero drama based on the cult comic book series created by Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, comedy Russian Doll with Natasha Lyonne, and non-fiction series Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy.

There are new seasons of One Day at a Time, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Chef’s Table, animated kid show The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, and foreign-language crime dramas Suburra, Bordertown, and The Break, and standup comedy specials from Ray Romano and Ken Jeong.

And there are, of course, a fresh selection of older movies circulating through the catalog, among them Personal Shopper with Kristen Stewart, Steven Spielberg’s original summer blockbuster Jaws (plus three increasingly inferior sequels), Oscar winner As Good as It Gets, Oscar nominees Billy Elliot and About a Boy, and comedies American Pie and The 40-Year-Old Virgin.

Among the titles leaving in January are Children of Men, cult comedies The Big Lebowski, Black Dynamite, and Shaun of the Dead, and the HBO series Queer as Folk.

Here’s the list of what’s arriving on Netflix in February, and what’s leaving.

February 1
About a Boy
American Pie
American Pie 2
American Wedding
As Good as It Gets
Billy Elliot
Dear Ex (Netflix Original Film)
Final Destination
Free Rein: Valentine’s Day (Netflix Original Series)
Hairspray
Hostel
Jaws
Jaws 2
Jaws 3
Jaws: The Revenge
Personal Shopper
Pretty in Pink
Russian Doll (Netflix Original Series)
Siempre bruja (Netflix Original Series)
The Edge of Seventeen
True: Happy Hearts Day (Netflix Original Series)
Velvet Buzzsaw (Netflix Original Film)

February 2
Bordertown: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Romance is a Bonus Book (Streaming Every Saturday) (Netflix Original Series)

February 3
Disney’s Beverly Hills Chihuahua

February 5
Ray Romano: Right Here, Around the Corner (Netflix Original Special)

February 6
The Soloist

February 8
¡Nailed It! México (Netflix Original Series)
El árbol de la sangre (Netflix Original Film)
High Flying Bird (Netflix Original Film)
Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History (Netflix Original Special)
One Day at a Time: Season 3 (Netflix Original Series)
ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (Netflix Original Series)
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Unauthorized Living (Netflix Original Series)

February 9
The Break: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)

February 10
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 2 (Streaming Every Sunday) (Netflix Original Series)

February 11
Flavorful Origins: Chaoshan Cuisine (Netflix Original Series)
Little Women

February 14
Dating Around (Netflix Original Series)
Ken Jeong: You Complete Me, Ho (Netflix Original Special)

February 15
Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy (Netflix Original Series)
The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Original Film)
The Dragon Prince: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix Original Series)
Yucatan (Netflix Original Film)

February 16
Black Sea
Studio 54
The 40-Year-Old Virgin

February 21
The Drug King (Netflix Original Film)

February 22
Chef’s Table: Volume 6 (Netflix Original Series)
Firebrand (Netflix Original Film)
GO! Vive a tu manera (Netflix Original Series)
Paddleton (Netflix Original Film)
Paris Is Us (Paris est à nous) (Netflix Original Film)
Rebellion: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
Suburra: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
The Big Family Cooking Showdown: Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)
The Photographer of Mauthausen (Netflix Original Film)
Workin’ Moms (Netflix Original Series)

February 25
Dolphin Tale 2

February 26
Our Idiot Brother

February 27
Unsolved: Tupac & Biggie

February 28
Jeopardy!: Collection 2
The Rebound

Leaving Netflix in February

Leaving February 1
The Big Lebowski
Black Dynamite
The Bourne Ultimatum
Bride of Chucky
Children of Men
Clerks
Disney’s The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Ella Enchanted
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Queer as Folk: Seasons 1-4
Queer as Folk: The Final Season
Shaun of the Dead
Woman in Gold

Leaving February 2
Cabin Fever

Leaving February 3
Sing

Leaving February 19
Disney’s Girl Meets World: Seasons 1-3

Leaving February 20
Piranha

Note that these are just highlights; Stream On Demand will be keeping an eye out for other notable films and TV shows that arrive through the month.

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at RogerEbert.com, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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