Choosing what to watch on Netflix can be difficult at times, especially at times like this when multiple releases are expected. However, the choices of most streamers can still guide you. This week, several dramas, comedies, sci-fi, and action movies are among the most appealing to Netflix subscribers. Check out the top 10 most viewed movies this week.
1 Adam through time (2022) Number of views : 17,720,000
Time-traveling pilot Adam Reed (Ryan Reynolds) crashes in 2022 after being forced to make an emergency landing. He is forced to enlist the help of another 12-year-old version of himself (Walker Scobell) on a definitive mission to save the world.
This sci-fi film continues its breakthrough in the charts and still dominates this top 10 for the fourth week in a row. The film follows a time-traveling pilot who decides to team up with his younger self and his late father to accept his past. The play garnered 92.4 million views in the first week, and its rise became one of the biggest hits of an original Netflix movie.
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2 The Bubble (2022) Number of views : 12,450,000
During the Covid pandemic, a Hollywood studio begins filming the sixth film in the hit action franchise, Cliff Creatures. Taking every precaution, the actors and the technical team begin a thorny stay in a British hotel. Between the evasion of the quarantine, the spit between actors and the attack of nerves, the shooting announced as easy will not come out as planned.
This original creation marks its first appearance in the top 10 of Netflix after its release on 1er last April. It is one of the first films to deal with the Covid pandemic in a tone of comedy and satire. In her first Netflix movie, Judd Apatow offers a collection of gags about the show and the pandemic with the help of an inflated cast.
3 Crypto-paranoid: research at the frontiers of the virtual (2022) Number of views : 12,070,000
A group of investors is investigating the suspicious death of billionaire cryptocurrency Gerry Cotten and the lost $ 250 million he believes he stole from them.
This original Netflix documentary directed by Luke Sewell premiered on March 30 and appears for the first time in this Netflix ranking. It tells the story of Gerald “Gerry” Cotten, founder of the QuadrigaCX exchange, and his mysterious death. The director immerses us in the intricacies of the paranoid world of cryptocurrency where mistrust is in order. Greed and its deadly consequences are at the heart of QuadrigaCX’s rise and fall.
4 The Blind Side (2009) Number of views : 9,880,000
The true story of a thriving white family who decide to take in an illiterate, homeless black teenager and help him become a sports star and go to college.
The Blind Side tells the story of a charity whose inspiring matriarch Leigh Anne Tuohy is brilliantly played by Sandra Bullock (Academy Award for Best Actress). John Lee Hancock’s biographical drama was one of the sensations of 2009 with warm critical acclaim. The film demonstrates that intrigues about human charities are effective ingredients for box office successes. And it has certainly not lost any of its charm since some time after its online connection, it regained a ranking success.
5 6 Underground (2019) Number of views : 8,730,000
Six rich and influential people decide to make their own deaths to create an elite team that will fight the most dangerous criminals. In this film that is clearly designed as the beginning of a franchise, the unit is tasked with overthrowing the vicious leader of the fictional country called Turgistan. The goal is to replace him with his quieter brother.
Led by excellent action scenes, Michael Bay’s film will continue to be one of Netflix’s most iconic creations in this (action) genre. Despite a lackluster success, it has garnered tens of millions of views and its return to this Netflix top 10 for 2 weeks is no surprise.
6 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Number of views : 7,850,000
In the near future, the world is populated by humans and replicants living in an environment where stress is high. Officer K (Ryan Gosling) is a blade runner in charge of keeping replicants under control in the face of rising tensions. Until he accidentally stumbles upon some secret information that threatens the existence of all mankind. In his search, K decides to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who disappeared a few years earlier without a trace.
Denis Villeneuve’s visually contemplative blockbuster has stood out for its exceptional cinematography and remarkable visual effects. Considered one of the best sci-fi movies of the last decade, this sequel to Blade Runner (1982) is a triumphant return to Netflix despite a box office failure.
7 Shrek 4: Once Upon an End (2010) Number of views : 7,690,000
Definitely, Netflix subscribers seem to have fallen in love with the green ogre saga. After the triumph of the first 2 parts on the platform, the final episode released in 2010 had a good performance in terms of ratings and marked its first appearance in the top 10 of Netflix.
After fighting a dragon, rescuing a beautiful princess, and fighting for his father-in-law’s kingdom, Shrek has settled into a quiet married life and enjoys everyday life with his family. Nostalgic for the past, Shrek succumbs to Rumpelstiltskin’s deception and makes a flawed pact with him. After that, Shrek finds himself in the alternate reality of Far Far Away, where everything turns upside down: the ogres are chased, Rumpelstiltskin is the king, and Shrek and Fiona have never met.
8 Gemini Man (2019) Number of views : 7,000,000
Ang Lee’s film features a rejuvenated Will Smith facing his double with special effects. The film is a visual and cinematic feat where mimetic technologies outdo each other to make the plot believable. Very entertaining, the film marks its third appearance in this 10 top 10 Netflix.
Henry Brogan (Will Smith), a professional assassin is the target of a government organization for which he worked for many years. Despite his exceptional skills that allow him to eliminate any goal, he decides to retire. During his last mission, he discovers that his target is not a paid traitor to the Russians, but a biologist involved in innovative developments. Now targeted, he flees with Danny (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a new ally who follows him between Cartagena and Budapest in the wake of a plot with distant origins.
9 A Furry Friend (2022) Number of views : 6,380,000
Desperate to join the K-9 elite unit, a cop befriends Ruby; a clever but rebellious puppy of refuge. The fate of the two beings will be intertwined as they are assigned missions.
A Furry Friend is a movie to feel good about; the kind of feature film that has all the hallmarks of Disney movies and enhances an afternoon or a family weekend. Based on a true story, American film Katt Shea is taking Netflix by storm and regularly appears in the top 10 most-watched movies each week since its release.
10 Escape Room (2019) Number of views : 6,140,000
Six unknown adventurers receive an invitation to play a mission, the winner of which will receive $ 10,000. But it quickly becomes clear that they were not chosen for the game by chance and the series of puzzles to be solved is not obvious. In real danger, participants realize that the gamble is their own life.
Escape Room comes in the form of a sadistic riddle game that endangers six desperate protagonists. In a particularly quaint setting, we follow a complex plot with a mix of breathless characters willing to do anything to survive. This is the first appearance of this film in the top 10 of Netflix.