Flixster UK users – if you’ve bought any of the below titles, you’re about to lose them from your library.

This December, the Flixster UK service closes its doors, leaving those who have a legally bought library of digital movies required to individually move their films from the service to Google Play. However, there are already problems.

Flixster’s guidance has insisted that “There may be instances where a video in your Flixster Video collection is listed as unavailable for migration to Google Play.  There are several possible reasons for this, including licensing issues with the applicable content provider, the expiration of certain content rights, and that Google Play does not support television content in certain countries.  We have worked hard to ensure that as many Flixster Video titles as possible are available for migration, but unfortunately a relatively small number of titles will not be available”.

However, as we discovered with our own library, 12 out of 148 titles weren’t available. That’s a bit more than “there may be instances”. That’s nearly 10% of our digital collection. You can read more about all of that here.

UPDATE: We’ve been in touch with customer services. We contacted them last week, and on Wednesday we got a mail saying our missing films list was being looked into. No further update as of yet, but will keep you posted.

What we thought would be useful, then, was to tally the films that users aren’t allowed to migrate. At the time of writing, these will just be lost, with Flixster/Google Play not be default offering any compensation or replacement. We’ve also added if the title is actually available on the Google Play Store too in the UK. As you’ll see

Titles Flixster won’t let you migrate, in spite of being available on Google Play Store (UK, although let us know if this is affecting the US too).

30 Days Of Night
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
A Good Day To Die Hard
Alien Covenant
Assassin’s Creed
A Star Is Born (2018)
Belle
Bill Bailey Live
Birth Of A Nation
Breaking Bad Season 5 – Buyout
Breaking Bad Season 5 – Hazard Play (most other episodes of Breaking Bad work fine)
Bridge Of Spies (although some report this now working)
Captain Fantastic
The Counsellor
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Die Hard
Die Hard 2
Die Hard With A Vengeance
Doctor Who: Day Of The Doctor
Doctor Who series 7
East Of Eden
Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure
Epic
The Equalizer 2
Far From The Madding Crowd
The Fault In Our Stars
Fringe season 4
Giant
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Hangover
The Hangover Part II
The Hateful Eight
The Heat
Hidden Figures
Ice Age
Juliete
Lincoln
Logan
Mad Max
Mad Max 2
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome
Michael McIntyre Showtime
Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children
The Monuments Men
My Cousin Rachel
Once Upon A Time In America
The Other Woman
Our Kind Of Traitor
Out Of The Past
Parker
Philomena
Precious Cargo
Presumed Innocent
Prometheus
Rebel Without A Cause
The Sessions
Street Fighter
Suspicion
Swiss Army Man
Taken 2
The Way, Way Back
Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip
Trolls
Trumbo
The Watch
Why Him?
The Wolverine
The Wrong Mans
X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Titles you can’t migrate that aren’t on the Google Play Store

Ghostbusters Extended Cut
Gladiator Extended Edition
Spiderman 2.1
Spiderman 3 HE version

We’re also hearing third party reports that the following titles are affected.

Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift
The Hangover 2
Life Of Pi
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
Tucker & Dale Vs Evil

Reading that list, it’s primarily Fox and Warner Bros titles that appear to be the problem. Again, we’re playing guessing games, because there’s no official list or details being issued.

If you’ve come across titles that won’t migrate, please let us know in the comments or by Tweeting @filmstoriespod, and we’ll add them to the list, along with any official Flixster customer support we receive.

Thanks to Sean Galloghly and Simon Columb for their help in compiling this list.

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