Streaming giant Netflix has announced that ‘Murder Mystery’ is the most popular Netflix title in 2019. ‘The Irishman’, ‘Stranger Things’ season three and ‘The Incredibles 2’ also made it to the list of “popular” titles measured by the number of subscribers who watched at least two minutes of a film or TV show in the first 28 days of release.
Taking the No. 1 spot on Netflix’s overall “most popular” list, is Murder Mystery, the feature comedy that stars Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler. After the movie was released in June 2019, Netflix reported 30,869,863 accounts viewed Murder Mystery in its first three days, which represented the biggest opening weekend ever for a Netflix film.
Top 10 Most Popular Releases of 2019 on Netflix
1. Murder Mystery
A New York cop and his wife go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage. A chance encounter leads to them being framed for the murder of an elderly billionaire.
2. Stranger Things 3
The third season of the American science fiction horror web television series Stranger Things, titled Stranger Things 3, was released worldwide on Netflix’s web streaming service on July 4, 2019.
3. 6 Underground
Six individuals from all around the globe, each the very best at what they do, have been chosen not only for their skill, but for a unique desire to delete their pasts to change the future.
4. The Incredibles 2
Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Brad Bird, it is the sequel to The Incredibles (2004) and the second full-length installment of the franchise.
5. The Irishman
The Irishman (also titled onscreen as I Heard You Paint Houses) is a 2019 American epic crime film directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the 2004 book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt.
6. The Witcher
The Witcher is a fantasy drama series created by American showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich for Netflix. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The first season, consisting of eight episodes, was released in its entirety December 20, 2019.
7. Triple Frontier
Former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America. For the first time in their prestigious careers, these unsung heroes undertake this dangerous mission for themselves instead of the country.
8. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a 2019 American biographical crime thriller film about the life of serial killer Ted Bundy.
9. The Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy is an American superhero web television series developed by Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater for Netflix. It is an adaptation of the comic book series of the same name, created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.
10. The Highwaymen
The Highwaymen is a 2019 American period crime drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and written by John Fusco. The film stars Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson as Frank Hamer and Maney Gault, two former Texas Rangers who attempt to track down and apprehend notorious criminals Bonnie and Clyde in the 1930s.
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