The 10 most watched series on Netflix

Launched in 2012, the Netflix was a pioneer in the field of streaming with original content. The first series produced by the service itself was House of Cardsreleased in 2013, and was a big hit with subscribers and critics.

In addition to the production starring Kevin Spacey, other titles were also featured in the catalog, such as The Crown, Dark e Sex Education.

With the success of the South Korean series Round 6 at the end of last year, the service decided to share the ranking of the most watched original series in its history for the first time. Check out the complete list below.

10 most watched series on Netflix

10. Sweet Tooth

Produced by Robert Downey Jr., the series is based on the DC Comics comic book of the same name. The series tells the story of Gus (Christian Convery), a deer boy who lives in a post-apocalyptic future and is part of a new hybrid race of humans and animals.

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9. The Queen’s Gambit

The Queen’s Gambit tells the story of Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), an orphan girl who turns out to be a chess prodigy. But now, at 22, she has to face her addiction in order to become the greatest player in the world.

The series had 20 nominations at the 2021 Emmy Awards, and took home ten statuettes.

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8. The Tiger Mafia

The Tiger Mafia tells the story of Joe Exotic, the artistic name of Joseph Maldonado-Passage, owner of a zoo with more than 1,200 wild animals.

Due to the entrepreneur’s success, animal rights activist Carole Baskin decided to spend her entire fortune to end the business. At trial in 2019, he was found guilty and is now serving a 22-year sentence.

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7. The Money Heist

Launched in 2017, the Spanish production was a huge success on streaming. “In the series, eight thieves lock themselves with hostages in the Mint of Spain. Their leader manipulates the police to carry out a plan. Will it be the biggest robbery in history, or a mission in vain?”

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6. Stranger Things

One of the most famous series on streaming, Stranger Things takes inspiration from 80s horror classics. The production was nominated for Emmy Awards in several categories, including Outstanding Drama Series.

Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, the plot begins in 1983 with the disappearance of the boy Will. The investigation into the strange circumstances surrounding her disappearance leads a group of pre-teens to meet a girl with telekinesis powers and discover a passage to an Upside Down.

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5. Sex/Life

The steamy plot follows a married woman and mother of two who can’t stop thinking about her ex, Brad. The character starts writing a diary telling erotic stories that she lived with Brad, but what she didn’t expect is that the stories would fall into her husband’s hands.

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4. The Witcher

Starring Henry Cavill, the series follows Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a lonely monster hunter, who struggles to find his place in the world. Everything changes when his path crosses with the sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg (Anya Chalotra) and the powerful princess Cintran Ciri (Freya Allan).

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3. Lupin

Based on the story of Arsène Lupin, a character created by Maurice Leblanc, Lupine tells the story of the gentleman thief Assane Diop. The only son of a Senegalese immigrant who lives in France, he sets out to seek revenge after discovering that his father killed himself when he was accused of stealing a jewel from a wealthy family.

The cast includes Omar Sy (Assane Diop), Mamadou Haidara (young Assane Diop), Ludivine Sagnier (Claire), Etan Simon (Raoul), Fargass Assandé (Babakar) and Antoine Gouy (Benjamin Ferel).

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2. Bridgerton

Produced in partnership with Shondaland, the series follows Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family, who needs to get a good marriage, but also hopes to find true love.

That’s where the rebellious Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page), a confirmed bachelor and coveted by all, comes in, he devises a plan for the two to get what they want. However, despite saying that they want nothing to do with each other, a strong attraction arises between the two.

The production was a streaming phenomenon, which counted 82 million households watching the series in the first month alone.

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1. Round 6

At this point in the season it’s hard to meet anyone who hasn’t heard of Round 6a South Korean series that won the hearts of subscribers at the end of last year.

In the plot, “a mysterious invitation to join the game is sent to people at risk who are in urgent need of money. In the competition, 456 participants from all walks of life are locked in a secret location where they play to win 45.6 billion won Each game is a traditional Korean children’s game, but the consequence of losing is death.

production exceeded Bridgerton and became the biggest premiere series in Netflix history, with 111 million global accounts watching the series in its first 17 days.

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