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The 10 Most-Watched Netflix Original Movies In 2021 So Far

The 10 Most-Watched Netflix Original Movies In 2021 So Far
Here are the 10 most-watched original movies on Netflix this year so far (Photo: "Extraction", Courtesy of Netflix)
By Helen Yu
By Helen Yu
June 01, 2021
Netflix’s newly released viewership statistics have revealed that Extraction (2020) is the No.1 most-watched original movie so far this year. Scroll down to see the full list of the 10 most popular titles on the streaming platform to date.

Watching Netflix shows has been a source of entertainment and escape from reality for many of us amidst the pandemic when travel is still off the cards. From sci-fi movies to K-dramas, true crime and feel-good titles, the streaming giant never really gives a chance to its fans to feel bored with its regular addition of new content—and some of them have proven to be a lot more popular than others. 

Netflix has recently published its latest list of the top 10 most-watched original films on its platforms, with action film Extraction (2020) taking the number one spot which has raked in 99 million views so far. This is followed by post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box (2018) at #2 and action-comedy Spenser Confidential (2020) at #3. Did your favourite make it to the list? Read on to find out.  

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1/10 Extraction (2020)


Number of views: 99 million

2/10 Bird Box (2018)


Number of views: 89 million

3/10 Spenser Confidential (2020)


Number of views: 85 million

4/10 6 Underground (2019)


Number of views: 83 million

5/10 Murder Mystery (2019)


Number of views: 83 million

6/10 The Old Guard (2020)


Number of views: 78 million

7/10 Enola Holmes (2020)


Number of views: 76 million

8/10 Project Power (2020)


Number of views: 75 million

9/10 The Midnight Sky (2020)


Number of views: 72 million (tied)

10/10 Army of the Dead (2021)


Number of views: 72 million (tied)



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