Now that Netflix has revealed its “Top 10” feature, we have a clear idea of what people are actually streaming on their platform. Each day, the “Top 10” head displays the most popular TV shows and movies as viewed by the public.
However, if you’re looking for not only a quick countdown of the Top 10 most popular movies on Netflix but also a little more about what they’re about and who’s starring in them, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve curated the current list of the most popular films on Netflix.
So read through the current Top 10 below.
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Writers: David Twohy and Peter Rader
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Michael Jeter, and Tina Majorino
Year Released: 1995
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Adventure Drama
What It’s About: The film is set on a post-apocalyptic Earth where the ocean covers the entire continent. In it, a lone drifter becomes the reluctant chaser of a young girl and her guardian. Furthermore, the duo is tracked down by pirates looking for dry land.
9. Last Kids on Earth: Happy Apocalypse to You
Director: Steve Rolston
Cast: Charles Demers, Nick Wolfhard, Garland Whitt, and Monsterrat Hernandez
Year Released: 2021
Genre: Animated Apocalyptic Adventure
What It’s About: The movie is a Netflix interactive special in which you assist Jack and his monster-fighting friends make choices to stay alive and have some adventurous fun.
8. Friends with Benefits
Director: Will Gluck
Writers: Keithy Merryman and Will Gluck and
Cast: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia, Bryan Greenberg, Jenna Elfman, and Richard Jenkins
Year Released: 2011
What It’s About: The movie follows two friends who decide to add sex to their relationship. They thought that it won’t cause complications. However, soon complications arise once they begin to fall for each other.
Director: Steve Pink
Writers: Bill Collage, Adam Cooper, and Mark Perez
Cast: Blake Lively, Justin Long, Lewis Black, Anthony Heald, and Jonathan Hill
Year Released: 2006
What It’s About: A group of high school friends create their own fake college. They do so after getting rejected from their dream colleges to which they applied
6. Sniper: Ghost Shooter
Director: Don Michael Paul
Writer: Chris Hauty
Cast: Billy Zane, Chad Michael Collins, Nick Gomez, and Ravil D. Isyanov
Year Released: 2016
What It’s About: The movie is the sixth film in the Sniper franchise. The film finds elite snipers who are given the task of guarding a Georgian pipeline from bombarders.
5. The Little Rascals
Director: Penelope Spheeris
Writers: Penelope Spheeris, Stephen Mazur, and Paul Guay
Cast: Kevin Jamal Woods, Travis Tedford, Jordan Warkol, Bug Hall, and more
Year Released: 1994
Genre: Family Comedy
What It’s About: The movie is based on the classic TV show titled Our Gang. It follows a group of young kids who find themselves wrapped up in ancient antics.
4. Saving Private Ryan
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Robert P. Rodat
Cast: Edward Burns, Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, and more
Year Released: 1998
Genre: World War II Drama
What It’s About: Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning tale of a band of soldiers who, just after the defeat of Normandy, are given the task of tracking down a Private. They are supposed to bring him home safely.
3. Legally Blonde
Director: Robert Luketic
Writers: Kirsten Smith and Karen Mc. Lutz
Cast: Luke Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Jennifer Coolidge, and Victor Garber
Year Released: 2001
What It’s About: The movie follows a sorority girl who attempts to win back her boyfriend. She does so by enrolling at Harvard Law School.
2. What Lies Below
Director/Writer: Braden Roman Duemmler
Cast: Troy Iwata, Mena Suvari, and Ema Horvath
Year Released: 2020
Genre: Horror Sci-Fi Mystery
What It’s About: The movie follows A 16-year-old girl who returns home from camp just to realize that her mother has a new boyfriend. The man who she intends to marry however might not be a human and be something sinister instead.
1. Concrete Cowboy
Director: Ricky Staub
Writers: Dan Waiser and Ricky Staub
Cast: Caleb McLaughlin, Idris Elba, Jharrel Jerome, Lorraine Toussaint, Byron Bowers, Clifford Smith
Year Released: 2021
What It’s About: The movie is about a 15-year-old boy from Detroit who is sent to live with his beloved father in the state of Philadelphia. There, he gets to learn about the local urban cowboys.
With tonnes of good movies and TV Shows on Netflix to choose from, finding that desired film on the streaming service can become a real pain. Luckily, we’ve gone and done some in-depth research for you and we hope you liked our movie recommendations. Do let us know how you feel about these recommendations!