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Luther movie at Netflix #1 for a third week

March 29, 2023

Luther: The Fallen Sun held onto the #1 spot in Netflix’s English-language films for the third consecutive week with 24.7M hours viewed in the week commencing March 20th. Since its debut, the film has amassed more than 73 million views (160.2 million hours viewed divided by 2.2 runtime hours).

Viewers went on an enchanting journey with the animated film The Magician’s Elephant with 16.73 million hours viewed. In anticipation of the March 31st premiere of Murder Mystery 2, fans relived the adventures of Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler in Murder Mystery, which entered the Top 10 list in the #6 spot. Family horror We Have a Ghost closed out the list.

Viewers’ thirst for vengeance kept The Glory atop the Non-English TV List for the third straight week with 48.35 million hours viewed. The Korean thriller sits in the #6 spot on the Non-English TV Most Popular list with 413.05 million total hours viewed. Spanish thriller Sky High: The Series, Korean romantic comedy Crash Course in Romance, Greek drama Maestro in Blue and Season 2 of Spanish drama Wrong Side of the Tracks all returned to the list. New entrants on the list include Turkish thriller Who Were We Running From?, Season 2 of Spanish reality series I Am Georgina and Season 2 of Brazilian fantasy Invisible City. 

Viewers returned to their favourites on the Non-English Films List including French drama In His Shadow topping the list, Belgian thriller Noise, Italian romantic comedy Still Time and four-time Academy award winner All Quiet on the Western Front. New to the list are Hindi-language thriller Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, Polish drama Johnny, Vietnamese drama Furies and Spanish action-adventure Sky High.

Viewers answered the call to join
The Night Agent, which debuted in the #1 spot on the English TV List with 168.71 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title of the week. Created by Shawn Ryan and based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Quirk, the action-thriller ranks #3 for premiere week of viewing across all Season 1 TV and appeared in the Top 10 in 93 countries. 

New titles on the English TV List included Season 4 of Love Is Blind (25.52 million hours viewed for the first five episodes) and Waco: American Apocalypse (21.51 million hours viewed). Fan favourites also remained on the Top 10 list — Season 4 of You, recently renewed for its fifth and final season, Season 3 of Outer Banks, Seasons 1 and 2 of Shadow and Bone, Wednesday and MH370: The Plane That Disappeared.

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