Netflix has launched High 10 lists of its hottest titles of 2019 — motion pictures, TV collection and specials — in varied territories. Netflix What We Watched 2019 – U.S. is led by the Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston comedy function Homicide Thriller, adopted by the third season of mega hit collection Stranger Issues, the lately launched Michael Bay film 6 Underground headlined by Ryan Reynolds, Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles 2, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, new collection The Witcher with Henry Cavill, the Ben Affleck starrer Triple Frontier, the Ted Bundy movie Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile starring Zac Efron, collection The Umbrella Academy and film The Highwaymen toplined by Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson.
Netflix Reveals Most Popular Worldwide Titles Of 2019: Madeleine McCann True-Crime Doc Tops UK, ‘Homicide Thriller’ Leads In Australia
Whereas Netflix doesn’t formally reveal its methodology, the rankings are believed to be based mostly on the variety of accounts which have watched not less than two minutes of a film, TV collection or a particular — each authentic and purchased — throughout its first 28 days on Netflix in 2019. For collection that air a number of seasons in a single calendar yr, solely the most well-liked season is counted.
For current releases, comparable to 6 Underground, which premiered December 13, The Witcher (December 20) and Season 2 of You (December 26), which is on the High 10 TV collection record, the rating was based mostly on 28-day projections derived from the preliminary sampling.
Whereas The Witcher, known as Netflix’s reply to Sport of Thrones, was renewed forward of its debut, You has not been picked up for Season 3. Its robust viewership (rating because the streamer’s No. 5 hottest collection of 2019) and robust social media presence (trending on Twitter worldwide for hours on launch date) all however assure a renewal.
Reassuring for Netflix, which is dealing with the lack of high-profile acquired programming as main Hollywood congloms are steering their owned content material to their very own streaming platforms, 9 of the highest 10 titles for 2019 are Netflix originals together with Sundance acquisition Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile. The streamer’s greatest hit of 2019, Homicide Thriller, stems from the game-changing four-movie deal it made with Sandler, which was then re-upped for 4 extra.
There was additionally excellent news for Disney and its fledgling platform Disney+, which depends closely on the Disney film library. Underscoring the recognition of the Disney household movies, two made the High 10 Netflix film record: The Incredibles 2 and Ralph Breaks the Web: Wreck-It Ralph 2. They have been among the many final Disney titles to launch on Netflix because the Hollywood studio in August 2017 opted to finish its distribution cope with the dominant streaming platform and begin its personal SVOD service.
It’s price noting that half of the highest 10 Netflix scripted TV collection come from exterior studios, UCP (Umbrella Academy, No. 3), CBS TV Studios (Lifeless To Me at No. four and Unbelievable No. 7), Warner Bros TV (You No. 5) and Paramount TV (13 Causes Why No. 9).
Main the High 10 lists by class are Homicide Thriller (movie), Stranger Issues 3 (TV collection), Tidying Up with Marie Kondo (nonfiction), Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes: Restricted Series (documentary), Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones (comedy particular), Indian children animated collection Mighty Little Bheem (worldwide), and Elevating Dion (household collection).
Listed here are the total lists: