Netflix finally unveiled its Top 7 Most Popular Originals all the time, unmasking its rating criteria. The list contains some popular movies such as “The Extraction” which starred Thor, Chris Hemsworth; “Bird Box” starring Sandra Bullock and the Oscar Contender of Martin Scorsese “The Irishman”.
Netflix also reveals its process of calculation of viewers when they declare the daily lists of Top Movies. Netflix evaluates based on if a particular account’s watch time of a movie is 2 minutes or more. So, for example, when Netflix revealed its Seven Finest Original Movies of all time, it calculated the watch time for the first month from its release. Netflix revealed that “The Extraction”, upon its release in April 2020, was the biggest movie premiere of all time. It collected impressions at a high-paced rate. Let’s see The 7 Most Popular Netflix Originals.
7. Triple Frontier (2019)
Atlas Entertainment production “Triple Frontier ”, ” directed by J.C Chandor, is a Thriller-packed Action Movie with Adventure and Mystery starring Ben Affleck & Oscar Isaac.
The Movie within IMDB Rating of 6.5/10 received 71% Rotten Tomatoes with views of about 63 million.
The Netflix Originals revolves around a heist that is planned and operated by Former Special Forces. For the first time in their entire prestigious career, these 5 Former Special Forces went into this dangerous mission of stealing a drug Lord’s Fate, but their fortune takes a nasty turn, and they eventually start a battle.
The Wrap- “There’s a meta-narrative in there somewhere, condemning films like Triple Frontier for exploiting the violence of war and superficial ends, but Chandor doesn’t delve into self-analysis long enough to make a point about it.”
6. The Irishman(2019)
According to Tomatometer, this Netflix Originals crossed more than 64 million views, and an IMDB rating of 7.8/10 got about 95% Rotten Tomatoes. Martin Scorsese’s Oscar Contender Crime Drama Netflix Originals came onto the big screen on November 27, 2019, Tribeca Productions being the Production Company.
The saga is about an Old Man named Frank Sheeran, who starred in the film Robert De Niro who spends his life as a Truck Driver. Everything was going well until Sheeran got involved with Russell Bufalino and his criminal family in Pennsylvania. After that, a lot of action-packed scenes are unleashed.
Boston Globe- “It’s the ultimate fusing of Scorsese’s two sides…And even though it takes a while to get there, the movie is a masterpiece one made by the man counting down his own years as if they were rosary beads.”
5. Murder Mystery(2019)
Murder Mystery is a 2019 release of Netflix Originals with an IMDB rating of 6/10, getting 44℅ on Rotten Tomatoes and 73 million views. Directed by Kyle Newacheck, Murder Mystery is full of Action-Packed manoeuvres with diaphanous humour.
The story is all about a couple, the husband is a New York Police officer, and his wife goes on a romantic vacation to bring back and reawaken that long-lost spark in their married life. But, unfortunately, things went upside down when they are framed on the charges of murder of a billionaire named Malcolm Quince. Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in lead roles, this movie was a blockbuster.
Indiewire- “It would be uncomfortably cynical to assume that Sandler thinks these novocaine-like comedies are what common people watch, but the guy doesn’t leave us much choice.”
4. 6 Underground (2019)
Netflix Original 6 Underground got 36% of Rotten Tomatoes with 6.1/10 as IMDB rating conquering about 80 million views. Directed by Michael Bay, this action-packed thriller and mystery with some sexual references saga was released on the big screen on December 13, 2019.
As the title suggests, the story is about 6 People from all around the planet, hired by a tech billionaire who faked his death. These six people are best in what they do and hence on this deadly mission to replace their dark past to have a better future. This deadly mission is to pin down a brutal and vicious leader.
Newsday- “This is a terrible action movie that utilizes Michael Bay’s worst instincts and none of his best.”
The story is all about an Ex-Police Officer and an Ex-Con. With an IMDB rating of 6.2/10, getting about 37% of Rotten Tomatoes, according to Tomatometer, successfully with a viewership of 85 million views. Peter Berg is the director; the movie is filled with action maneuvers with Mild Language and explicit content.
The movie revolves around an ex-cop Spenser and an ex-con; both team up with striving fighter Hawk to unveil the vicious conspiracy linked to the murder scene of two police officers.
Guardian- “It’s an action-comedy-mystery-thriller that manages to spectacularly fail at all the above, an algorithmic abomination that’s as coldly constructed as it is clumsily made.”
2. Bird Box (2018)
Netflix Original Bird Box successfully achieves an IMDB rating of 6.6/10 with about 63% of Rotten Tomatoes recorded in the Tomatometer, successfully crossing 89 million views. Directed by Susanne Bier, Bird Box is a Horror Movie with an Action-packed thriller, mystery, and adventure. The movie is rated with Mild language, violence, and Sexual references.
The movie is comparatively more terrific than The Quiet Place. In this film, a woman and her children walk across the woods completely blindfolded to rescue themselves from the creature following them to find a peaceful place to reside in. But, unfortunately, they are considered dead by society after an ominous unseen for around five years.
It would be amazing to see how this mother with her two children finds their way to a peaceful place by escaping from the creature’s eyes.
New Yorker- ” Unfortunately, Bird Box puts these performers through familiar paces, in roles of such tight typecasting that they seem like recurring characters in an extended TV series.”
Netflix revealed that “Extraction” upon its release in April 2020 was the biggest movie premiere. It collected impressions at a high-paced rate. Crossing 99 million views, with an IMDB rating of 6.7/10 and getting about 67% of Rotten Tomatoes.
Directed by Sam Hargrave, Extraction is an Action-Packed Thriller with an undefined mystery. The story is all about the rescue operation of an Imprisoned International Crime Lord’s son, who hires a black-market mercenary who is only interested in money-making. But, just as he has successfully rescued the son, an impossible and unimaginable brutal mission begins with the underworld drug dealer, weapon supplier, and mafias.
Rolling Stone- “No judgments here if you just want to hang back and let non-stop gore, gunfire, explosions, and a gung-ho Chris Hemsworth numb you into submission.”
These were the 7 Most Popular Netflix Originals of all time.