Earlier this year, Netflix has introduced a new feature in their platform that ranks the Top 10 most viewed content per country as a way to become more transparent with their viewership.
This feature only dictates the most popular movies or series in the past 24 hours to easily monitor and share the trends in their library.
Now, Netflix has revealed essential data about their all-time viewer count for films under Netflix Originals, the streaming giant’s banner for originally-produced titles since it started in 2013 up to this year.
For this (as well as their daily Top 10 data), Netflix measures the single viewing of a title by at least a two-minute watch. It means it doesn’t matter whether or not the viewer watches the entire material as long as he/ she reaches the two-minute minimal limit.
Here are the 10 most popular Netflix original films of all time:
The Perfect Date (2019) – 48 million viewers
To earn money for college, a high schooler launches an app offering his services as a fake date. But when real feelings emerge, things get complicated.
The Perfect Date is directed by Chris Nelson and stars Noah Centineo, Laura Marano, Camila Mendes, and Odiseas Georgiadis.
The Platform (2019) – 56 million viewers
In a prison where inmates on high floors eat better than those below, who get the scant scraps, one man tries to effect change so everyone gets enough.
The Platform is directed by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia and stars Alexandra Masangkay, Iván Massagué, Antonia San Juan, and Zorion Eguileor.
The Wrong Missy (2020) – 59 million viewers
Tim thinks he’s invited the woman of his dreams on a work retreat to Hawaii, realizing too late he mistakenly texted someone from a nightmare blind date.
The Wrong Missy is directed by Tyler Spindel and stars Lauren Lapkus, David Spade, Jackie Sandler, and Molly Sims.
Triple Frontier (2019) – 63 million viewers
Loyalties are tested when five former special forces operatives reunite to steal a drug lord’s fortune, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.
Triple Frontier is directed by J.C. Chandor and stars Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Oscar Isaac, and Adria Arjona.
The Irishman (2019) – 64 million viewers
Hit man Frank Sheeran looks back at the secrets he kept as a loyal member of the Bufalino crime family in this acclaimed film from Martin Scorsese.
The Irishman is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Anna Paquin.
Murder Mystery (2019) – 73 million viewers
On a long-awaited trip to Europe, a New York City cop and his hairdresser wife scramble to solve a baffling murder aboard a billionaire’s yacht.
Murder Mystery is directed by Kyle Newacheck and stars Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans, and Gemma Arterton.
6 Underground (2019) – 83 million viewers
After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
6 Underground is directed by Michael Bay and stars Ryan Reynolds, Melanie Laurent, Ben Hardy, and Adria Arjona.
Spenser Confidential (2020) – 85 million viewers
Spenser, an ex-cop and ex-con, teams up with aspiring fighter Hawk to uncover a sinister conspiracy tied to the deaths of two Boston police officers.
Spenser Confidential is directed by Peter Berg and stars Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Iliza Shelsinger, and Post Malone.
Bird Box (2018) – 89 million viewers
Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
Bird Box is directed by Susanne Bier and stars Sandra Bullock, Travante Rhodes, Sarah Paulson, and John Malkovich.
Extraction (2020) – 99 million viewers
A hardened mercenary’s mission becomes a soul-searching race to survive when he’s sent into Bangladesh to rescue a drug lord’s kidnapped son.
Extraction is directed by Sam Hargrave and stars Chris Hemsworth, Godshiefteh Farahani, and Randeep Hooda.
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