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The Gentlemen spends 3rd week at Netflix #1

March 27, 2024

The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie’s aristocratic gangster series starring Theo James and Kaya Scodelario, continued its reign atop Netflix’s English TV List with 11.7 million views in the week commencing March 18th. 3 Body Problem, the new sci-fi series from David Benioff, D. B. Weiss and Alexander Woo, began its invasion in second place with 11 million views over four days. The sci-fi epic reached the Top 10 in 93 countries.

Lindsay Lohan’s romantic comedy, Irish Wish, took #1 on the English films list with 25.5 million views, and was the most-watched title of the week. Millie Bobby Brown continued to harness her inner warrior, sending Damsel into the #2 spot with 19.5 million views. The fantasy film has now clocked a total of 105.6 million views in 17 days. Regina King’s 15-year passion project Shirley, which tells the story of the first Black congresswoman and political icon, Shirley Chisholm, and her trailblazing US presidential run, debuted at #7 with 3.6 million views. Elsewhere, the animated film The Casagrandes Movie also had a strong debut, taking #5 with 4 million views.

Docuseries took three spots on the Englusg TV list: Homicide: New York entered the list in third place (6.6 million views), Turning Point: The Bomb and the Cold War claimed the sixth spot (1.3 million views) and The Program: Cons, Cults, and Kidnapping nabbed seventh place (1.3 million views). The animated kids series Hot Wheels Let’s Race skidded into fifth with 2.4 million views. Returning fan favourites rounded out the list: Avatar: The Last Airbender held strong in fourth place in its fifth week on the list (3.4 million views), Harlan Coben’s Fool Me Once reentered in ninth place (1.3 million views) taking its total weeks spent on the list to eight, and One Day, the limited series adapted from David Nicholls’ bestselling romance novel, took tenth place in its seventh week on the list (1.3 million views). 

It was a strong week for Korean series on the Non-English TV List. Season 2 of the reality competition series Physical: 100 muscled its way to #1 in its first week with 6.1 million views, limited series Queen of Tears came in at #4 (4.2 million views), romantic comedy Doctor Slump spent its ninth week on the list at #8 (1.7 million views) and limited series Chicken Nugget debuted at #10 (1.3 million views).

French comedy Cat & Dog debuted in the top spot on the Non-English Films List with 6.7 million views. Fans kept returning to list mainstays, with J.A. Bayona’s survival thriller Society of the Snow (Spain) landing in sixth place in its twelfth consecutive week on the list (1.2 million views), and revenge thriller My Name is Vendetta (Italy) returning in seventh place (1 million views) to bring its total weeks on the list to nine. 

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