Unstreamable is a weekly column that recommends films you cant find on major streaming services in the United States.

Unstreamable is a weekly column that recommends films and TV shows you can't find on major streaming services in the United States.

Currently, there are ~144 films on this list. Each one was unstreamable when it was added. That means we couldn't find it on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, or any of the other 300+ streaming services available in the United States. We also couldn't find it available for rent or purchase through platforms like Prime Video or iTunes. We don't consider user-generated videos, like unauthorized YouTube uploads, to be streamable.

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We add four more films each week:

USA
Xmas Without China (2013)
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Collide-O-Scope: The Best of the Worst (2007)—Streaming on June 1 on The Stranger
Starrbooty (2007)
Apocalypto (2006)
Coachella (2006)
Police Beat (2006)— Now streaming on The Stranger
Strangers with Candy (2005)
I Downloaded a Ghost (2004)
The Good Girl (2002)
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Bamboozled (2000)
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Cartoon Noir (1999)
Dogma (1999)
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Happiness (1998)
Clockwatchers (1997)
Gummo (1997)
Eddie (1996)
Faithful (1996)
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
Reckless (1996)
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
The Doom Generation (1995)
Kids (1995)
Playboy: The Best of Anna Nicole Smith (1995)
Safe (1995)— Now streaming on Criterion Channel
Strange Days (1995)
Jiminy Cricket's Christmas (1993)
Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Evil Toons (1992)
Jungle Fever (1991)
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Meet the Applegates (1991)
Mississippi Masala (1991)
Henry & June (1990)
Wild at Heart (1990)
Fatal Exposure (1989)
Great Balls of Fire! (1989)
Longtime Companion (1989)
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Less Than Zero (1987)
Near Dark (1987)
'Round Midnight (1986)
Mask (1985)
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Love Streams (1984)
Silkwood (1983)
A Disney Christmas Gift (1982)
Ashes and Embers (1982)
The Last American Virgin (1982)
Losing Ground (1982)— Now streaming on Criterion Channel
Missing (1982)
The Pee-wee Herman Show (1981)
Betty Boop for President (1980)
Bosom Buddies (1980-1982)
Times Square (1980)
All That Jazz (1979)
Killer of Sheep (1978)
9 Lives of a Wet Pussy (1976)
Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)
Scorchy (1976)
Abby (1974)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Claudine (1974)
Harry & Tonto (1974)
That Man Bolt (1973)
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Trouble Man (1972)
The Panic In Needle Park (1971)
Sonny & Cher's Comedy Hour: Christmas Specials (1971-1974)
Chastity (1969)
Night of the Following Day (1969)
Greetings (1968)
Judy Garland in Concert: Volume 1 (1964)
Porgy and Bess (1959)
Written on the Wind (1956)
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Blonde Venus (1932)

Japan
Underwater Love (2011)
Ponyo (2008)Now available to purchase digitally and to stream on HBO Max
Yayoi Kusama: I Love Me (2008)
Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
Tony Takitani (2005)
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (2003-2005)
Metropolis (2001)
Medabots (1999)
Wild Zero (1999)
Mermaid Forest (1991)
The Curse of Kazuo Umezu (1990)
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)Now streaming on VRV and HIDIVE
The Family Game (1983)
Cleopatra, Queen of Sex (1970)

France
Demonlover (2002)
Beau Travail (1999)
La Bûche (1999)
Late August, Early September (1999)
Irma Vep (1996)— Now streaming on Criterion Channel
I Can't Sleep (J'ai pas sommeil) (1994)
Chocolat (1989)
Emergency Kisses (1989)
A Room in Town (1982)
Her Bridal Night (1956)

United Kingdom
The Dreamers (2003)
Croupier (1998)
Spice World (1997)
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1981)
The Bitch (1979)
Equus (1977)
Sleuth (1972)
Night and the City (1950)

Italy
Tea with Mussolini (1999)
The Best of Bruno Bozzetto (1997)
The Rebels: Montgomery Clift (1983)
Allegro Non Troppo (1976)
Salo (1975)
West and Soda (1965)

Spain
Cell 211 (2009)
Take My Eyes (Te Doy Mis Ojos) (2003)
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (Los Amantes Del Círculo Polar) (1998)
Belle Epoque (1992)
Jamón Jamón (1992)Now available to purchase or rent on iTunes

Australia
The Black Balloon (2008)
Flirting (1991)
Two Friends (1986)Now available on Criterion Channel

Hong Kong
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Days of Being Wild (1990)
The Body Is Willing (1983)
Devil Fetus (1983)

Mexico
Pepe (1960)
Raquel's Shoeshiner (El bolero de Raquel) (1957)
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo De La Cruza (Ensayo de un crimen) (1955)

Argentina
The Holy Girl (La niña santa) (2004)

Austria
Models (1999)

Canada
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

Germany
The Nomi Song (2004)

India
Subarnarekha (1965)

Iran
Ayneh (The Mirror) (1997)— Now streaming on Criterion Channel

Israel
An American Hippie in Israel (1972)

Norway
Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)

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Scotland
Gregory's Girl (1980)

Senegal
Hyenas (1992)

South Korea
Green Fish (1997)

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