Top 10 Most Watched Movies And TV Shows On Netflix

Netflix’s Top 10 Original Movies and TV Shows

Netflix is one of the most popular content streaming services that’s used by millions of users across the globe. Well, Netflix has recently shared some data regarding the viewership numbers of different TV series and movies on the platform.

The data released by Netflix ranges from October 2018 to September 2019. It is worth noting that Netflix counts anyone who’s watched around 70% of a single episode within four weeks of a series’ premiere as a viewer of that show.

Using the data released by Netflix, The New York Times compiled the list of what Netflix claims to be the most-watched TV shows and movies.

The exact number of viewers in millions has also been revealed using the data provided by Netflix.

10 Most Watched TV Shows On Netflix

So these are the most viewed TV shows on Netflix.

Stranger Things

  1. Stranger Things (64 million)
  2. Umbrella Academy (45 million)
  3. La Casa de Papel (44 million)
  4. You (40 million)
  5. Sex Education (40 million)
  6. Our Planet (33 million)
  7. Unbelievable (32 million)
  8. Dead to Me (30 million)
  9. When They See Us (25 million)
  10. Elite (20 million)

As you can see the third season of the popular sci-fi thriller series, Stranger Things was the most viewed TV show on Netflix. Furthermore, with around 45 million viewers Umbrella Academy was the second most-viewed TV show on Netflix.

10 Most Watched Movies On Netflix

In addition to TV shows, the viewership of movies on Netflix has also been revealed.


  1. Bird Box (80 million)
  2. Murder Mystery (73 million)
  3. Triple Frontier (52 million)
  4. The Perfect Date (48 million)
  5. Tall Girl (41 million)
  6. The Highwaymen (40 million)
  7. Secret Obsession (40 million)
  8. Always Be My Maybe (32 million)
  9. Otherhood (29 million)
  10. Fyre (20 million)

As mentioned in the list Bird Box, directed by Susanne Bier was the most viewed movie on Netflix. Similar to TV Shows, a view on a movie denotes that 70 percent of it was watched within four weeks of its premiere.


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Anubhav Tyagi
Anubhav Tyagi
Just a normal guy who listen to lots of music, but apart from that I love Tech!


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