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We Have a Ghost debuts at #1 on Netflix

March 1, 2023

We Have a Ghost entered Netflix’s English Films List at #1 with 40.47 million hours viewed in the week commencing February 20th (despite only premiering on February 24th). Written and directed by Christopher Landon with a star-studded cast featuring Anthony Mackie, Jeenifer Coolidge and David Harbour, the family-friendly horror comedy was in the Top 10 in 91 countries.

Psychological thriller The Strays kept subscribers on the edge of their seats with 28.78 million hours viewed at #2. Meanwhile, Your Place or Mine continued to pull in viewers, landing in the #3 spot with 22.29 million hours viewed. 

Korean mystery Unlocked topped the Non-English Films List with 16.15 million hours viewed. Following its sweep at the BAFTAs and in its 14th week on the Top 10 list, German film All Quiet on the Western Front moved into the #2 spot. Returning titles included Polish romantic comedy Squared Love All Over Again, Mexican comedy All the Places, Japanese horror Re/Member and French action-adventure The Last Mercenary

On the Non-English TV side, Mexican thriller Triptych topped the list with 50.73 million hours viewed. Korean titles were mainstays on the list with competition reality series Physical: 100, and romantic comedies Love to Hate You and Crash Course in Romance. The Law According to Lidia Poët, inspired by the true story of Italy’s first female lawyer, also returned to the list. French thriller Ganglands Season 1 and Season 2 kept subscribers entertained. Colombia series Eva Lasting debuted on the list. Season 3 Mexican drama La Reina del Sur closed out the list.

Season 3 of Outer Banks debuted atop Netflix’s English TV List with 154.97 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title in the week commencing February 20th. In advance of the premiere, viewers also revisited Seasons 1 (35.1 million hours viewed) and Season 2 (23.86 million hours viewed).

New entrants on the English TV List included three-part docuseries Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal in the #2 spot with 40.5 million hours viewed and Season 5 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive with 25.76 million hours viewed which took fans behind the scenes of one of the world’s most thrilling sports. Fans returned to murder mystery You (27.75 million hours viewed), which has now amassed 44.9 million views (183.9 million hours viewed divided by runtime of 4.1 hours) for the first five episodes. Reality dating series Perfect Match (39.51 million hours viewed), Red Rose (20.54 million hours viewed) and Wednesday (18.95 million hours viewed) all remained on the list. 


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