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5 fantastic sci-fi movies leaving Netflix in December 2022

“Elvis isn’t dead. He just went home.”

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5. A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange isn’t one to put on for a fun movie night. Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic is a disturbing dystopian nightmare that’s captivating, but difficult to watch. Pour a glass of milk to stiffen your resolve.

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4. Casino Royale

Daniel Craig’s first turn as James Bond is a much more grounded take than its predecessors, leaning less on the sci-fi gadgets that otherwise define the series. Casino Royale’s darker tone serves it well, though, and any fan of the series should check it out while they can.

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3. Men in Black trilogy

Men in Black turned the often self-serious sci-fi genre into an outlandish parody and beloved ‘90s romp. Its sequels don’t match the original’s humor or heart, but if you want to catch the entire trilogy, now’s your chance.

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2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trilogy

The pizza-munching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were an improbable hit with ‘90s kids, despite being based on a much grittier parody comic. If you’re looking for a night of ninja-fighting action and extremely corny jokes, these three movies are all you need.

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1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

If a hokey old kids' movie isn’t your style, how about a hokey 2014 movie? The more recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles isn’t as funny as the originals, but it’s got enough fun action sequences to still be worth a watch.

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