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The 10 most popular movies on Netflix right now

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services in the world. That’s no secret, considering the streamer has over 220 million subscribers. However, the better question revolves around what people tend to watch. In particular, what is the most popular movie on Netflix?

Every week, the streaming service releases a list of its 10 most-watched movies in a seven-day span. Below, we’ve listed the top 10 movies in the U.S. from September 12 to September 18, 2022, along with general information about the film: genre, rating, cast, and synopsis.

10. Friday (1995)
10. Friday
54 %
r 91m
Genre Comedy
Stars Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long
Directed by F. Gary Gray
Craig Jones (Ice Cube), a slacker, and Smokey (Chris Tucker), a drug dealer, decide to spend their Friday smoking weed on the porch in South Central Los Angeles. The duo runs into trouble with drug supplier Big Worm (Faizon Love), and they must come up with $200 before 10 p.m. or face death. That’s why Craig and Smokey set off on a hilarious adventure to scrap together the money before it’s too late.
9. No Limit (2022)
9. No Limit
pg-13 119m
Genre Drama
Stars Camille Rowe, Sofiane Zermani, César Domboy
Directed by David M. Rosenthal
Welcome to the world of freediving in No Limit. Roxana Aubrey (Camille Rowe) leaves her life behind in Paris and travels to the South of France for a freediving course. It’s there she strikes up a romance with Pascal (Sofiane Zermani), a record-winning diver. The deeper they go, the more destructive the relationship becomes in this romantic drama.
8. Sing 2 (2021)
8. Sing 2
49 %
pg 110m
Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Music
Stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by Garth Jennings
After the events of 2016’s Sing, Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey) and his cast are once again attempting to put on the greatest show in Redshore City. To impress entertainment owner Jimmy Crystal (Bobby Cannavale), the crew proposes a show involving Clay Calloway (Bono), a once-famous rockstar who became a recluse after his wife’s death. It’s up to Buster and his cast to convince Clay out of hiding to headline their rock show.
Sing 2 - Official Trailer [HD]
7. Despicable Me (2010)
7. Despicable Me
72 %
pg 95m
Genre Family, Animation, Comedy, Crime
Stars Steve Carell, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier
Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Before the Minions became a billion dollar spinoff, they were the goofy sidekicks to an evil mastermind in the animated Despicable Me. Gru (Steve Carell) is a supervillain who plots to steal the moon. To acquire a shrink ray, Gru adopts three girls (voiced by Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, and Elsie Fisher) to steal the device. However, Gru begins to feel something he’s never felt before: love. Will he continue with his plans, or will Gru accept goodness and embrace his feelings for the girls?
6. Father Stu (2022)
6. Father Stu
40 %
r 124m
Genre Drama
Stars Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Jacki Weaver
Directed by Rosalind Ross
The story of Stuart Long comes to life in the religious film Father Stu. Mark Wahlberg stars as Stu Long, an amateur boxer with a laundry list of problems involving alcohol and his family. When Stu meets Carmen (Teresa Ruiz), he accepts religion in his life and gets baptized in the Catholic Church. After a life-changing motorcycle accident, divine intervention takes over as Stu turns to the priesthood. Stu believes he should become a priest, but will his family support him?
FATHER STU - Official Trailer (HD)
5. This Is the End (2013)
5. This Is the End
67 %
r 107m
Genre Action, Comedy
Stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen
Directed by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg
Imagine if the world’s funniest comedians had to survive under one roof while the world slowly comes to an end. What would happen? The hypothetical scenario is the basis for This Is the End, an entertaining comedy by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The cast features Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson. Come for the ensuing hijinks, stay for the legendary cameo from a famous boy band.
THIS IS THE END - Official Redband Trailer - In Theaters 6/12
4. Do Revenge (2022)
4. Do Revenge
65 %
r 118m
Genre Comedy
Stars Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Austin Abrams
Directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson
Drea Torres (Camila Mendes) and Eleanor Levetan (Maya Hawke) want the same thing: revenge. Drea seeks retribution against her boyfriend Max (Austin Abrams), and Eleanor wants justice against Carissa (Ava Capri). Drea and Eleanor make a secret pact to go after their respective bullies. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train, this teen comedy is the perfect throwback for those fans who loved Heathers. 
Do Revenge | Official Trailer | Netflix
3. Despicable Me 2 (2013)
3. Despicable Me 2
62 %
pg 98m
Genre Animation, Comedy, Family
Stars Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt
Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Gru, the Minions, and the three girls return for more hijinks in Despicable Me 2. Gru is called into action by Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig) to investigate a mutagen stolen from the Artic Circle. The sequel to Despicable Me is the perfect family film to watch on movie night. Plus, the Minions are up to their usual hilarity once again.
2. Morbius (2022)
2. Morbius
35 %
pg-13 105m
Genre Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Stars Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona
Directed by Daniel Espinosa
It’s Morbin time. Based on the Marvel character, Jared Leto stars as Dr. Michael Morbius, a brilliant scientist who suffers from a rare blood disease. In hopes of curing himself, Morbius conducts a dangerous experiment using the genes from bats. The gamble pays off as Morbius gains superhuman abilities, but the cure turns him into a bloodthirsty vampire. When his friend, Milo (Matt Smith), receives the cure and embraces the evil inside him, Morbius must decide what’s more important: his life or the safety of others.
1. End of the Road (2022)
1. End of the Road
47 %
r 89m
Genre Thriller, Drama, Crime
Stars Queen Latifah, Ludacris, Beau Bridges
Directed by Millicent Shelton
End of the Road is another entry into the “road trip gone wrong” genre. Queen Latifah stars as Brenda, a recently widowed mother suffering from financial problems after the death of her husband. In need of a change, Brenda recruits her brother, Reggie (Ludacris), to help move her two children from California to Texas. When the group witnesses a murder at a motel, Reggie steals a bag of money belonging to a crime lord. That makes it hard for Brenda to find a way to survive this journey, especially while being hunted by a serial killer.
END OF THE ROAD | Official Trailer | Netflix

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