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Old Dads debuts at Netflix #1

October 25, 2023

Old Dads, Bill Burr’s directorial debut in which he stars alongside Bobby Cannavale and Bokeem Woodbine, debuted atop Netflix’s English Films List with 13.3 million views, making it the most viewed title of the week commencing October 16th. The Devil on Trial, the new documentary revisiting the only demonic possession ever to be taken to trial, had a strong first week, debuting in second place with 8M views. Homicide whodunnit Reptile came in at #4 (7 million views), while Chloe Domont’s workplace thriller Fair Play landed at #6 (3.8 million views). Elsewhere on the list, No Hard Feelings starring Jennifer Lawrence came in at #7 (3.8 million views).

The Fall of the House of Usher, the new horror series from Mike Flanagan, positioned itself atop the English TV List with 7.9 million views. Limited docuseries Beckham continued to shine in second place with 6.9 million views. New entrants for the week included limited drama series Bodies at #3 (5.5 million views) and Season 7 of the adult animated series Big Mouth at #7 (1.6 million views). Returning favorites rounded out the list with Season 4 of Sex Education coming in at #5 (2.6 million views), Season 5 of Love Is Blind at #6 (1.8 million views) and One Piece at #8, in its eighth week on the list (1.4 million views).

For the third week in a row, all three parts of crime heist series Lupin (France) secured spots on the Non-English TV List. Part 3 once again stole the top spot, coming in at #1 with 7.7 million views, while Parts 1 and 2 claimed the fourth (3.2 million views) and fifth spots (3 million views), respectively. Season 7 of the high school drama series Elite (Spain) debuted at #6 (3 million views), while romance drama Doona! (Korea) premiered at #7 (2.8 million views). Psycho-thriller limited series Dear Child (Germany) entered the Most Popular Non-English TV List at #10 with 47.1 million views to date in only seven weeks upon its release.

Horror film The Conference (Sweden) climbed its way to the top of the Non-English Films List with 6.5 million views. Returning favourites dominated the remainder of the list with dystopian survival thriller Nowhere (Spain) coming in at #2 (5 million views), action thriller Ballerina (Korea) taking the #3 spot (4.2 million views) and the dramas Forgotten Love (Poland) and Ìjọ̀gbọ̀n (Nigeria) landing at #5 (3.6 million views) and #6 (2.9 million views), respectively. 

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