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The Good Nurse debuts at Netflix #1

November 2, 2022

Based on true events, The Good Nurse debuted atop Netflix’s English Films List with 68.31 million hours viewed in the week beginning October 24th. Starring Academy Award winners Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne , the thriller was in the Top 10 in 93 countries.

Fantasy fairytale, The School for Good and Evil, landed in the #2 spot with 41.95 million hours viewed. Written and directed by Fabian Medea, South African drama Wild Is the Wind had 8.89 million hours viewed. Horror was on viewers’ minds over he Halloween period as The Curse of Bridge Hollow had 8.17 million hours viewed. In its fourth week, The Luckiest Girl Alive had 8.02 million hours viewed. Adam Sandler’s comedy horror from 202, Hubie Halloween, re-entered the list with 3.96 million hours viewed.

On the Non-English Films List, German drama, All Quiet on the Western Front, was #1 with 31.5 million hours viewed. From director Edward Berger, based on the world-renowned bestseller of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque, the film was in the Top 10 in 90 countries and scored 92 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes. Spanish psychological thriller, The Chalk Line (17.36 million hours viewed), Brazilian drama Beyond the Universe (12.36 million hours viewed), Polish horror Hellhole (10.47 million hours viewed), and Italian action-adventure Robbing Mussolini (4.6 million hours viewed), all entered the list. Returning favourites included Korean drama 20th Century Girl, Brazilian rom-com Someone Borrowed, action-adventures from France and Japan, Lost Bullet and Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning, respectively, and Indian drama Laal Singh Chaddha.

In its second week, Tembi and Attica Locke’s heartfelt series, From Scratch, topped the English TV List with 72.02 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title for the week. Starring Zoe Saldaña, the love story was a favourite amongst fans and critics alike, pulling in an audience score of 90 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes and appearing in the Top 10 in 84 countries.

Ryan Murphy’s The Watcher continued to draw viewers with 67.51 million hours viewed. Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story also had 40.96 million hours viewed. Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities entered the list in the #3 spot with 49.95 million hours viewed. With 42.07 million hours viewed, Season 3 of Love Is Blind brought fans along on the social experiment. Volume 3 of Unsolved Mysteries had 14.06 million hours viewed, while paranormal reality series 28 Days Haunted had 13.67 million hours viewed. New to the list was Season 6 of the Emmy-winning adult comedy Big Mouth, with 13.59 million hours viewed and The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself with 13.83 million hours viewed.

Colombian TV drama Til Money Do Us Part was #1 on the Non-English TV List for the second week in a row with 51.49 million hours viewed. New entrants on the list included reality series Dubai Bling with 13.71 million hours viewed, Spanish rom-com If Only with 9.1 million hours viewed and Korean drama Under the Queen’s Umbrella with 8.01 million hours viewed. Fans flocked to their favourites with German dramas Barbarians I and Barbarians II, Korean dramas Little Women and Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Italian true-crime docuseries Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi and German historical drama The Empress.

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