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 November 13 – November 19, 2023.
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#1 The Killer
The 2023 crime action thriller The Killer secured the first spot on the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking after it earned 22.3 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
Based on the French graphic novel series of the same name written by Alexis “Matz” Nolent and illustrated by Luc Jacamon, the film stars Michael Fassbender in the title role, alongside Arliss Howard, Charles Parnell, Kerry O’Malley, Sala Baker, Sophie Charlotte, and Tilda Swinton in supporting roles. Directed by David Fincher from a screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker, the movie follows the titular assassin who gets embroiled in an international manhunt after a hit goes wrong.
The film received positive reviews from critics, with praise for its direction, screenplay, acting, and visual style. If you are a fan of Fincher’s work, or if you are looking for a suspenseful and stylish thriller, then The Killer is a must-watch.
#2 Best. Christmas. Ever!
The 2023 Christmas rom-com film Best. Christmas. Ever! landed on the second spot of the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it earned 16.3 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
The film follows two longtime frenemies, Jackie Sanders (Brandy Norwood) and Charlotte Jennings (Heather Graham), who are reunited over the holidays in a twist of fate. Every Christmas, Jackie sends a boastful holiday newsletter that makes Charlotte feel like a lump of coal. This year, Charlotte’s family’s car breaks down just outside of Jackie’s home, and they are forced to stay with her until it can be repaired. Charlotte seizes this opportunity to prove that Jackie’s life isn’t as perfect as it seems.
As Charlotte spends more time with Jackie, she begins to see that her friend’s life is not without its own problems. Jackie’s husband, Valentino (Matt Cedeño), is a successful businessman who is often away on work trips, and her children, Max (Cayden Kott) and Mia (Olivia Perez), are spoiled and entitled. Despite these challenges, Jackie is determined to make this Christmas the best ever for her family and friends.
#3 Monster Hunter
The 2020 action fantasy film Monster Hunter earned 6.1 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19, securing the third spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.
Loosely based on the Capcom video game series of the same name, Monster Hunter stars Milla Jovovich as Captain Natalie Artemis, who, after being transported to a new world, teams up with a group of soldiers to fight against giant monsters.
The film received mixed reviews from critics who find it visually impressive but narratively shallow. Others think it only appeals to die-hard fans of the video game franchise.
#4 Locked In
The 2023 psychological thriller film Locked In is currently in the fourth spot on the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it earned 5.1 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
Directed by Nour Wazzi and written by Rowan Joffé, the film follows an unhappy newlywed named Lina who battles with her mother-in-law, Katherine, who is also her adoptive mother, while caring for her ill husband, who is her former stepbrother. When her husband dies, Lina suspects that Katherine may have had something to do with his death.
The film has received mixed reviews from critics. Some have praised its performances and suspenseful plot, while others have criticized its pacing and predictability.
#5 F9: The Fast Saga
The 2021 action film F9: The Fast Saga landed on the fifth spot of the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it earned 4.3 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
In the film, Toretto (Vin Diesel) and the team come together to stop Toretto’s estranged brother Jakob (John Cena), rogue covert operative Otto (Thue Ersted Rasmussen), and cyberterrorist Cipher (Charlize Theron) from using a new weapons program.
F9: The Fast Saga was met with mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised the over-the-top action sequences and the chemistry between the returning cast. Despite the film’s lack of originality and its lack of narrative focus, many critics commended the franchise’s ability to constantly reinvent itself and keep audiences engaged.
#6 Lone Survivor
The 2013 biographical war film Lone Survivor earned 4 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19, securing the sixth spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.
Based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Marcus Luttrell, who was a U.S. Navy SEAL, the movie tells the true story of Operation Red Wings, a mission during the war in Afghanistan in 2005. A team of four Navy SEALs, including Marcus Luttrell, is sent on a reconnaissance mission to capture or kill a Taliban leader. The team encounters difficulties and is ultimately ambushed by a large group of Taliban fighters. The film depicts the harrowing ordeal and the heroic efforts of the soldiers to survive against overwhelming odds.
Lone Survivor received generally positive reviews for its intense and realistic portrayal of the events, as well as the performances of the cast, which includes Mark Wahlberg as Marcus Luttrell, alongside Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana. It’s a tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of the soldiers involved in the real-life mission.
#7 Cold Pursuit
The 2019 action thriller film Cold Pursuit earned 3 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19, allowing it to secure the seventh spot in the latest Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.
Based on the 2014 Norwegian film In Order of Disappearance, Cold Pursuit tells the story of Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson). a quiet and upstanding citizen who works as a snowplow driver in a small, snowy town. When his son Kyle (Michael Richardson) is found murdered, Nels is devastated. He soon learns that Kyle was involved with a drug cartel, and Nels sets out to find the people who killed his son.
While the film’s action sequences and Neeson’s performance were commended by critics, the movie’s violence and bleak tone drew criticism.
#8 Paw Patrol: The Movie
The 2021 animated adventure Paw Patrol: The Movie was watched for 2.7 million hours for the week of November 13 – November 19, securing the eighth spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking.
In the film, Ryder (voiced by Will Brisbin) and the PAW Patrol pups are called to Adventure City to stop the recently-elected Mayor Humdinger (Ron Pardo) from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos to face the challenge to save its citizens.
Although some critics found the movie too simplistic and formulaic, Paw Patrol: The Movie was praised for colorful animation, engaging storyline, and positive messages for children.
#9 Pain Hustlers
The 2023 crime drama Pain Hustlers secured the sixth spot on the Netflix Top Ten Movies ranking after it earned 5.5 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
The movie stars Emily Blunt as Liza Drake, a high school dropout struggling to make ends meet for herself and her young daughter, takes a job with a failing pharmaceutical start-up in Central Florida. Using her charm, guts, and drive, Liza quickly rises through the ranks of the company, becoming a top saleswoman. However, she soon discovers that the company is involved in a dangerous racketeering scheme, and she must decide whether to walk away or risk everything to expose the truth.
Some critics have praised the film’s performances, especially Blunt’s portrayal of the lead character. But others have criticized its pacing, predictability, and lack of depth.
#10 See You on Venus
The 2023 romantic comedy film See You on Venus took the tenth spot in the Netflix Top Ten Movies after it earned 2.5 million views for the week of November 13 – November 19.
The film follows two misfit American teens, Mia (Virginia Gardner) and Kyle (Alex Aiono), who travel to Spain in search of Mia’s birth mother. As the pair road trip through the picturesque cities of Andalusia and fall in love, they discover that the most important question isn’t who gave you life but what you decide to do with it.
See You on Venus received mixed reviews from critics. Some critics praised the film’s heartwarming story and its beautiful setting, while others criticized its predictable plot and its lack of originality.