The Most Watched Netflix Shows & Movies – Update – WM Leader

Netflix announced this week that Squid Game had rocketed to the top of its most-watched series list in only 28 days, making it the biggest launch in the streaming giant’s history in terms of household views.

The South Korean action drama replaced the streamer’s 2020 smash, Bridgerton: Season 1.

Below is the list of Netflix’s top series as ranked by account views. Release dates are provided for context.

1. Squid Game: Season 1, released 9/17/2021 – 111M

2. Bridgerton: Season 1, released 12/25/2020 – 82M

3. Lupin: Part 1, released 1/8/2021 – 76M

4. The Witcher: Season 1, released 12/20/2019 – 76M

5. Sex/Life: Season 1, released 6/25/2021 – 67M

6. Stranger Things 3, released 7/4/2019 – 67M

7. Money Heist: Part 4, released 4/2/2020 – 65M

8. Tiger King: Season 1, released 3/20/2020 – 64M

9. The Queen’s Gambit

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, released 10/23/2020 – 62M

10. Sweet Tooth: Season 1, released 6/4/2021 – 60M

In terms of movies on the service, the Chris Hemsworth-starring is at the top of the list. At 99 million, it didn’t quite match Squid Game, but it’s still impressive. Accordingly, Netflix announced a follow up recently with Hemsworth again on board. You can watch the teaser here.

The list of top movies and their release dates breaks down as follows, as ranked by account views:

1. Extraction, released 4/24/2020 – 99M

2. Bird Box, released 12/14/2018 – 89M

3. Spenser Confidential, released 3/6/2020 – 85M

4. 6 Underground, released 12/10/2019 – 83M

5. Murder Mystery, released 6/14/2019 – 83M

6. The Old Guard, released 7/10/2020 – 78M

7. Enola Holmes, released 9/23/2020 – 77M

8. Project Power, released 8/14/2020 – 75M

9. Army of the Dead, released 5/21/2021 – 75M

10. Fatherhood, released 6/18/2021 – 74M

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