Big Lift for Netflix

The new Kevin Hart movie Lift was the most watched title of the week starting January 8 on Netflix while Fool Me Once continued its reign as the #1 TV series and Oscar contender Society of the Snow is becoming one of its biggest non-English hits.

Here’s a link to a Deadline analysis and the Netflix media release:

Lift, F. Gary Gray’s ”ludicrously entertaining” new action-heist-thriller starring Kevin Hart landed atop the English Films List with 32.8M views, making it the most watched title of the week.

After just 11 days, J.A. Bayona’s epic survival story Society of the Snow (Spain) has cracked the Most Popular Non-English Films List.

The film, which is Spain’s nomination for Best International Film, spent its second week as #1 on the Non-English Films List with 28.1M views.

Harlan Coben’s crime thriller adaptation Fool Me Once (UK) was #1 on the English TV List for the second week in a row with 23.9M views.

Action drama The Brothers Sun, starring Michelle Yeoh, climbed to second place with 6.9M views.

Making their list debuts were the family drama Boy Swallows Universe (Australia) starring Phoebe Tonkin, Simon Baker and Sophie Wilde at #5 (3.6M views), stand-up special Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli at #8 (2.3M views), reality competition series The Trust at #9 (2.1M views) and Season 3 of Sonic Prime at #10 (2.1M views).

Money Heist spin-off series Berlin (Spain) spent its third week atop the Non-English TV List with 8.7M views.

New entrants to the list included mystery adaptation Detective Forst (Poland) at #2 (4.8M views), anime Delicious in Dungeon (Japan) at #6 (2.2M views) and Love is Blind: Sweden at #10 (1.1M views).

Staying strong on the English Films List were Adam Sandler’s animated comedy Leo, which took seventh place in its eighth week on the list with 4M views, and Zack Snyder’s epic science-fiction fantasy Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire, which claimed eighth place in its fourth week on the list with 3.9M views.

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2 Responses to “Big Lift for Netflix”


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    January 24, 2024 at 11:15 pm

    Wonder if WWE Raw will come to Netflix in New Zealand? Interesting announcement for USA just recently!

  2. Not in the short term, Fsmith. According t the NZ Herald, New Zealand is one of the “additional countries and regions to be added over time”.

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