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The Witcher dominates Netflix top 10

December 22, 2021

By Nik Roseveare

The Witcher is back and dominated Netflix’s global top 10 charts for the week commencing December 13th. The Witcher Season 2 debuted at #1 with audiences spending 142.43 million hours immersed in the fantasy world created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and starring Henry Cavill.

The Witcher Season 1 closely followed at #2 on the English TV list and both seasons made top 10 lists in more than 90 countries.

For the second week in a row, Sandra Bullock movie The Unforgivable, directed by Nora Fingscheidt, remains the #1 English film and a top 10 film in 94 countries with 74.44 million hours viewed, while Paolo Sorrentino’s acclaimed film The Hand of God debuted as the #2 non-English film.

Animated film Back to the Outback rose to the #2 spot on the English film list this week and joined other family films on the top 10, including A Boy Called Christmas, and iconic Santa (Kurt Russell) and Mrs. Claus (Goldie Hawn) in The Christmas Chronicles Part 1 & 2.

In its ninth consecutive week on the list, La Casa De Papel (Money Heist) Part 5 remained the #1 non-English TV series with 55.01 million hours viewed. And Mexican coming-of-age romance Anonymously Yours rose to the top of the  non-English film list, also appearing in the top 10 in 46 countries.

New additions to the top 10 this week included Season 1 of Indian crime-thriller Aranyak; the unscripted Selling Sunset spin-off series Selling Tampa; and holiday sequel A California Christmas: City Lights.

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