26 movies added to Netflix streaming content

Story highlights

  • Netflix recently purged some popular movies
  • Here is a list of some films it has added
  • As of January 1 users can stream films like "The Talented Mr. Ripley"

Netflix also giveth, even while it taketh away.

The company made news recently with the announcement that as of January 1, it would no longer be streaming such movie hits as "Titanic," "Flashdance" and "Top Gun" because of expiring licensing contracts.

But take heart film aficionados. Mashable is reporting that Netflix has added some movies to its streaming offerings.

Here is the list of newbies, according to Reddit:

•American Psycho (2000)

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•Raging Bull (1980)

•Thelma And Louise (1991)

•West Side Story (1961)

•What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

•Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

•Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

•Bull Durham (1988)

•Red Dawn (1984)

•Mousehunt (1997)

•Spaceballs (1987)

•Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

•The Chinese Connection (1972)

•Amelie (2001)

•Grapes of Wrath (1940)

•Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

•Children of a Lesser God (1986)

•Scrooged (1988)

•Days of Thunder (1990)

•The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

•The Talented Mr Ripley (1999)

•Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

•Death Race 2000 (1975)

•Ghost (1990)

•Good Burger (1997)

•Play It Again, Sam (1972)

Will these films make up for the loss of such fare as "Braveheart" and "Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo?" You tell us. Sign off in the comments below.