Dom. Feb 5th, 2023

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As part of its Tuesday release of new Netflix Top 10 figures, the streamer has released four top 10 lists looking at its biggest hits of 2022. Let’s go through all four lists and see what Netflix movies and series were. most popular of 2022.

In addition to these top 10 lists, Netflix also released a few other statistics, including the fact that «Netflix members watched an average of six different genres a month» and that the service dominated the Nielsen charts by saying they «had the original series number 1». 46 out of 48 weeks so far this year and nearly half of the #1 streaming weekly movie ads.”

Below, we’ll look at the most popular TV shows and movies on Netflix, as well as using hourly data from Top 10 Netflix Sites that we use in our easy-to-use tool.


Most Popular English Movies on Netflix in 2022

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The Gray Man – Picture: Netflix

The Russo brothers’ big-budget action flick apparently paid off with a theatrical release and subsequent streaming release that was the biggest of the year.

  1. the gray man
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 265,980,000 hours between July 17 and September 4
    • Now listed as the fourth greatest film of all time: 253,870,000 hours in 28 days
  2. The Adam Project
    • 8 weeks in the world top 10: 260,520,000 hours between March 6 and May 1
    • It is now listed as the fifth biggest film of all time: 233,160,000 in 28 days.
  3. purple hearts
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 240,480,000 hours between July 24 and September 4
    • It is now listed as the seventh biggest film of all time: 228,690,000 in 28 days.
  4. Hustle
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 198,310,000 hours between June 5 and July 17
  5. The Tinder Scammer
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 172,130,000 hours between January 30 and March 6
  6. the sea beast
    • 7 weeks in the world top 10: 190,150,000 hours between July 3 and August 21
  7. Enola Holmes 2
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10: 158,030,000 hours between October 30 and November 27
  8. Last year
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 167,600,000 hours between May 8 and June 19
  9. the man from toronto
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 170,820,000 hours between June 19 and July 31
  10. Day shift
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10: 149,810,000 hours between August 7 and September 4

Most Popular Non-English Language Netflix Movies of 2022

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Image: Netflix

the norwegian movie Troll overthrown blood red sky to become Netflix’s most-watched foreign-language film of all time in the first 28 days.

  1. Troll
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10*: 152,350,00 hours between November 27 and December 25
    • Now listed as the greatest movie of all time: 152,350,000 hours in 28 days
  2. All calm on the west front
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 103,420,000 hours between October 23 and November 27
    • Now listed as the fourth greatest film of all time: 101,360,000 hours in 28 days
  3. black crab
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 97,230,000 hours between March 13 and April 24
  4. through my window
    • 13 weeks in the world top 10: 114,050,000 hours between January 30 and June 26
  5. the demolition
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 82,270,000 hours between May 1 and June 12
  6. caring adults
    • 7 weeks in the world top 10: 72,720,000 hours between August 21 and October 23
  7. Carter
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10: 64,040,000 hours between July 31 and August 28
  8. My name is Vendetta
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10*: 67,290,000 hours between November 27 and December 25
  9. Restless
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 60,420,000 hours between February 20 and March 27
  10. furioza
    • 4 weeks in the world top 10: 50,530,000 hours between April 3 and May 1

Most Popular English Netflix Series of 2022

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Image: Netflix

In terms of pure hours, Stranger Things season 4 has taken the top spot on Netflix’s all-time list (although Wednesday it wins using CVE figures (more on that later) and that’s no surprise given that it was a huge hit over the summer released over the course of two parts and with great runtimes.

  1. Stranger Things (Season 4)
    • Season 4 spent 19 weeks in the top 10, logging 1.87 billion hours between May 22 and October 9.
    • He is now the world number 1 of all time with 1.35 billion hours in 28 days.
  2. wednesday (season 1)
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10*: 1,314,690,000 hours between November 20 and December 25
    • He now ranks as the all-time global number 2 with 1.237 billion hours in 28 days.
  3. DAHMER
    • 7 weeks in the world top 10: 962,470,000 hours between September 18 and November 6
    • He now ranks as the all-time global number 3 with 856,220,000 hours in 28 days.
  4. Bridgerton (season 2)
    • 11 weeks in the world top 10: 775,240,000 hours between March 20 and June 5
    • He now sits as the all-time global number 4 with 656,260,000
      hours in 28 days.
  5. inventing ana
    • 10 weeks in the world top 10: 654,560,000 hours between February 6 and April 17
    • He now sits as the all-time global number 9 with 511,920,000
      hours in 28 days.
  6. Ozark (season 4)
    • Season 4: Part 2 spent 8 weeks in the global top 10 with 282,710,000 hours between January 16 and March 6
  7. The vigilant
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 395,030,000 hours between October 9 and November 13
  8. The Sandman
    • 7 weeks in the world top 10: 393,140,000 hours between July 31 and September 18
  9. The Umbrella Academy (Season 3)
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 301,850,000 hours between June 19 and July 24
  10. Virgin River (Season 4)
    • 6 weeks in the world top 10: 304,790,000 hours between July 17 and August 28

Most Popular Non-English Language Netflix Series of 2022

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Image: Netflix

we are all dead it took home the top spot on the non-English series list, dominated by debut seasons of shows with only one exception, Elite.

Netflix also bragged about its dominance in the K Drama space saying, “60% of our members watched a Korean title and Netflix had 6 of the top 10 most searched K-Dramas in Korea.”

  1. We Are All Dead (Season 1)
    • 11 weeks in the world top 10: 659,510,000 hours between January 23 and April 10
    • It is now at number 4 on the most popular list of all time with 560,780,000 hours in the first 28 days.
  2. Lawyer Extraordinaire Woo (Season 1)
    • 21 weeks in the world top 10: 662,090,000 hours between July 3 and December 4
    • It now ranks number 6 on the most popular list of all time with 402,470,000 hours in the first 28 days.
  3. The Scarred Heart (Season 1)
    • 7 weeks in the global top 10: 272,750,000 hours watched between April 17 and June 5
  4. Till Money Do Us Part (Season 1)
    • 10 weeks in the global top 10*: 321,110,000 hours watched between October 16 and December 25
  5. Elite (season 5)
    • 5 weeks in the world top 10: 172,640,000 hours viewed from April 3 to May 8
  6. High Heat (Season 1)
    • 6 weeks in the global top 10: 178,860,000 hours watched between August 14 and September 25
  7. The Empress (Season 1)
    • 5 weeks in the global top 10: 159,800,000 hours watched between September 25 and October 30
  8. Business Proposal (Season 1)
    • 13 weeks in the global top 10: 279,110,000 hours watched between March 6 and June 5
  9. The Wrong Side of the Tracks (Season 1)
    • 5 weeks in the global top 10: 148,060,000 hours watched between May 15 and June 19
  10. Welcome to Eden (Season 1)
    • 5 weeks in the global top 10: 140,340,000 hours watched between May 1 and June 5

Hours marked with an asterisk mean they are expected to be on other top 10 lists.

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What was your favorite movie or series in 2022? Let us know in the comments.

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