Top 10 most popular Netflix movies right now

Now that Netflix has unveiled its “Top 10” feature, we have an assessment of what people are actually watching on the streaming service. Each day, the “Top 10” feature features the most popular movies and TV shows viewed by subscribers.

But if you’re not just looking for a quick rundown of the 10 most popular movies on Netflix, but also a little more information about them and who’s in them, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve gathered the current list of the most popular movies on Netflix in the US, along with more information about each movie.

Bookmark this page to follow the progress of the Top 10 from week to week, but for now, here is the current list:

10. The Longest Yard

9. Voyage 2: The Mysterious Island

8. Red Notice

7. Just go for it

6. Home

5. Munich: on the brink of war

4. Don’t look up

3. The royal treatment

2. Can you keep a secret?

1. Home team

Editor’s note: Last updated February 2 to reflect the top 10 movies on Netflix as of that date.

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10. The Longest Yard


Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Lobo Sebastian, Bob Sapp and Dalip Singh in The Longest Yard (2005)
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Director: Pierre Segal

Writer: Sheldon Turner

To throw: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock, James Cromwell, Nelly, William Fichtner

Year: 2005

Kind: sports comedy

What is it about :

Professional quarterback Paul Crewe (Adam Sandler) and former college champion and coach Nate Scarboro (Burt Reynolds) are serving their sentences in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists Scarboro’s help in coaching the inmates to victory in a “fixed” football game that will play out in a whole different way.

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9. Voyage 2: The Mysterious Island


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Director: Brad Peyton

Writers: Richard Outten, Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn

To throw: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzman, Kristin Davis

Year: 2012

Kind: Adventure Comedy

What is it about :

Four years after traveling with his uncle to the center of the earth, Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal from an even more incredible and remote place: an uncharted island where no island should exist, teeming with strange forms of life, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes and hiding more than one amazing secret. Despite protests from his mother (Kristin Davis) and new stepfather (Dwayne Johnson), now 17-year-old Sean is determined to reach this mysterious island and save its only inhabitant, his grandfather. Long Lost (Michael Caine), before seismic shock waves forced the island under the sea and buried its treasures forever.


8. Red Notice


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Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber

To throw: Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Ritu Arya, Chris Diamantopoulos

Year: 2021

Kind: action comedy

What is it about :

An FBI profiler who pursues the world’s most wanted art thief becomes his reluctant partner in crime to catch an elusive con artist who is always one step ahead.

7. Just go for it


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Picture via Sony Pictures

Director: Denis Dugan

Writers: Allan Loeb and Timothy Dowling

To throw: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker, Nicole Kidman

Kind: Romantic comedy

Year: 2011

What is it about :

Danny (Adam Sandler) is a successful plastic surgeon who pretends to be unhappy in marriage to get wives. When he finally meets a girl (Brooklyn Decker) whom he believes to be the woman of his dreams, he does not use his method on her, but she soon finds the wedding ring he uses. Afraid to tell her the truth, he tells her that he is going to divorce her, to whom she asks to meet her future ex. He asks his office manager Katherine (Jennifer Aniston) to impersonate his wife in order to prove his story, but one lie turns into another that brings Katherine’s children into his plan, resulting in a trip to Hawaii that will change. All their life.


6. Home


Jim Parsons and Rihanna in Home (2015)
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Director: Tim Johnson

Writers: Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember

To throw: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Jones

Kind: Animated sci-fi comedy

Release year : 2015

What is it about :

When the misfit alien Oh mistakenly sends a galaxy-wide party invitation, he goes on the run to avoid trouble and befriends the brave human girl Tip.

5. Munich: on the brink of war


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Director: Christian Schwochow

Writer: Ben Power

To throw: Jeremy Irons, George MacKay, Jannis Niewöhner, Sandra Hüller, Liv Lisa Fries, August Diehl, Jessica Brown Findlay, Anjli Mohindra, Ulrich Matthes

Kind: historical drama

Release year : 2021

What is it about :

Based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris. We are in the fall of 1938 and Europe is on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler (Ulrich Matthes) prepares to invade Czechoslovakia and the government of Neville Chamberlain (Jeremy Irons) desperately seeks a peaceful solution. As pressure mounts, British civil servant Hugh Legat (George MacKay) and German diplomat Paul von Hartmann (Jannis Niewöhner) travel to Munich for the emergency conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the center of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger. With the whole world watching, can war be averted and, if so, at what cost?


4. Don’t look up


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Picture via Netflix

Director: Adam McKay

Writer: Adam McKay

To throw: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande, Scott Mescudi

Year: 2021

Kind: Black comedy

What is it about :

Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence), a graduate student in astronomy, and her professor, Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio), make the startling discovery of a comet orbiting the solar system. The problem – it’s on a direct collision course with Earth. The other problem? Nobody really seems to care. It turns out that warning humanity of a planet-killer the size of Mount Everest is an inconvenient fact to navigate. With the help of Dr. Oglethorpe (Rob Morgan), Kate and Randall embark on a media tour that takes them from the office of an indifferent President Orlean (Meryl Streep) and his sycophant son and chief of staff, Jason (Jonah Hill ), on The Daily Rip, a lively morning show hosted by Brie (Cate Blanchett) and Jack (Tyler Perry). With just six months until the comet makes an impact, managing the 24-hour news cycle and catching the attention of social media-obsessed audiences before it’s too late proves surprisingly comical – that will it take for the world to look up?!


3. The royal treatment


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Director: Rick Jacobson

Writer: holly hester

To throw: Laura Marano, Mena Massoud

Year: 2022

Kind: Romantic comedy

What is it about :

Isabella (Laura Marano) runs her own salon and isn’t afraid to speak her mind, while Prince Thomas (Mena Massoud) runs his own country and is about to marry out of duty rather than love . When Izzy and her fellow stylists have the unique opportunity to style their hair for the royal wedding, she and Prince Thomas learn that taking control of their own destinies requires following their hearts.

2. Can you keep a secret?


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Director: Elise Duran

Writer: Peter Hutchins

To throw: Alexandra Daddario, Tyler Hoechlin, Sunita Mani, David Ebert, Kimiko Glenn, Laverne Cox, Robert King, Judah Friedlander

Year: 2019

Kind: Romantic comedy

What is it about :

A young woman confides all her secrets to a stranger on a plane when she thinks it’s about to crash. She later meets the man and finds out that he is the new CEO of her company, and knows all of her humiliating secrets.


1. Home team


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Picture via Netflix

Directors: Charles and Daniel Kinnane

Writers: Chris Titone and Keith Blum

To throw: Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler and Tait Blum.

Year: 2022

Kind: sports comedy

What is it about :

Two years after a Super Bowl victory when NFL head coach Sean Payton is suspended, he returns to his hometown and finds himself reconnecting with his 12-year-old son coaching his football team Pop Warner.

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