Squid Game and extra: Netflix’s high non-English-language exhibits, Entertainment News & Top Stories
LOS ANGELES – Streaming large Netflix releases lists of its hottest tv exhibits and flicks globally every week on top10.netflix.com. The web site launched on Nov 17 additionally has info on its high exhibits of all time. The following are among the many platform’s largest non-English-language hits.
Squid Game (2021)
Within 28 days of its launch this September, the dystopian South Korean drama – about determined individuals enjoying lethal variations of kids’s video games – hit 111 million views. This makes it the platform’s most-watched present and largest sequence launch, reaching the No. 1 spot in 94 nations and 142 million subscriber households, with 1.65 billion hours considered.
It could have additionally helped increase the corporate’s fortunes, with Netflix beating development projections so as to add 4.4 million subscribers within the third quarter this 12 months.
Money Heist (2017 to 2021)
The Spanish crime drama about two elaborate heists launched the second half of its fifth and remaining season earlier this month (Dec 3).
After the primary half of that season dropped in September – shortly earlier than Squid Game got here out – Money Heist was essentially the most in-demand sequence globally throughout all platforms, in keeping with knowledge agency Parrot Analytics. In different phrases, it was the highest tv present on this planet, with Netflix reporting that greater than 180 million households have watched a minimum of one episode since its debut in 2017.
Its third, fourth and fifth seasons are at the moment the most well-liked Netflix exhibits by hours considered of their first 28 days, bested solely by Squid Game. And a South Korean remake of Money Heist – starring Squid Game lead actor Park Hae-soo – is now within the pipeline.
Lupin (2021 to current)
Premiering in January this 12 months, the French heist comedy drama a few gentleman thief was Netflix’s largest unique sequence in any language for a spell. And Lupin: Part 1 – the primary season – stays the platform’s fifth hottest non-English-language present by hours considered within the first 28 days.
Alice In Borderland (2020 to current)
Debuting in December 2020, this Japanese science-fiction thriller – a few video game-obsessed man out of the blue discovering himself in an emptied-out model of Tokyo – reached Netflix’s high 10 checklist in nearly 40 nations, together with Singapore and different Asian nations. A second season is within the works.
Who Killed Sara? (2021 to current)
When it was launched in March, this Mexican thriller thriller – a few man framed for his sister’s homicide – was essentially the most streamed title in any format on Netflix within the United States.
It was additionally the most well-liked non-English-language present on Netflix for some time, and has now settled at No. 7 on that checklist primarily based on hours considered in its first 4 weeks.