Love at First Sight tops Netflix Films
September 20, 2023
Love at First Sight, Netflix’s new romantic comedy starring Haley Lu Richardson and Ben Hardy, topped the English Films List in its debut week with 14.1 million views in the week commencing September 11th. Adam Sandler’s family comedy You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah kept its four-week long run on the list with 4.3 million views, taking its total views to date to 47.3 million.
Viewres kept their favourites atop the English Series List as One Piece, which has been , held onto the top spot with 10 million views. Virgin River Season 5 reclaimed #2 with 9.6 million views, the UK thriller Who Is Erin Carter? stayed strong at #3 with 3.8 million views and UK comedy series Top Boy Season 3 remained at #4 with 3.7 million views. New entrants this week included the return of popular series including Selling the OC Season 2, which debuted in the fifth spot (2.7 million views), the Australian-set family drama Surviving Summer Season 2 in seventh (2.1 million views), UK glam competition Glow Up: The Next Makeup Star Season 5 in eighth (2.1 million views), and Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons Season 7 in ninth (2.1 million views). Rising up to #6 was limited series Spy Ops, while nature documentary series Predators rounded out the list at #10 (1.7 million views).
The German limited psycho-thriller series Dear Child, based on the best-selling novel of the same name, held onto the top spot on the Non-English TV List with 15.4 million views, making it the most watched title this week. Spanish thriller Burning Body also held onto second place with 6.7 million views. Europe continued to dominate the list with the Norwegian fantasy series Ragnarok Season 3 at #6 (1.8 million views), followed by a string of strong debuts, including Norwegian crime drama Gangs of Oslo at #7 (1.6 million views), French limited drama series Class Act at #8 (1.4 million views) and Polish series Infamy at #9 (1.2 million views). Mexican limited drama series Thursday’s Widows took #3 (3.5 million views). Korea held two spots on the list — the romantic drama A Time Called You took the fourth spot with 3 million views and romantic comedy Destined With You claimed the fifth spot with 2 million views.
The Japanese family comedy Once Upon a Crime had a fairytale launch, debuting atop the Non-English Films List with 5.4 million views. Pablo Larrain’s El Conde, the Chilean dark comedy, debuted at #7 (1.3 million views), and is the first Chilean horror to make the list. Danish period romance Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction took the second spot with 4 million views, followed by Spanish documentary Rosa Peral’s Tapes at #3 (4 million views), Polish hip-hop action-adventure Freestyle at #4 (1.8 million views), Swedish thriller A Day and a Half at #5 (1.6 million views), the heartwarming Mexican comedy The Great Seduction at #6 (1.3 million views), and the Dutch romantic comedy Happy Ending in ninth place with 0.9 million views.