The 10 most watched movies on Netflix from June 27 to July 3, 2022

While the 2022 Emmy nominations have just been announced, Netflix is ​​getting away with just 105. The American platform’s hegemony seems to be undeniably solidified as these productions find success. In this dynamic, this week’s top ten ratings included two licensed animated films (Song 2 as well as Hopper and dark hamster), and original creations (Toronto Man, Spider Head) continue to appeal.


1. The Toronto Man (2022) Number of views: 62 640 000

By mistake, Airbnb ordinary New Yorker Teddy Nielson finds himself in the same apartment with a contract killer nicknamed the Toronto Man. When it lands there, Teddy appears to be confused by the latter and quickly realizes that he is involved in something far more serious.

This new comedy and its stellar cast is one of the massive projects meant to lift Netflix out of a relatively bleak period. Summer’s success on the platform contradicts many critics in that the general public seems to be watching the film via streaming. This week, a Patrick Hughes picture topped the charts for the second time.

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2 Everyone on Stage 2 (2021) Number of views: 24 080 000

In Sing 2, the upbeat koala Buster Moon and his colorful and talented group of animal artists are putting together the most extravagant show of all time. A four-legged producer whose daily life rhymes with all the difficulties of trade and is one of the main elements of this metropolis full of entertainment, glitz and glamour. But this time there’s a big problem in his way: they need to convince the biggest rock star in the world to take part in this show, and it’s not guaranteed.

Sing 2 is a nice animated surprise filled with the voices of big stars (Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Pharrell Williams, Letitia Wright, Bono…). As in the first film, all the characters in this sequel are presented in a funny and unusual way. However, Sing 2 is no less touching and teaches a touching lesson in how the power of music can heal even a broken heart.

3. Love and ice cream (2022) Number of views: 18 900 000

Lena (Susanna Skaggs) has been caring for her ailing mother for years. After the death of the latter, the girl spent the pre-university summer in Rome, where love, adventure and self-knowledge awaited her. But she’s only here because her mother’s dying wish was to know her father. Lina will discover a magical world of secret romances, art and hidden bakeries.

Love & Gelato is a Netflix original creation based on the book of the same name by Jenna Evans Welch. The feature film works well as an adaptation, featuring a love triangle made up of atypical and conflicting characters. On top of that, the beautiful Roman setting, beautiful romance and likable characters account for the success of this newly released film.

4 Top of the Basket (2022) Number of views:14 640 000

Stanley Sugerman (Adam Sandler), a former international basketball scout who has always faced the dilemma of work-life balance. After a difficult year in high-level basketball, he retired. Years later when he meets a young talent and decides to use him to return to the NBA.

In this new comedy, Adam Sandler takes on the believable role of a former top athlete who misses out on his career. The actor has been part of the new dynamic ever since Uncut Gems (2019) which captivated critics and showed that it is capable of much more than turnips. The film fits the bill for a sports drama and looks like it will appeal to streamers and basketball fans alike.

5 glam girls (2022) Number of views: 12 390 000

The escort world in Nigeria is all about glamour, opulence and opportunity for a group of women. They regularly provide sexual services to powerful men in Lagos, earning big money and luxurious gifts in return. However, their dreams are shattered when things don’t go according to plan. Murder and theft put everything in doubt.

Glamor Girls is a Nigerian crime drama released on Netflix on June 24, 2022. The film is a remake of another Nollywood film of the same name released in 1994. Nigerian Society.

6 Rear (2013) Number of views: 11,000,000

Phil Broker (Jason Statham) is a former narcotics agent who moves his family to a small town in hopes of letting go of the past. But he learns that the city only from the outside seems to be a quiet, peaceful place. Instead, it’s a grand theater of drug-related violence run by the evil methadone magnate Gator (James Franco).

Homefront is not a masterpiece per se. But a movie is the kind of work you get when you dedicate a high-profile cast to a fairly standard story. In addition to playing the protagonist to the energetic Statham, Homefont gives pride of place to supporting weight roles such as Kate Bosworth, Winona Ryder and James Franco.

7 Spider Head (2022) Number of views: 9 520 000

Spiderhead is set in the near future in the heart of a prison complex where inmates have the opportunity to reduce their sentences. All they have to do is take part in a pilot study of drugs that control people’s emotions. Lead researcher Steve Abnesti, with unclear intentions, injects subjects with various drugs, including the so-called Luvaktin.

In this sci-fi thriller, Chris Hemsworth plays an unscrupulous and deceptively charming CEO who is used to conquering everything in his path. The plot focuses on the mystery surrounding the experiences and secrets of this sadist. This week, this movie made it to Netflix’s top 10 for the second time.

8 Mist (2007) Number of views: 6,230,000

A strange opaque fog covers the lake of a small town, cutting people off from the outside world. David Drayton (Thomas Jane) and his son, like many other villagers, are stuck in the fog while shopping. A group of people find themselves in a supermarket. Soon they enter into an unequal battle with monstrous creatures hiding behind the fog.

Having been at the origins of two great successes (The Shawshank Redemption as well as Green Mile), Frank Darabont signs a Stephen King film adaptation with mixed success. That said, The Fog is a satisfying psychological drama whose initial public success seems to be holding up on Netflix. The film marks the presence in the top 10 for the second week in a row.

9 Hopper And The Dark Hamster (2022) Number of views:5,980,000

The film is set in the kingdom of Plumberd. Hopper is the adopted son of King Arthur, a famous adventurous hare. Half rabbit, half chicken, he combines the best qualities of both animals. When his home is threatened, he embarks on an adventurous journey through incredible places to find an ancient artifact, the mysterious Dark Hamster.

After staging Bigfoot Adventures, Belgian animation director Ben Stassen offers us a job based on Chris Green’s graphic novel series. This especially colorful and funny version is characterized by excellent animation, scenery and characters are well developed.

10. Backtrack (2018) Number of views: 4,530,000

The daring theft of a collector’s car has become the most high-profile crime in the city. The only culprit to survive a brutal armed robbery has been apprehended and is being held in a maximum security facility. But there is a catch: the man has completely lost his memory. He is then injected with an experimental substance to regain his memory and remember the sequence of events and the location of the prey.

In Backtrace, Matthew Modine plays McDonald, a bank robber who has lost his memory. He forms a fiery tandem with the charismatic Stallone for a routine action movie that struggles to find its own imprint. However, the feature film is attracting the attention of streamers who offer it a small spot in the Netflix top 10.


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