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What are the top 10 films on Netflix right now?

Idris Elba in Luther: The Fallen Sun one of Netflix Top Ten Movies today

Don’t want to miss out on the hottest movies on Netflix? Then you’ve come to the right place. Below are the top 10 most-watched English films on the streaming service for the week of March 13th – March 19th, 2023.

Netflix Top Ten Movies right now

#1 Luther: The Fallen Sun

Luther: The Fallen Sun

The 2023 crime thriller film Luther: The Fallen Sun was watched for 69.54 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th, securing the first spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.

Directed by Jamie Payne and written by Neil Cross, the film serves as a continuation of the 2010–19 British television series of the same name. The movie stars Idris Elba reprising his role as John Luther, with Cynthia Erivo and Andy Serkis.

In Luther: The Fallen Sun, a gruesome serial killer is terrorizing London while brilliant but disgraced detective John Luther (Elba) sits behind bars. Haunted by his failure to capture the cyber psychopath who now taunts him, Luther decides to break out of prison to finish the job by any means necessary.

Although critics felt like the case in the film is unoriginal, longtime fans of the franchise are happy about Elba’s return as the titular detective.

Luther: The Fallen Sun | Official Trailer | Netflix

#2 Faraway


The 2023 romantic comedy Faraway took the second spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it earned 21.81 million viewing hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Directed by Vanessa Jopp and written by Jane Ainscough and Alex Kendall, Faraway tells the story of Zeynep (Naomi Kruss). Unhappy with her life, she flees to a Croatian island, where her deceased mother bought a house long ago. She hopes to find peace and relaxation finally – but she hasn’t reckoned with Josip (Goran Bogdan), who still lives on the property. Zeynep’s spur-of-the-moment trip reignites her joy in life and opens a door to new love.

Faraway | Official Trailer | Netflix

#3 The Magician’s Elephant

The Magician’s Elephant

The 2023 animated fantasy adventure film The Magician’s Elephant was watched for 13.69 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th, securing the third spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.

Featuring the voices of Noah Jupe, Mandy Patinkin, Natasia Demetriou, Benedict Wong, Miranda Richardson, and Aasif Mandvi, The Magician’s Elephant follows a young man named Peter, who is searching for his long-lost sister, Adele. When a fortune teller tells him to find a magician with an elephant, Peter sets off on a remarkable journey to complete three seemingly impossible tasks that magically change the face of his town forever.

The Magician’s Elephant is a real charmer. While critics found it a bit predictable, it’s a great movie that is sure to delight the whole family.

The Magician’s Elephant | Official Trailer | Netflix

#4 Money Shot: The Pornhub Story

Money Shot: The Pornhub Story

The 2023 documentary Money Shot: The Pornhub Story got 13.67 million viewing hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th, placing itself in the fourth spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies.

Directed by Suzanne Hillinger, the documentary movie features interviews with Pornhub performers, activists, and past employees, offering a deep dive into the successes and scandals of the pornography website.

A powerful and well-made documentary, Money Shot: The Pornhub Story was praised by critics for its accurate and illuminating view of the ethical and moral challenges facing the porn industry today, including the importance of monitoring the use of adult entertainment websites by kids and teens.

Money Shot: The Pornhub Story | Official Trailer | Netflix

#5 Dragged Across Concrete

Dragged Across Concrete

The 2018 neo-noir crime thriller film Dragged Across Concrete is currently in the fifth spot on the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it was viewed for 9.59 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Starring an ensemble cast that includes Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Tory Kittles, Michael Jai White, Jennifer Carpenter, Laurie Holden, Fred Melamed, Udo Kier, Thomas Kretschmann, and Don Johnson, Dragged Across Concrete follows two childhood friends and two police detectives that are suspended for police brutality who in a desperate need for money, are embroiled in a robbery done by a professional thief.

Dragged Across Concrete was praised for its intense performances, visceral direction and thoughtful exploration of morality. However, some critics found the movie’s excessive runtime and gratuitous violence to be overly indulgent.

