Red Notice’ Already Second-Most Watched Netflix Movie Of All-Time, Eyes No. 1 Spot


“Red Notice,” the action heist film featuring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, is on course to become Netflix’s most-watched movie in its initial 28 days of release. The $200 million movies has already become the second most-watched film of all time in terms of hours-watched.

The film is written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, with titles of “Central Intelligence” and “Skyscraper” already to his credit. The production credits go to Dwayne Johnson, Hiram Garcia and Dany Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions, Beau Flynn’s Flynn Picture Co., and Thurber’s Bad Version.

Netflix has released the list of Top 10 Most Popular English Films of all times this past week. These titles include:

Sr. No. Movie Title Release Date Hours Watched
1.  Bird Box 12/14/2018 282M
2.  Red Notice 11/12/2021 277.9M
3.  Extraction 4/24/2020 231M
4.  The Irishman 11/27/2019 215M
5.  The Kissing Booth 2 7/24/2020 209M
6.  6 Underground 12/10/2019 205M
7.  Spenser Confidential 3/6/2020 197M
8.  Enola Holmes 9/23/2020 190M
9.  Army of the Dead 5/21/2021 187M
10.  The Old Guard 7/10/2020 186M

“Red Notice” made an emphatic entry into Netflix’s Top 10 Most Popular English Films of all time this past week. In terms of hours watched, the thriller registered 277.9M hours watched by viewers since its release on November 12, consequently claiming the No. 2 spot in just 10 days

Given the rise in the popularity of Red Notice, it puts the title into contention for surpassing the current No. 1 film, Sandra Bullock’s “Bird Box,” which amassed 282M hours watched in its initial 28 days of release. Moreover, for the second consecutive week, “Red Notice” smashed Netflix’s Top 10 charts in all 94 countries.

In addition, as per Netflix’s second week of top 10 most-watched film rankings (English), the streamer revealed that Red Notice came out as the No. 1 movie for November 15-21, clicking 129.1M hours viewed.

The popularity of “Red Notice” also boosted the rankings of “Central Intelligence” starring Johnson with 14.91M hours watched and “6 Underground” starring Reynolds with 7.77M hours viewed. Both titles burst into the Top 10 English films for the week of November 15-21.

Meanwhile, while bidding farewell to its old ranking system, Netflix released the new data based on its new metrics, which ranks its most popular titles based on hours-watched by the viewers, as part of its overhauled and detailed Top 10 lists. Netflix also announced that the data will be audited by EY, and the results will be shared in 2022.

Moving forward, two new TV shows claimed the No. 1 slots this week on Netflix’s English and Non-English ranking lists. Arcane, made on a video-game adaptation of Riot Games’ “League of Legends,” recorded 38.42M hours watched worldwide. Consequently, the series has been renewed for season 2. Whereas, Korean horror series “Hellbound” recorded 43.48M hours watched, ranking it above the famousSquid Game” as the top show on Netflix (30.4 M) for the week.

“Tiger King 2,” the sequel of docuseries Tiger King revolving around America’s most notorious big cat owners, claim

ed the No. 2 spot on the Top 10 English TV list with 30.03M hours watched by viewers. Meanwhile, Netflix’s “The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star” also found a place in the Top 10 English Films for the week with 24.77M hours.

Other holiday titles claiming big scores for the week were “Christmas Flow,”, Christmas movies and shows, and French romantic comedy with 9.72M hours, and Netflix’s original “Love Hard,” based on a catfish plan gone wild which has been a constant presence in the Top 10 for three weeks.

The top 10 chart of Films (English) for the week November 15 – 21 is as under:

Sr. No. Film Weeks in top 10 Hours viewed
1. Red Notice 2 129,110,000
2. The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star 1 24,770,000
3. Love Hard 3 21,240,000
4. Central Intelligence 1 14,910,000
5. The Harder They Fall 3 13,770,000
6. The Croods 1 13,430,000
7. Army of Thieves 4 12,260,000
8. Trolls 1 10,120,000
9. 6 Underground 1 7,770,000
10. Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween 1 7,680,000

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Joshua Garner

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