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Beckham holds onto Netflix #1

October 18, 2023

Beckham, the limited docuseries about football superstar David Beckham, remained atop the English TV List for the second week in a row with 11.6 million views in the week commencing October 9th. The Fall of the House of Usher the new series from Mike Flanagan – took second place in its debut week with 6 million views. Elsewhere, it was a strong week of returning favourites: Season 4 of coming-of-age series Sex Education took #3 (4 million views), Love is Blind Season 5 claimed fifth place (2.6 million views), One Piece came in at #6 in its eighth week on the list (1.9 million views) and Season 5 of Virgin River took #8 (1.4 million views). 

All three parts of French crime heist series Lupin took spots on the Non-English TV List for the second week in a row. Part 3 crept into the top spot, taking #1 with 14.1 million views. Parts 1 and 2, which are mainstays on the Most Popular Non-English TV List, were at #2 (4.7 million views) and #4 (4.3 million views) on the weekly list, respectively. Korea took two spots on the list with comedy Strong Girl Nam-soon ranking third (4.4 million views) and romantic comedy Destined with You landing at #8 (1.7 million views). Psycho-thriller limited series Dear Child (Germany) spent its sixth week on the list, this week coming in at #7 (1.7 million views). 

Crime thriller Reptile, starring Benicio Del Toro, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Silverstone, claiming the top spot on the English Films List for the third week in a row with 14.2 million views. Fair Play, writer/director Chloe Domont’s lauded debut starring Bridgerton’s Phoebe Dyvenor and Alden Ehrenreich, held second place (14 million views). Elsewhere on the list, fans got their Tom Cruise fix with the spy comedy American Made landing at #4 (4.9 million views), Mean Girls proved the laughs last past October 3rd, coming in fifth place (3.9 million views), and Jordan Peele’s Get Out landed at #10 (3.1 million views).

Korean action thriller Ballerina ascended to the top of the Non-English Films List with 14.7 million views, making it the most watched title of the week. Nowhere (Spain) took #2 in its third week on the list with 13.2 million views, and also climbed to #3 on the Most Popular Films (Non-English) List, clocking 66.8 million views to date. Making their list debuts were the Swedish horror film The Conference at #3 (7.6 million views), Nigerian drama Ìjọ̀gbọ̀n at #8 (2.2 million views) and Filipino drama Keys to the Heart at #10 (1.6 million views). 

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