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The Top 10 Netflix movies is a need to watch

Now that Netflix has unveiled its “Top 10” feature, we have an assessment of what people are actually watching on the streaming service. Each day, the “Top 10” feature shows the most popular films and TV shows as viewed by subscribers.

But if you’re looking for not only a quick rundown of the Top 10 most popular movies on Netflix, but also a little more information on what they’re about and who’s in them, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve assembled the current list of the most popular movies on Netflix in the U.S., along with more information about each film.

So peruse through the current Top 10 below.

10. Spenser Confidential


Director: Peter Berg

Writers: Sean O’Keefe and Brian Helgeland

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Winston Duke, Alan Arkin, Ilza Shlesinger, Bokeem Woodbine, Marc Maron, and Austin Post

Year Released: 2020

Genre: Buddy Action Movie

What It’s About: An ex-cop and an ex-cop team up to uncover a conspiracy.

9. The Secret Life of Pets 2

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Director: Chris Renaud

Writer: Brian Lynch

Cast: Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Nick Kroll, and Harrison Ford

Year Released: 2019

Genre: Animated Family Film

What’s It About?: The sequel to the hit Illumination Entertainment movie finds the titular pets going on a family road trip to a farm, where they encounter farm animals and a curmudgeonly sheep dog voiced by Harrison Ford.

8. The Last Blockbuster

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Director: Taylor Morden

Year Released: 2021

Genre: Documentary

What It’s About: The film traces the rise and fall of Blockbuster Video, and how it put independent video stores out of business.

7. The BFG

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Director: Steven Spielberg

Writer: Melissa Mathison

Cast: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilson, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, and Bil Hader

Year Released: 2016

Genre: Family Fantasy Adventure

What It’s About: This Roald Dahl adaptation follows a young girl living in a London orphanage who is whisked away by an elderly giant to Giant Country.

6. Jiu Jitsu

Director: Dimitri Logothetis

Writers: Dimitri Logothetis and James McGrath

Cast: Alain Moussi, Frank Grillo, JuJu Chan, Tony Jaa, and Nicolas Cage

Year Released: 2020

Genre: Martial Arts Sci-Fi

What It’s About: An ancient order of fighters battles powerful space invaders.

5. Savages

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Director: Oliver Stone

Writers: Shane Salerno, Oliver Stone, and Don Winslow

Cast: Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek, and John Travolta

Year Released: 2012

Genre: Crime Thriller

What It’s About: Two weed entrepreneurs team up with a shady DEO agent to take on a merciless cartel leader, only to have their lover kidnapped.

4. Seaspiracy

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Director: Ali Tabrizi

Year Released: 2021

Genre: Investigative Documentary

What It’s About: A filmmaker sets out to document the harm that’s being done to marine species and uncovers alarming global corruption.

3. Yes Day

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Director: Miguel Arteta

Writer: Justin Malen

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez, and Jenna Ortega

Year Released: 2021

Genre: Family Comedy

What It’s About: Two parents decide to have a “yes day” in which they have to say yes to everything their kids suggest.

2. Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

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Director: Chris Smith

Year Released: 2021

Genre: Investigative Documentary

What It’s About: Using reenactments, the film chronicles the investigation into the mastermind behind a scam to sneak rich and famous kids into U.S. universities.

1. Deadly Illusions

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Director/Writer: Anna Elizabeth James

Cast: Kristin Davis, Dermot Mulroney, and Shanola Hampton

Year Released: 2021

Genre: Dramatic Thriller

What It’s About: A bestselling female novelist hires a young woman to watch over her twin children, only to discover the line between the life she’s writing and the one she’s living becomes blurred.

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