From High-octane spy adventure to whodunnit mysteries, we got a curated list of most popular Netflix movies that you can enjoy anytime.
The streaming giant has been delivering a whole lot of original movies for years, and yet it keeps changing its rooster of top 10 movies on the platform. Sometimes the Netflix original movies are a hit or miss with the audience, but if Netflix’s 223 million subscribers across the globe love a story, then nothing can stop a film from climbing up the popularity ladder. We have rounded up the statistics and saved you from the hassle of trying to find the top 10 biggest movies on Netflix. So, in case you have missed out on any of these titles, then jump right in to read and add more movies to your watch list.
Legendary director Martin Scorcese brings together his longtime collaborators like Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci to tell the story of organized crime in 1950s Pennsylvania. The three-and-a-half-hour-long mobster drama surely brings back memories of old gangster movies and has 214.57 million total watch hours as of now.
Sandra Bullock stars in this film based on a British miniseries called Unforgiven by Sally Wainwright. Joining her in the cast are Jon Bernthal and Viola Davis. Bullock plays a woman who is released from a prolonged stay in prison for murdering a sheriff and struggles to fit back into society. Despite mixed reviews, it has amassed 217.70 million watch hours in total.
This film was surely subjected to mockery and controversy on the internet for various reasons, but that did not stop the Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine starrer from ranking as one of the most viewed Netflix films, with 228.69 million hours of streaming. Purple Heart tells the story of Cassie and Luke, who get into a fake marriage pact for their respective benefits but end up falling in love with each other for real.
Considered one of the best action movies of 2020, Chris Hemsworth led this movie to success. It managed to rake in 100 million watch hours in the first four weeks of its release. The journey of Hemsworth’s Tyler Rake will continue for part 2, which is set to release in 2023.
Amassing 233.15 million watch hours, this film was the debut performance of the new Percy Jackson actor Walker Scobell and the cast also included big names like Ryan Reynolds and Zoe Saldana. The Adam Project tells the story of a time-traveling fighter pilot who teams up with his younger self to save the future.
Chris Evans facing off against Ryan Gosling with a sprinkle of action from Ana De Armas? Now, that was something the world wanted to watch for a long time since this film was announced by the Russo Brothers. With 253.87 million watch hours, this film was surely a success among the fans. Seems like the 200 million dollar budget had paid off pretty well.
Rian Johnson’s second whodunnit mystery, helmed by Daniel Craig’s Benoit Blanc and a flurry of famous faces, is an instant success with the viewers as it has raked in 273.2 million watch hours already. Rian Johnson plans to expand the Knives Out universe with more sequels in the future as well, and sure we are not complaining.
This is Sandra Bullock’s second film that has made it to the top 10 biggest movies on Netflix. With 282.02 million watch hours so far, Bird Box tells the story of Bullock’s character on her journey through a post-apocalyptic world while being blindfolded.
This film possibly had the most impressive ensemble cast with Oscar winners and nominees like Meryl Streep, Leonardo Di Caprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Timothee Chalamet. Di Caprio and Lawrence play two astronomers who try to warn the world of impending doom. With a current total of 359.79 million watch hours, this film surely grabbed the attention of the worldwide audience.
Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, and Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot team up for this action-loaded film which is all set to become a franchise now. Criticized for its cliche and predictable plot and below-average screenplay, Red Notice did not win over the critics, but the audience came to its rescue. Collecting a massive 364.02 million watch hours worldwide, Red Notice remains the most popular film on Netflix as of now.