Taken to the firmament of global streaming, Netflix is largely inspired by the behavior of its subscribers to improve its expansion strategy. Since the total number of hours watched per week or per month is the main metric of the American firm, there is precise data to measure the popularity of films. Check out the top 10 most streamed movies in Netflix original programming during the week of January 10.
1 The Grip of Vice – Brazen – your name 4.5340.000
This is the first week in the top for this film released on Netflix on January 13, 2022. It thus meets with almost immediate popular success which augurs well for a good sequel on the platform.
In this erotic fable that borrows heavily from the thriller style, viewers are led to follow Grace (Alyssa Milano), a best-selling novelist who leads a double life. Indeed, on the sidelines of her brilliant career, the young woman is a virtual dominatrix specializing in BDSM relationships. Everything will change when his sister is murdered and his double life is revealed in broad daylight.
2 Don’t Look Up – your name 28.390.000
Everything suggests that Adam McCay’s film is becoming a global hit. The film remains in this top 10 for the 4th consecutive week after its release at Christmas 2021.
Two astronauts, Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), discover during a survey that a meteorite will collide with Earth within six months. They undertake a media tour to sound the alarm. But they face denial from the President of the United States (Meryl Streep), mockery and disbelief from much of the public and the media.
3 Mother/Android your name – 23.170.000
For the second week in a row, the science fiction film is holding its own in the rankings. Directed by Mattson Tomlin (who is in his directorial debut), the film is a succession of successful dramatic scenes by a young and talented cast.
In Mother/Android, Georgia (Chloë Grace Moretz), a pregnant woman and her boyfriend Sam (Algee Smith) must flee their country to escape a raging war against robots. After an attack by the androids, the conflict is now open against the United States government. The couple therefore set out to travel to the city of Boston, which is home to one of the few shelters still available in the whole country.
4 Like Animals 2 your name – 9.390.000
Released in 2019, Chris Renaud’s animated film has made a successful first foray into this top 10. The film, which brings together big Hollywood names (Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford) also has colorful scenes full of shares. It is therefore 1 hour 30 minutes of sober entertainment for children and adults looking for an ideal pastime.
In this sequel, animals already loved by the public: the mischievous Jack Russell Terrier Max, the cat Chloé, the crazy rabbit SnowBall, and the shih tzu Daizy are back on the screen. Their owners are now parents of an adorable baby. A happy event that will push the animals to overcome their fears and put everything in place to protect the newborn.
5 Le Mytho – Just Go with It your name – 8.790.000
The Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler combo is doing well at Netflix. As proof, this decade-old comedy is making a remarkable comeback on Netflix and staying in its weekly top 10 for the second time.
While on vacation, cosmetic surgeon Danny Maccabee falls in love with Palmer, whom he decides to impress by telling him about his fictitious family. In an emphatic approach, Palmer decides to meet Danny’s wife who is supposed to be the cause of his unhappiness. But instead of restoring the truth, Danny asks Katherine, his assistant, to play the game by pretending to be his wife. The 3 protagonists then get stuck in a spiral of lies with a dramatic, but above all comic, outcome.
6 Red Notice your name – 8.710.000
Considered the most viewed film in Netflix history, Rawson Marshall Thurber’s feature film naturally completed its 10th week in this ranking. Proof that the action / comedy mix is a recipe that always succeeds in winning over Netflix subscribers.
Interpol triggers an alert when eggs decorated with gold and precious stones offered by Marc Antoine to Cleopatra are coveted by internationally renowned thugs. FBI agent John Hartley (Dwayne Johnson) is called in to help. Not only will he have to join forces with an art thief, Nolan Booth (Ryan Reynolds), but he’ll also have to be cunning against the world’s greatest art thief (Gal Gadot).
7 Homecoming (2021) your name – 8.710.000
This colorful and endearing film remains in the rankings for the 6th week. Thanks to very attractive characters, successful jokes and a remarkable score (where Charles Aznavour also appears), the animated film is ideal for a young audience. But its ultimate message (never judge a creature by its appearance) resonates far beyond this audience.
The escape of a group of wild creatures from Australia, exhausted by life in their zoo and decided to go to the Outback, their natural environment. Engaged in a dangerous road trip, the animals will have to protect themselves from a hostile world while losing Chaz Hunt, an intrepid zookeeper who intends to put an end to their journey.
8 The Colony your name – 8.470.000
This science fiction-oriented thriller inaugurates its entry in this top in the same week of its introduction on the Netflix catalog. The German-Swiss film produced in English and directed by Tim Fehlbaum received a mixed critical reception which did not compromise its chances with the public.
The film takes place in the distant future on a decimated and totally uninhabited land. A female astronaut is sent on a last-ditch mission whose outcome will impact the fate of the remaining population. Indeed, after the inhabitants of the special colony installed on the planet Kepler regained fertility, they decided to return to their former habitat, the Earth, in order to repopulate it again.
9 Riverdance: The Animated Adventure your name – 7.860.000
Inspired by the Riverdance dance show, this film released in the first half of 2021 marks its entry into the top. In addition to its visual quality, the feature film features an impressive cast of Irish voices, including Brendan Gleeson and Pierce Brosnan.
The action of the film takes place in a seaside town in Ireland. It follows a young Irish boy Keegan and his Spanish girlfriend Moya as they learn to deal with danger and despair. In the company of their friends, the great bog deer or Megaloceros Giganteus, they savor everyday life in a magical universe made up of spectacular Irish dances.
10 The Clovehitch Killer your name – 7.000.000
The Clovehitch Killer is a 2018 American thriller film directed by Duncan Skiles. This is the very first time the film has appeared in this ranking and the public interest is perfectly understandable. It is indeed a meticulous and fast-paced film with an absolutely captivating story. The artwork was mainly inspired by the story of serial killer Dennis Rader nicknamed the BTK Killer.
Ten years ago, a town in Kentucky was rocked by a series of murders of women. Tyler Burnside (Charlie Plummer) is a city teenager from a poor, religious family whose father (Dylan McDermott) is an idealized figure. One day, the young man finds obscene magazine clippings and strange publications in a barn that his father constantly locks. Befriending another girl obsessed with catching the notorious killer, Tyler begins to investigate the series of murders in order to clarify whether or not his father was involved.