Dragged Across Concrete (2019 Movie) Official Trailer – Mel Gibson, Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter

#6 We Have a Ghost

We Have a Ghost

The 2023 supernatural horror comedy We Have a Ghost secured the sixth spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it was watched for 5.96 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Based on the 2017 short story Ernest by Geoff Manaugh, We Have a Ghost starts with Kevin and his family becoming a social media sensation after their discovery that their house is haunted by a ghost named Ernest. But when Kevin and Ernest get to the bottom of the mystery of Ernest’s past, they become targets of the CIA. Written and directed by Christopher Landon, the film stars David Harbour, Jahi Winston, Tig Notaro, Jennifer Coolidge, and Anthony Mackie.

While We Have a Ghost has a fun premise and an incredibly talented cast, the film received negative comments about its uneven ‘80s pastiche that doesn’t really connect with the movie’s story.

We Have a Ghost | Official Trailer | Netflix

#7 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The 2013 dystopian action film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire landed on the seventh spot of the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it was watched for 7.34 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Based on Suzanne Collins’ novel Catching Fire, the film is the sequel to 2012’s The Hunger Games and the second installment in The Hunger Games film series. It stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, and Donald Sutherland.

The plot of the film follows the first film, with Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark returning home after winning the 74th Hunger Games. As they prepare for their victory tour, they are visited by President Snow, who warns them that their actions in the previous Games have caused unrest in the districts. Snow announces that the 75th Hunger Games, the Quarter Quell, will require previous winners to compete again. Katniss and Peeta must compete against each other once more, and the other victors who have survived since their first Games.

Critics generally praised The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, calling it a worthy sequel that surpasses the original in terms of plot, character development, and action. The film is credited with having a great balance of humor, drama, and action.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Official Trailer

#8 Turbo


The 2013 animated film Turbo made it to the eighth spot of the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking after it was watched for 5 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Set in Los Angeles, the movie follows an ordinary garden snail Theo, a.k.a. Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds), who pursues his dream of winning the Indy 500 after a freak accident gives him superspeed. In addition to Reynolds, the film also features the voices of Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Snoop Dogg, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Luis Guzmán, Ben Schwartz, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Though not as creatively unique as one may expect, critics said that Turbo has enough captivating visuals, great voice acting, and witty dialogue to make it a great choice for family-friendly entertainment.

Turbo | Full Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

#9 The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

The 2012 dystopian action film The Hunger Games was watched for 4.9 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th, allowing it to secure the ninth spot in the latest Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.

Based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Suzanne Collins, the movie is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future in the nation of Panem, where a boy and a girl from each of the nation’s 12 Districts are chosen annually as “tributes” and forced to compete in the Hunger Games, an elaborate televised fight to the death. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteers to take her younger sister’s place when her sister was initially selected as tribute. With her district’s male tribute, Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), Katniss travels to the Capitol to train and compete in the Hunger Games.

The film was widely praised by critics who called it an exciting and engaging adaptation of the popular novel. Lawrence’s strong performance and the movie’s stunning visual were also applauded by reviewers and audiences alike.

The Hunger Games (2012 Movie) - Official Theatrical Trailer - Jennifer Lawrence & Liam Hemsworth

#10 Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2

The 2013 superhero comedy film Kick-Ass 2 is currently the No. 10 film in the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it was watched for 4.03 million hours for the week of March 13th – March 19th.

Serving as a sequel to 2010’s Kick-Ass, the movie follows Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Jim Carrey, with the former trio reprising their roles from the first film. The movie follows Dave Lizewski / Kick-Ass (Taylor-Johnson) as he joins a vigilante team called
“Justice Forever”; Mindy Macready / Hit Girl (Moretz) as he attempts to live a normal life; and Chris D’Amico (Mintz-Plasse) taking up the mantle of The Motherfucker and forming a supervillain team to take revenge on Kick-Ass.

Kick-Ass 2 received mixed reviews from critics. The film was praised for its action sequences and creative fight choreography. However, the storyline and tone were criticized by some reviewers. Overall, the film was still generally well-received and praised for its creativity and boldness.

Kick-Ass 2 Official Theatrical Trailer #2 (2013) - Chloe Moretz Movie HD

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