Most Popular Movies on Netflix Right Now



In this transition between Christmas and the New Year, you might be spending a lot more time on your couch and relaxing. Streaming your favorite movies or shows on Netflix could be a top priority, or maybe you’re searching for something new to watch. Netflix has introduced a new Top Ten feature that shows the top popular movies on Netflix, and it’s updated each day.

If you need a little information about these movies though, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the most popular movies on Netflix right now. 

We Can Be Heroes 

We Can Be Heroes is a stand-alone sequel to The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl. The plot is similar to the other movie, alien invaders kidnap Earth’s superheroes, and their children need to work together in order to save their parents and the world. The movie is an action-comedy and great for the entire family. 

The Midnight Sky 


Directed by George Clooney and taken from the 2016 novel Good Morning, you see a lone scientist in the Arctic trying to contact a crew of astronauts that are returning home to an Earth they won’t recognize anymore. Earth has gone through a global catastrophe and is now in a post-apocalyptic state. 

After We Collided 

If you need a movie that will leave you with a lot of emotions, try out After We Collided. The romance/drama follows Tessa as she struggles with a complicated relationship with Hardin. While dealing with her relationship, she is also facing a dilemma that can change both their lives forever. 

The Croods

The Croods is not a new movie but still is doing fantastic on Netflix. This animated movie features Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds as their family is looking for a safe habitat to live in. The movie is set in a prehistoric time and is hilarious to watch. The movie did so well in 2013; it even launched an entire Croods franchise. 

Death to 2020

This mockumentary was created by the masterminds behind Black Mirror and is a Netflix original production. The story follows the events of 2020 and the year it became with special guests like Hugh Grant, Cristin Milioti, Samuel L. Jackson, and Charlie Brooker. 

Pride and Prejudice 


This classic is taken from the romantic novel by Jane Austen. Elizabeth Bennet meets single and wealthy Mr. Darcy. Darcy starts to fall in love with Elizabeth, which becomes a problem since she is below her class, and the pair needs to learn if they can overcome their pride and prejudice to stay together.

Enola Holmes 

If you love Sherlock Holmes, then Enola Holmes will be right up your ally. Elona is a teen that is searching for her missing mother while trying to outsmart her brother Sherlock. The movie is taken from the book series by the same name and stars Millie Bobby Brown and Henry Cavill. 

Django Unchained

The movie is set two years before the Civil War where a slave, Django is accompanying an unorthodox German bounty hunter on a mission to capture the Brittle brothers. After their mission is successful, Django is freed from slavery and starts to hunt the South’s most-wanted criminals. 


Netflix is filled with incredible movies that are perfect for settling down and watching alone or with your family. Everyday Netflix’s top ten changes, so every day is a new possibility to explore a new movie. If you don’t want to sit through a long movie, you can check out the most popular television shows on Netflix too.

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