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FUBAR holds on to Netflix #1

June 7, 2023

Action titles continued to dominate on Netflix during the week commencing May 29th.

For the second week in a row, FUBAR held the #1 spot on the English TV List as the father-daughter duo of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monica Barbaro drew 88.03 million hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 91 countries. In just 10 days, the action-comedy had nearly 25 million views (177 million hours viewed divided by 7.13 runtime hours). And with an additional 16.48 million hours viewed for the week, The Mother starring Jennifer Lopez entered the Most Popular English Film List of all time at #8, with 229.30 million total hours viewed. In its fourth week, the action-thriller now boasts nearly 117 million views (229.30 million hours viewed divided by 1.96 runtime hours).

The final episodes of Manifest had a successful landing as Season 4, Part 2 debuted on the English TV List with 39.4 million hours viewed. Other new titles this week included The Ultimatum: Queer Love with 15.03 million hours viewed and Season 2 of Barbeque Showdown with 13.63 million hours viewed. Fans flocked to their favourites with love stories XO, Kitty and Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, Season 6 of real estate reality series Selling Sunset and Season 2 of romantic drama Firefly Lane all returning to the list.  

Elsewhere, dramas ruled the Non-English TV List. Colombian’s Fake Profile entered the list on top with 76.31 million hours viewed – the highest premiere for a Colombian series, along with Japan’s The Days with 16.98 million hours viewed, Portugal’s Turn of the Tide (12.05 million hours viewed) and Season 3 of Spain’s Valeria (9.54 million hours viewed). Korean dramas Doctor Cha and The Good Bad Mother and Spanish thriller Muted remained on the list. 

On the Non-English Films List, German drama Blood & Gold moved into the #1 spot with 24.99 million hours viewed. New entrants included Danish drama A Beautiful Life and Brazilian romantic comedy Rich in Love 2. Spanish horror Tin & Tina, Polish action-adventure Mother’s Day, Mexican drama Where the Tracks End, German comedy Hard Feelings, Dutch psychological thriller Faithfully Yours and political satire ¡Que viva México! all returned to the list. 

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