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

With a mix of drama, romance, suspense, and animation, there’s something for everyone in the diverse selection that has dominated the list of the Netflix top ten this past week.

Taking the coveted first place once again is the Jennifer Lopez movie The Mother. This gripping film has captured the attention of quite a few despite middling reviews, with 34,690,000 watch hours. In second place, we have 2 Hearts, a romantic tale that has a terrifyingly low 17% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Alas, the heart wants what the heart wants!

Following closely in third place is Missing, a suspenseful thriller that has raked up 15,930,000 watch hours. Its mysterious plot seems to have made it a hit among those who enjoy a good mystery.

Florian Zeller’s The Son claims the fourth spot with 7,940,000 watch hours. This film explores complex family dynamics and struggles with mental health. It stars Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, and Anthony Hopkins.

Rounding out the top five is The Great Wall, an epic adventure that has attracted 7,690,000 watch hours. Directed by Zhang Yimou, this monster film seems to have found its audience on the streaming platform.

Victim/Suspect and Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me are the two documentaries ruling the roost at the sixth and eighth spots on the list. Tom Hanks’ A Man Called Otto may have slipped a few places and settled in at the tenth rank, but it has been going strong for four weeks in the global top ten list.

These are just a few of the top 10 films currently captivating audiences on Netflix. From heartwarming dramas to pulse-pounding suspense, there’s something for every movie lover to enjoy in this week’s popular selection.

The 10 most popular films on Netflix this week:

  1. The Mother
  2. 2 Hearts
  3. Missing
  4. The Son
  5. The Great Wall
  6. Victim/Suspect
  7. Ted
  8. Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me
  9. The Boss Baby
  10. A Man Called Otto
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