Entertainment12 July 2022
The Sea Beast took viewers on an epic journey with Maisie and Jacob as the film debuted atop the English Films List with 33.52M hours viewed. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt), the animated film was in the Top 10 in 92 countries. Critics and alike embarked on the adventure of a lifetime as the film received glowing reviews and a 94% score. Documentary Girl In the Picture came in second with 28.38M hours viewed. The decades-long mystery about a young mother’s death and the kidnapping of her son kept viewers intrigued and appeared in the Top 10 in 57 countries. Fans still can’t get enough of the case of mistaken identity with Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson at the helm as The Man From Toronto came in third with 24.38M hours viewed. Based on the book of the same name by Jennifer E. Smith, Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between had 10.26M hours viewed. Starring Jordan Fisher and Talia Ryder, the film was in the Top 10 in 46 countries. Meanwhile, Hustle held steady with an additional 9.4M hours viewed.
Stranger Things 4 spawned the you didn’t know you needed. The series was #1 on the English TV List with 188.19M hours viewed, making it the most viewed title this week and in the Top 10 in 93 countries. The series has now amassed 1.26Bn hours viewed on the Most Popular List. Past seasons remained on the weekly list (Season 1 with 45.22M hours viewed), (Season 2 with 41.11M hours viewed) and (Season 3 with 36.59M hours viewed). The third season of The Umbrella Academy (and the Hargreeves siblings) came in third with 43.84M hours viewed. Fans also revisited Seasons 1 and 2, which had 18.18M hours viewed and 14.23M hours viewed, respectively. The sixth and final season of Peaky Blinders pulled in 13.06M hours viewed.
On the non-English Films List, French romantic drama Dangerous Liaisons landed in the #1 spot with 11.01M hours viewed. Directed by Rachel Suissa, the film was in the Top 10 in 47 countries. Taiwanese horror Incantation, directed by Kevin Ko, had 3.24M hours viewed. Returning favorites include Indian RRR with 2.85M hours viewed, Norwegian Blasted with 2.17M hours viewed and Indian Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 with 1.85M hours viewed.
New entrants on the non-English TV List include Korean drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo in the #1 spot with 23.95M hours viewed, Mexican drama Control Z with 18.08M hours viewed, and Spanish thriller The Longest Night with 12.72M hours viewed. Rounding out the list are Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area (15.63M hours viewed), Korean drama Alchemy of Souls (12.31M hours viewed) and Japanese anime series Bastard!! - Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy (9.32M hours viewed).
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