Thanks to the introduction of Netflix’s Top 10 feature, we have acquired unprecedented information on the internal mechanisms of the most popular platform in the streaming panorama. Before Netflix presented the top 10 list (which is updated daily) at the end of February 2020, we have little or no information on streaming world numbers.
This is why I started keeping track of those top 10 lists. As the Top 10 is updated every day, I reward each movie and show a certain number of points (based on a system explained here). So I add those points in time to track trends and classify which films and programs have been the most popular on Netflix.
In June, 365 days dominated the competition and took first place. But so far in July? There is no leader and his game is anyone. The Old Guard It will undoubtedly reach the top of the charts in a short time, but until then, let’s count down which films dominated Netflix much in July.
Note: the maximum number of points a film can have at this point in July is 100 points.
10. Double Jeopardy – 18 points
Double penalty marks the only 20th century movie on this list. The 1999 thriller, starring Ashley Judd and Tommy Lee Jones, entered the Daily Top 10 on July 5th in position # 6, which is the maximum that the film reached at this point in July. I would expect Double penalty by the Top 10 of July by tomorrow.
9. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga – 29 points
It was strange to see Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga—A seemingly guaranteed comedy juggernaut with Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams – they fall so quickly from the top 10 charts. The film spent a few days in the top 10 position of the day and ranked 14th in June, but has quickly dropped from the charts ever since. The highest position in the film in July was number 4.
8. ONLY – 30 points
ONLY was quietly a star in Netflix’s Top 10. This relatively unknown independent science fiction film was admitted to the Daily Top 10 for only four days, but in that short span of time it accumulated 30 of the 40 possible points. The film premiered on Netflix on July 7 and peaked at # 2 on the following day.
7. The Lorax – 34 points
Animated films have always had great success on Netflix (I mean, look no further Despicable Methe domain in recent months). And the last animated film to manage the Daily Top 10 was The lorax, who enjoyed two days in position no. 1 since its Netflix debut on July 7th.
6. 365 days – 41 points
Just when you think 365 days has lost all its clamor, the film returns roaring with revenge. The film n. 1 on Netflix slowed somewhat in June, but still ranked above many films in July (and peaked # 3 on the first day of the month). Today, 365 days he also enjoyed his 32nd consecutive day in the Daily Top 10, which is the third best streak of all time.
5. A thousand words – 42 points
A surprising entry to the list was A thousand words—The comedy critically criticized by Eddie Murphy of 2012. The film appeared in the Daily Top 10 for the first seven days of July before falling completely off the list. A thousand words reached a peak position no. 3 on July 2nd.
4. Now I pronounce you Chuck and Larry – 47 points
Adam Sandler has had great success on Netflix. Uncut gems ranks at number 11 among the most popular Netflix movies of the year, while Just go with it ranking # 16. I pronounce you Chuck and Larry had similar success in July with 47 points. The film reached a top position no. 3 on July 7 and appeared in the Top 10 of the Daily eight of the ten days available.
3. The city – 71 points
The first three films of July are positioned far above the rest of the competition. And one of the rulers was that of Ben Affleck The city, which ranked in the top three in the daily Top 10 in the first six days of the month. The film appeared in the Daily’s Top 10 every single day of this month and reached its highest position in 2nd place on July 2nd.
2. Desperados – 72 points
Desperados may not technically be the number 1 film in July, but on Monday it will probably come in first place. The comedy Netflix ranked in the top three in the Daily’s Top 10 every single day since the film’s digital premiere on July 3, and ranked first for two days on July 6 and 7.
1. Patriots Day – 79 points
Patriots Day it was the real surprise of July, taking first place on the first day of the month. Mark Wahlberg’s thriller became the first film to really dethrone 365 days from first place – and since then has consistently dominated the Daily’s Top 10. While the film fell from the Top 10 of the day today, it spent the first five days of the month in position no. 1.