Among some surprises and some inevitable certainties, here is the complete list of the 10 films – in English and not – most watched on Netflix in 2022.
2022 has just come to an end and a new film – and television – season is about to begin. The production houses and the streaming giants have therefore decided to sum up, compiling rankings and lists of the most watched or appreciated films of the past year, in an attempt to track down audience trends and desires. In recent days, for example, the list of the 10 most watched movies on Netflix. Between some surprises and inevitable certainties, here are the titles that have won the largest number of spectators.
Netflix – The 10 Most Popular English-Language Movies
To the first place of Netflix’s 10 most popular movies stands out The Gray Man, action thriller by the Russo brothers with an all-star cast – just mention Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. The film is in fact in first place among the most watched products in over 80 countries, with 235 million hours of viewing. No wonder then that the directors of Avengers: Endgame we decided to make a franchise based on the film – a sequel and a spin-off are already in the works. The second place is occupied by another quite predictable title, sci-fi The Adam Projectwhich brought together the couple Shawn Levy and Ryan Reynolds, returning from the success of Free Guy – Hero for game and expected at the cinema with Deadpool 3. The podium is finally completed by one of the surprises of the classification, the sentimental drama Purple Heartsbelonging to a genre that has always been very popular on Netflix.
Netflix’s most popular films of 2022 include ‘The Gray Man’, ‘Purple Hearts’, ‘The Tinder Swindler’ and ‘Enola Holmes 2’.
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As can be seen from the post published by DiscussingFilm the ranking alternates films awarded mainly for the cast – the sports drama Hustle with Adam Sandler, the action comedy The Man from Toronto with Woody Harrelson and Kevin Hart, the teenage comedy Cheerleading forever with Rebel Wilson e Day Shift – Hunting for Vampires starring Jamie Foxx – and films that have won audiences over for their original story – the animated film The monster of the seasthe documentary The Tinder scammer. Space then also for large franchises – Enola Holmes 2with Millie Bobby Brown, takes 7th place.
Netflix – Top 10 Most Popular Non-English Language Movies
To triumph, therefore, is mainly the genre cinema. Trend also confirmed by the ranking of Netflix’s 10 most popular non-English films. In this case, Norwegian horror dominates Trollfollowed by the war movie Nothing new on the western front and the action Black crab, with Noomi Rapace. In eighth place is instead the only Italian film on the list, My name is Vengeancedirected by Cosimo Comez and starring Alessandro Gassmann in the role of the protagonist, a former hit man looking for redemption.