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The Top 10 Movies on Netflix That Are Most Popular Right Now

Netflix is home to an enviable library of movies. From horror, to comedy, to romance, and everything in between, the streamer has all that we could want and more. Each week, Netflix releases a roundup of the most popular 10 films on the streaming service that are getting the most love from subscribers.

Right now, the Netflix original movies like You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah and Love At First Sight are dominating the chart, alongside some older titles like Matilda and Don’t Worry Darling.

Below, you’ll find the list of top movies on Netflix right now, which we’ll be updating weekly with information about each title and links to our reviews, letting you know which titles to stream and which ones you can probably skip.

While you’re here, why not check out our other Netflix lists? Check out the Top 10 Shows on Netflix, the Best Movies on Netflix and what’s New on Netflix this month. Happy streaming!

10

‘Don’t Worry Darling’

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Don’t Worry Darling offers an updated, slightly darker version Stepford Wives that we didn’t even know we needed. Florence Pugh plays Alice, a housewife who begins to ask unwanted questions when she notices some strange occurrences in her picturesque 1950s neighborhood. Though her husband, Jack (Harry Styles), urges her to stop pushing the boundary and to fall back in line, Alice’s suspicions get the best of her – and unveil something even more sinister than she ever expected.

Read our full review of Don’t Worry Darling here.

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9

‘The Boss Baby’

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In The Boss Baby, Alec Baldwin lends his best Jack Donaghy voice to a diaper-wearing businessman. After Boss Baby arrives to his new family’s home with a suit and briefcase (according to his older brother, Tim) an instant sibling rivalry ensues between the two siblings. But the pair must come to terms to thwart an evil corporate plan.

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Though it was critically panned, The Boss Baby earned Baldwin an Oscar nomination for best animated feature in 2018 – much to everyone’s disappointment.

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8

‘Cry Macho’

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Photo: Warner Bros

Based on a novel by the same name, Cry Macho tells the touching story of a former rodeo star who travels to Mexico to remove his former boss’s son from his alcoholic mother’s home. Their journey back home together proves to change both their lives as he teaches him how to be a good man. Despite its name, this is not a parody of Eastwood’s filmography.

Read our full review of Cry Macho here.

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7

‘You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah’

You Are SO Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah
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You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah is a family affair. Adam Sandler and his wife, Jackie, and their daughters Sadie and Sunny Sandler all star in this new teen comedy. Sunny and actress Samantha Lorraine play middle school best friends Stacy and Lydia who are trying to plan the most epic bat mitzvah. But the festivities run into a major road bump thanks to some good ol’ middle school drama. The new Netflix film also stars Idina Menzel, Sarah Sherman, and Luis Guzmán.

The comedy, which is an adaptation of Fiona Rosenbloom’s novel, has earned Sandler the highest Rotten Tomatoes score of his decades-long career yet: 96%.

Read our full review of You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah here.

Stream You Are So Not Invited To My Bat Mitzvah on Netflix

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6

‘Despicable Me 2’

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Photo: Universal Pictures

Despicable Me 2, a children’s sequel following in the footsteps of the beloved original, stars Steve Carell as the voice of Gru, a supervillain on a mission to steal the moon with the help of his adorable minions. In the sequel, he finally finds a love interest — and a new career. He’ll now be working with the anti-villain league, funnily enough, working to track down villains and capture them, saving the world.

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5

‘Matilda’

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Matilda never gets old. The 1996 film stars Mara Wilson as Matilda, a gifted little girl who decides to use her telekinetic powers to finally stand up for herself against her cruel parents and teachers. Often left to her own devices, Matilda slowly carves a safer life out for herself and her friends in this offbeat comedy.

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4

‘Woody Woodpecker’

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Universal Animation

Based on the vintage cartoon by the same name, Woody Woodpecker follows a mischievous, animated bird named Woody who sets out on a quest for vengeance when his forest habitat becomes threatened by a big-wig lawyer. Noted for its great mix of animation and live-action, Woody Woodpecker is a solid watch for kids.

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3

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

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The Wolf of Wall Street, as wild as it is, is based on the true story of stockbroker Jordan Belfort. Leonardo DiCaprio gives one of the best performances of his career as Belfort, a smalltime stockbroker who becomes a millionaire through a messy defrauding scheme that eventually lands him on the FBI’s radar – but not before he gets to enjoy all the riches money could buy.

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2

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’

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Just in time for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3, which is now playing in theaters, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is streaming on Netflix. The big fat Greek wedding has officially happened, so what’s next for Toula and Ian? Parenthood, of course. Nia Vardolos’ heartwarming romcom returns for a second installment, except this time the wedding’s not hers: it’s her parents’. In My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, Toula’s tasked with planning her parents’ wedding while juggling parenting a rebellious teenager who wants no part of their Greek traditions. Starring Vardolos, John Corbett, and the rest of the Portokalos family, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is a comedic return for the characters we grew to love.

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1

‘Love at First Sight’

Love at First Sight
Photo: Netflix

The White Lotus breakout actress Haley Lu Richardson stars in Love At First Sight, a Netflix romance about two strangers meeting on a flight to London. Though it has all the makings of a traditional comedy, this film makes some creative choices that set it apart, with the help of Richardson and the rest of the cast.

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