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What's leaving Netflix: August 2016

The only thing worth crying about on this list is “The Sandlot.” Seriously. We’d give up everything else in a heartbeat. This is a Netflix purge we're fine with. Aug. 1Addams Family Values (1993)The Best Man (1999)Bowfinger (1999)The Gabby Douglas Story (2014)Jennifer 8 (1992)Johnny English (2003)The...

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