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April turned out to be a sad month for DC movie fans with Netflix

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Summary

  • DC fans will have to find another way to watch their favorite movies as the entire DC movie lineup is leaving Netflix in the US.
  • Warner Bros. has started licensing films to third parties like Netflix, but the window only lasts three to five months.
  • Meanwhile, Max has been quietly removing DC projects, including some of fan-favorite films, as part of a content rotation strategy.



If you are a Direct current fan and have relied on Netflix for your DC viewing needs, it's time to find another way to watch it. The entire DC film program, including the extended universe films, is leaving the streamer. According to What's On Netflix, many of the DC movie releases have already started leaving the platform, and now the vast majority of them will all be gone this month. According to the website, another exodus of her films is planned in the next few months. This only applies to Netflix in the US, as libraries vary in other regions.


The DC movies that were just removed from Netflix contain DC League of Super-Pets, Green Lantern, Aquaman, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Black Adam, Justice League, Man of Steel, Shazam!, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Suicide Squad, The Batman, The Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman And Wonder Woman 1984. From now on you can still enjoy it DC Teen Titans Go! To the films (until April 8th) and joker (until May 1st).


Warner Bros. began licensing films to third parties in 2023

Warner Bros. Pictures' DC films debuted on Netflix in December 2023 and the new year, when Warner Bros. Discovery began licensing their releases to third-party competitors like Netflix. Many HBO titles will first appear on the streamer in 2023, with more planned for the rest of the year, but these licensing agreements have a short time frame.


In the case of the DC titles on Netflix, The license window is a maximum of 3-5 months before they are removed. It's likely that the films will be available on other services through these third-party agreements, but you can always stream them on Max if it's part of your subscription offering.

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Over 30 DC projects have been removed from Max, including Ryan Reynolds' highly criticized films and Keanu Reeves' favorite films

DC fans saw more than 30 of MAX's projects disappear earlier this month as part of WBD's content rotation strategy.

HBO was once very protective of its properties, which led to the creation of the streaming service HBO Max (now Max). However, in these ever-changing streaming times and due to HBO's removal from the streaming name, it has become easier to get these lucrative third-party deals to license their shows. This started with Issa Raes Unsure and it followed Band of Brothers, The Pacific, Six Feet Under, Ballersand finally, Sex and the City.


If you live outside the US, you can still find some DC releases on Netflix in international territories and some of their series are still available on US Netflix too. The vast majority of Arrowverse shows are still streaming on Netflix, and they're still available to stream exclusively The Sandmanwhich returns for Season 2 and beyond Dead Boy Detective Series.