Despite having on the brink of 183 million subscribers, Netflix never revealed what percentage people are watching their original series and films . However, the streaming giant recently decided to release an inventory of its 10 most-watched original movies.
Chris Hemsworth and Randeep Hooda’s action thriller Extraction topped the list with 99 million views. It received the most important audience of any Netflix original movie in its first four weeks. The film shows Hemsworth play a mercenary who must rescue an Indian drug lord’s kidnapped son.
It is followed by the horror, sci-fi thriller Bird Box (89 million) a few mother and her two children who make a desperate plan to reach safety after a threatening unseen presence makes most of society kill .
Spenser Confidential, an action-comedy is number three on the list with 85 million views. The film which features a rating of 6.2 on IMDb, is a few former cop Spenser who teams up together with his roommate to require down the murderers of two Boston cops .
6 Underground is number four followed by Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler’s mystery at number five. mystery is a few ny cop and his wife who continue a vacation to revive the spark in their marriage, but find yourself getting framed for the death of an elderly billionaire.
It is interesting to notice that the highest four most-watched films are action or thrillers with top movie stars including Hemsworth, Bullock, Mark Wahlberg, and Ryan Reynolds. The list also includes three comedies.
Martin Scorsese’s lavish crime epicThe Irishman starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, was the sixth most-watched film, attracting 64 million views.
All 10 of the films were released within the last three years, most of them within the past 12 months.
Meanwhile, as coronavirus continues to paralyse the planet , Netflix, during a letter to shareholders, said that while its slate of original shows for this year is on target , it’s focused on safely getting production copy and running.As the world slowly re-opens, our main business priority is to restart our productions safely and during a manner according to local health and safety standards to make sure that our members can enjoy a various range of high-quality new content,” executives said within the letter.
“There is not any one-size-fits-all approach, and we’re adapting to local circumstances. Today, we’re slowly resuming productions in many parts of the planet .”
Netflix is facing increased competition from tech giants like Apple and Amazon, along side entertainment titans including Disney, NBCUniversal, and WarnerMedia.