The 10 Most Popular Movies on Netflix Right Now (2024)

Ever since Netflix unveiled its “Top 10” feature, we have had a way to assess what people are watching on the streaming service. Each day, the “Top 10” feature shows the most popular films and TV shows as viewed by subscribers. But if you’re looking for a quick rundown of the Top 10 most popular movies on Netflix and a little more information on what they’re about and who’s in them, we’ve got you covered.

Netflix now shares what people watch worldwide and how many hours are spent each week on the streamer. Below, we've gathered the Top 10 most-watched films on Netflix this week and more information about each movie. Check out the current list below:

Editor's Note: Films with an asterisk (*) are unavailable to stream in the United States.

Top 10 Movies on Netflix Worldwide

Number

Title

Hours Watched

10

*John Wick

5,900,000

9

Ultraman: Rising

7,400,000

8

The Flash

7,800,000

7

*Marry Me

8,100,000

6

Under Paris

8,600,000

5

Maharaj

11,500,000

4

Inheritance

13,000,000

3

Kiss the Girls

13,700,000

2

Trigger Warning

46,900,000

1

A Family Affair

50,900,000

We've broken down the Top 10 films on Netflix in the United States in the list below.

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10 'The LEGO Batman Movie' (2017)

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Director: Chris McKay | Runtime: 1 hour 44 minutes | Genre: Animated

Cast: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis

Synopsis:

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Maybe his superhero sidekick Robin (Michael Cera) and loyal butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) can show him a thing or two.

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9 'Fifty Shades of Grey' (2015)

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Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson | Runtime: 2 hours 5 minutes | Genre: Romance, Drama

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle

Synopsis:

When college senior Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.

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8 'Hit Man'

Director: Richard Linklater | Runtime: 1 hour 55 minutes | Genre: Comedy

Cast: Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio

Synopsis:

Professional killer Gary Johnson breaks protocol to help a desperate woman trying to flee an abusive husband and finds himself falling for her.

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7 'Shrek' (2001)

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Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes | Genre: Animated, Comedy

Cast: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz

Synopsis:

On a mission to retrieve a princess from a fire-breathing dragon, gruff ogre Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot — a wisecracking donkey.

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6 'Minions'

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Directors: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda | Runtime: 1 hour 30 minutes | Genre: Animated, Comedy

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton

Synopsis:

Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan; accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, Kevin sets forth to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world's first-ever super-villainess.

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5 'The Super Mario Bros. Movie' (2024)

Directors: Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic | Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes | Genre: Animated

Cast: Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day, Jack Black

Synopsis:

Magically teleported from Brooklyn to the Mushroom Kingdom, two plucky plumbers team up with a princess to battle a tyrannical fire-breathing turtle.

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4 'Home' (2015)

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Director: Tim Johnson | Runtime: 1 hour 34 minutes | Genre: Animated

Cast: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin

Synopsis:

After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet's human population -- all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who's managed to hide from the aliens. When Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons), there's mutual distrust. However, Oh is not like his comrades; he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip's mother, but, unbeknown to them, the Gorg -- enemies of the Boov -- are en route.

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3 'The Flash' (2023)

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Director: Andy Muschietti | Runtime: 2 hours 24 minutes | Genre: Action, Adventure

Cast: Ezra Miller, Sasha Calle, Michael Keaton

Synopsis:

Worlds collide when the Flash uses his superpowers to travel back in time to change the events of the past. However, when his attempt to save his family inadvertently alters the future, he becomes trapped in a reality in which General Zod has returned, threatening annihilation. With no other superheroes to turn to, the Flash looks to coax a very different Batman out of retirement and rescue an imprisoned Kryptonian -- albeit not the one he's looking for.

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2 'Trigger Warning' (2024)

Director: Mouly Surya | Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes | Genre: Action

Cast: Jessica Alba, Mark Webber, Anthony Michael Hall

Synopsis:

Special Forces commando Parker (Jessica Alba) is on active duty overseas when she gets called back to her hometown with the tragic news that her father has suddenly died. Now the owner of the family bar, Parker reconnects with her former boyfriend-turned-sheriff Jesse (Mark Webber), his hot-tempered brother Elvis (Jake Weary) and their powerful father Senator Swann (Anthony Michael Hall), as she looks to understand what actually happened to her dad.

Parker’s search for answers quickly goes south and she soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown. Unsure of who she can truly trust, Parker draws on her commando training and proves herself a force to be reckoned with as she hunts down the truth and attempts to right what has gone wrong in Swann County, with the help of her covert ops partner and hacker Spider (Tone Bell) and connected local dealer Mike (Gabriel Basso). Directed by Mouly Surya, written by John Brancato & Josh Olson and Halley Gross, and produced by Erica Lee, Basil Iwanyk and Esther Hornstein, Trigger Warning also stars Kaiwi Lyman and Hari Dhillon.

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1 'A Family Affair' (2024)

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Director: Richard LaGravenese | Runtime: 1 hour 53 minutes | Genre: Comedy

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King

Synopsis:

The only thing worse than being the assistant to a high-maintenance movie star who doesn't take you seriously? Finding out he's smitten with your mom.

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