Here Are the Top 5 Most-Watched Netflix Movies of All Time


INTRO: Since the mandatory Coronavirus-led lockdowns around the world, people have turned to digital content instead of the big screens. So to cater to more subscribers Netflix introduced the “Top 10” list on the platform for viewers to easily choose popular movies to watch. Earlier, we published a list of the most-watched TV shows on the platform. Now, the online streaming behemoth recently published its first official “Top 10” list of the most-watched movies of 2020.

Top 5 Most-Watched Netflix Movies

So, below are the most popular movies that made into the official “Top 10” list of Netflix.

1. Extraction (99 million views)

Released back in April 2020, this Chris Hemsworth starred action flick came in at the numero uno position for its massive number of viewers. The film revolves around a professional mercenary (Chris Hemsworth) trying to save the son of an Indian druglord from a Bangladeshi gangster.

IMDb – 6.7

Rotten Tomatoes – 68%

Watch it now on Netflix.

2. Bird Box (89 million views)

Coming in at the second position is the Sandra Bullock starrer horror/thriller, Bird Box which gained close to 90 million views on the platform. This film shows a mother trying to survive with her two children in a world with an unknown entity whose sight encourages people to kill themselves.

IMDb – 6.6

Rotten Tomatoes – 63%

Watch it now on Netflix.

3. Spenser Confidential (85 million views)

Released on March 6, 2020, “Spenser Confidential” became one of the most popular movies on the platform with 85 million views. Although this Mark Wahlberg starred film did not get appreciation from the critics, it became a super popular movie on Netflix.

IMDb – 6.2

Rotten Tomatoes – 37%

Watch it now on Netflix.

4. 6 Underground (83 million views)

The Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds came to the digital streaming scene with this action flick and it instantly became a popular one on Netflix. For the promotion of this movie, Reynolds even collaborated with the famous “Professor” from the popular Netflix Original TV show, Money Heist.

IMDb – 6.1

Rotten Tomatoes – 36%

Watch it now on Netflix.

5. Murder Mystery (73 million views)

The Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston starrer “Murder Mystery” is essentially the most-watched thriller-comedy movie on the platform. Coming in at #5, this movie revolves around a New York cop and his wife caught in a murder case, while on vacation in Europe.

IMDb – 6

Rotten Tomatoes – 44%

Watch it now on Netflix.

So yeah, these were the most-watched movies of all time on Netflix. Which of these movies have you watched? Let us know down in the comments. And if you have watched all the movies during this lockdown, you can check out our other lists of best movies and TV shows on our website. Cheers!


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