The 10 most popular films on Netflix this week: July 2023
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The 10 most popular films on Netflix this week: July 2023

From pulse-pounding action to the latest tales of animation, this week’s Netflix top ten films offer a diverse range of options for every viewer’s taste.

The adrenaline-fueled sequel Extraction 2, starring Chris Hemsworth and Golshifteh Farahani, is maintaining its number one spot at the top of the chart. This action-packed thriller has garnered 36million hours of views. 

In the second spot is The Perfect Find, a Netflix original romantic comedy that has garnered 18million hours of views. The film stars ​​Gabrielle Union, Keith Powers, Aisha Hinds, D. B. Woodside, La La Anthony and Gina Torres. Based on Tia Williams’ bestseller of the same name, the excerpt for the film reads: “A fashion editor’s career comeback hits a snag when she learns the charming young stranger she kissed at a party is her new coworker — and her boss’ son.”

Run Rabbit Run is climbing the ranks and has secured the third position, starring Sarah Snook. The gripping psychological thriller has amassed an impressive 14million hours of views in its debut week. This edge-of-your-seat experience offers a captivating exploration of the human psyche, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats.

The heartwrenching documentary, Take Care of Maya is in the fifth spot. The film’s official blurb reads: “As a medical team tries to understand 10-year-old Maya Kowalski’s rare illness, they begin to question her parents. Suddenly, Maya is in state custody – despite a family desperate to bring their daughter home.”

In the eighth spot, this week is Ghosts of the Abyss, a documentary by James Cameron exploring the wreckage of the Titanic. With advanced technology and 3D cameras, Cameron takes viewers on a haunting underwater journey, showcasing the ship’s remains and sharing stories of its construction, tragic voyage, and the lives affected. Audience curiosity for Titanic-related content has peaked in the last few weeks following the OceanGate Expeditions’ Titan tragedy, which saw the loss of five lives.

Viewers have been enjoying a varied kind of entertainment this week, from family-friendly adventures like Paw Patrol: The Movie, Nimona and the whimsical Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical to gripping action with Sniper: Assassin’s End and the original Extraction.

The 10 most popular films on Netflix this week:

  • Extraction 2
  • The Perfect Find
  • Run Rabbit Run
  • Extraction
  • Take Care of Maya
  • Paw Patrol: The Movie
  • Sniper: Assassin’s End
  • Ghosts of the Abyss
  • Nimona
  • Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical