Netflix trends: Last week's top 10 movies

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What are the latest Netflix trends? Discover them with our selection of the 10 most popular films of the past week, marked by the entry of great classics such as "The Wolf of Wall Street", a timeless nugget impossible to tire of!

This guide gives you an overview of the viewers' favourite choices, to watch with the family, alone on your cell phone or why not via Netflix on Windowsin the warmth of your bedroom, with a bowl of popcorn.

10 - You are so not invited to my BAT MITZVAH

This film finally breaks out of the top 3 and drops to tenth place for its fifth appearance in the weekly worldwide top 10 since its release on August 25, 2023 on Netflix.

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Inseparable best friends Stacy and Lydia are both in the midst of preparing for their bat mitzvahs, celebrations they hope will be memorable. However, their plans could be derailed by the intervention of a popular boy at school, compounded by an unexpected college drama that invites itself to the party. Part comedy, part suspense, this film explores the worries and joys of adolescence.

Directed by Sammi Cohen, the film features a stellar cast, with Idina Menzel, Jackie and Adam Sandler starring alongside their own daughters, Sadie and Sunny Sandler. They are joined by Samantha Lorraine, Dylan Hoffman, Sarah Sherman, Dan Bulla and Ido Mosseri, who form a colorful and hilarious cast of characters.

9 - Mother's day (La chair de sa chair)

In ninth place is "Mother's Day". This film has been added to Netflix since May 24, 2023, and this is the second time it has featured in the top 10 of the platform's most-viewed films worldwide rankings.

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Former Special Agent Nina faces a devastating situation when she discovers that her son, whom she never knew, has been kidnapped. In her desperate quest to bring him home, this courageous mother doesn't hesitate to dust off her deadly skills, ready to take on anyone who gets in her way.

This feature film, for viewers over 16, is directed by Mateusz Rakowicz and stars Agnieszka Grochowska, Adrian Delikta and Dariusz Chojnacki in intense, emotional roles. "Dzien Matki" (Day of the Mother) explores the themes of motherhood, love and determination in a gripping story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.

8 - Crawl

Crawl has been available on Netflix since Friday, September 15, 2023, and appears in the world rankings for the first time at number eight.

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Faced with the fury of a devastating hurricane in Florida, Haley decides to ignore evacuation instructions to set out in search of her father, who has mysteriously disappeared. Her quest leads her to the family basement where she discovers her father seriously injured, both soon trapped in the rising water that surrounds them. But merciless nature is not their only adversary...

On July 12, 2019, "Crawl" made a stunning debut in U.S. cinemas, directed by Alexandre Aja. It's a thrilling thriller written by Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen, about a relentless struggle for survival. This horror-thriller, produced by Raimi Productions and Ghost House Pictures, stars Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper and Morfydd Clark. Every second counts in this intense adventure where escaping the worst is imperative.

7 - The Deep House

This thriller has been on Netflix since 1er April 2023 and had 2,900,000 views last week, putting it directly in seventh place.

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A young American couple with a passion for urbex (urban exploration) decide to take on a daring challenge by exploring a reputedly haunted house located beneath a man-made lake. However, their curiosity leads them into a frightening nightmare when the house seems to close in on them, trapping them in a place full of the darkest stories.

Released in cinemas on June 30, 2021 and reserved for viewers aged 12 and over, this gripping horror-thriller is directed by Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, who also penned the screenplay. It features the talents of Camille Rowe, James Jagger and Eric Savin in roles where horror and suspense are omnipresent.

6 - The Wolf of Wall Street

This great Classic is currently all the rage on Netflix. We weren't expecting it, but for the first time since its appearance in the world rankings, it's right up there in sixth place with 3,200,000 views the week of September 18 to 24, 2023.

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Money, power, women and drugs are the temptations facing Jordan and his pack. For them, modesty has become obsolete, and they'll do anything to satisfy their insatiable desires.

This biopic, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, was released in cinemas on December 25, 2013, and is reserved for viewers over the age of 12 due to its explicit content. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie play memorable roles in this feature film entitled "The Wolf of Wall Street," which explores the excesses and consequences of Jordan Belfort's opulent and tumultuous life.

5 - The Croods: A new Age

While "The Croods 1" had been a great success a few weeks earlier, last week saw the arrival of "The Croods: A New Age," which is none other than its sequel. The latter was released on November 25, 2020, and for its first appearance in the top 10 of the worldwide Netflix rankings, it is in fifth place.

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The Croods, a Stone Age family, face a new challenge: living with another family. While looking for a place to settle, they come across a walled-in paradise already occupied by the Bettermans, a modern family with all kinds of inventions. The Croods and the Bettermans, who are at different stages of evolution, soon find themselves at loggerheads. But they'll have to join forces on an adventure outside the walls, where they'll have to learn to accept their differences and use each other's talents.

Out in cinemas on July 7, 2021, "The Croods 2" blends adventure, family and comedy. This animated film is suitable for audiences over 6 and features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone, celebrating diversity and the importance of unity, even within very different families.

4 - The black book

Added to the Netflix catalog on September 22, 2023, this feature film immediately captured the public's attention, ranking fourth in the global top 10 with 5,600,000 views.

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A grieving deacon is faced with an unimaginable situation when his son is unjustly accused of kidnapping. To prove his son's innocence, the father embarks on a determined crusade against a gang of corrupt police officers.

This action thriller is directed by Editi Effiong, who also contributed to the screenplay alongside Bunmi Ajakaiye, featuring a talented cast including Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ade Laoye and Sam Dede. It explores one man's struggle for truth and justice, immersing you in a dark world of police corruption and injustice.

3 - In time (on time)

This is the second time "In Time" has made it into the top 10 most popular films on Netflix. In the week from September 18 to 24, 2023, it came in at a respectable third place, having garnered 5,700,000 views.

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Humans have been genetically modified to stop aging after the age of 25. There, they have to "earn" time to stay alive. The wealthy accumulate decades of time, staying young and beautiful for eternity, while the less wealthy struggle for every hour, begging, stealing and borrowing to escape death.

When a man is falsely accused of murder, he flees with a hostage who becomes his ally. Every minute is more precious than ever.

Directed by Andrew Niccol, "In Time" was released in cinemas on November 23, 2011 and stars Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake and Cillian Murphy. A captivating journey into a future where time has replaced money.

2 - Spy Kids Armageddon

Barely released on Netflix on September 22, 2023, "Spy Kids Armageddon" immediately took second place in the worldwide rankings. This sensational arrival is marked by an impressive 6,700,000 views!

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When the children of the world's top secret agents are unwittingly drawn into a devious plan by a powerful game developer, the latter takes control of the entire global computer network. To save their parents and the world, these young heroes must become spies.

Spy Kids Armageddon skilfully blends espionage, comedy and a touch of family to create a thrilling experience. An epic adventure of children who become secret agents to counter a global threat. Directed by Robert Rodriguez, who also collaborates on the screenplay with Racer Rodriguez, this feature film stars Zachary Levi, Gina Rodriguez and Everly Carganilla.

1 - Love at first sight

This romantic film continues its momentum and holds first place in the global top 10. Having landed on Netflix on September 15, 2023, it has won over viewers and continues to grow in popularity. In fact, last week it reached 15,200,000 views.

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In mid-air, between the clouds, two strangers share a fleeting moment, a burst of emotion that turns their worlds upside down. As the hustle and bustle of London swallows them up, one question haunts them: is it really possible to find a soulmate lost in the crowds of a great metropolis?

"The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight," directed by Vanessa Caswill and written by Katie Lovejoy, transports you to the streets of London in the company of Jameela Jamil, Haley Lu Richardson and Ben Hardy. This film reminds us that simple encounters have the power to turn our lives upside down.

Some of these films are only available in certain countries on Netflix. However, you can access the Netflix catalog and watch them wherever you are by using VPN software. These tools are easily accessible and will enable you to change your IP address and simulate a location in the country where the content of your choice is available. You can, for example, get NordVPN for free. So don't delay in installing it for a particularly rich streaming experience!

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