Top 10 biggest Netflix movies and shows right now (August 3 2021)
Welcome to our guide to the most popular new on Netflix, a full breakdown of the biggest shows, depending on who’s watching what.
This week, a whole slew of new and exciting shows are coming to the top of Netflix’s Top 10! From the action adventure teen drama series External banks, new seasons of the CW superhero series Flash and the drama of high school football All American, to Netflix originals like Love is blind: after the altar and Resort to love, there’s plenty to watch and catch up on this week while longtime favorites such as Manifesto, Virgin river, and the indomitable Cocomelon keep holding on.
To help you navigate the vast array of Netflix offerings, we’ve rounded up our reviews, features, and quick views of the shows and movies that made the Top 10 list for the US, and put them together. in one easy-to-read document. place. Read on to find out what people are watching and get coverage to help you choose the most popular Netflix hits that suit your personal needs or tastes.
Polygon updates the Netflix Top 10 every Tuesday. The actual top 10 may be subject to change between updates.
The biggest novelties of Netflix
Manifesto, NBC’s supernatural drama starring Melissa Roxburgh (Diary of a Wimpy Child: Rodrick’s Rules) and Josh Dallas (Once upon a time), was canceled this week after the conclusion of its third season, which is why it went to number one in the Netflix Top 10. Executive produced by Jeff Rak (People of tomorrow, The beauty and the Beast), the premise of the series looks like a mashup of Lost and The 4400, following the crew and passengers of Montego Air Flight 828 who landed after a hectic flight, only to discover that almost five years have passed since takeoff. Did they fly into the Bermuda Triangle? Have they been abducted by aliens? Is this just an elaborate backdoor pilot series at the moment another restart of fuzzy area? We may never know, but now is a good time to catch up on the series and see what it’s all about.
Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, The Flash follows the story of Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), a crime scene investigator who gains the power of superhuman speed from an explosion. By donning the character of “The Flash”, Barry fights crime as a masked superhero while dealing with the existential fallout from the explosion that gave him his powers. The seventh season of the hit series has just been released on Netflix after its conclusion last month, which is why it is in this week’s Netflix Top 10.
If your kid has to watch something (or maybe you tune in? No judgment here!), The YouTube-animated-nursery-rhymes-and-songs-channel-turned-Netflix animated series is one of the kids. most popular shows on the service this week. It’s amazing, he’s been on the list since last fall and only dropped once, and shows no sign of disappearance … already!
7. Virgin River
Based on the romance novel series of the same name by Robyn Carr, Virgin river tells the story of Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandra Brekenridge), a woman who moved from Los Angeles to the remote town of Virgin River in Northern California in response to a job offer to become a midwife and nurse practitioner. While trying to make peace with her traumatic past, Mel finds new life through a budding romance with local bar owner Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson), a relationship complicated by Jack’s troubled past. The third season of Virgin river released last Friday, which is why it tops Netflix’s Top 10 this week.
6. Love is blind: after the altar
One of the many bizarre dating show storylines produced by Netflix, Love is blind is a reality-matching drama where 30 men and women come together in the hope of finding their soul mate. Here’s the catch: neither of them sees the other’s face until one of them proposes to the other. Before that, they are only means of communication via these isolated “pods” where they can talk to each other; so it’s like that other weird netflix show The circlee except without the dystopian Black mirroresque nuances. The show just came out Love is blind: after the altar, a three-part post-mortem show that reunites the show’s couples two years later to see how their marriages have gone, which is why it makes this week’s Top 10.
5. Resort to love
Romantic comedy from director Steven Tsuchida Resort to love stars Christina Milian as Erica, an aspiring pop star in the midst of a career meltdown who accepts a concert as musical entertainment during her ex-fiance’s wedding at an illustrious island resort. While trying to keep her past relationship a secret from the bride-to-be, Erica inadvertently finds herself drawn to her ex (Jay Pharoah). With the wedding day quickly approaching, she will have to choose what it means to follow her heart: whether it’s a life with her former lover or her singing career.
4. The safe
Freddie Highmore (The good doctor) stars in action adventure thriller Heist The vault as Thom, a genius with an engineering degree who hatches a plan to break into a seemingly impenetrable vault at the Bank of Spain where Sir Francis Drake’s legendary treasure is located. With a team led by charismatic art dealer Walter (Liam Cunningham), Thom will have to pull off the heist of his life at the height of the last game of the 2010 FIFA World Cup… all in under 105 minutes.
Based on the Vertigo comic book series by Andy Diggle and Mark “Jock” Simpson of the same name, Losers stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The walking dead), Idris Elba (The beasts of no nation), Chris Evans (Avengers: Endgame), and others as an elite covert ops team who are left for dead and then mount a campaign to get revenge on their traitorous former managers. Joined by Aisha (Zoe Saldana), a mysterious agent with her own agenda, the group infiltrates deep to strike back at Max (Jason Patric), a ruthless power broker determined to drag the world into global conflict.
2. All Americans
Inspired by the life of Spencer Paysinger, All American is a sports drama that follows the life of Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), a rising high school football player who is recruited to play for the illustrious Beverly Hills High. Under the mentorship of his trainer Billy Baker (Taye Diggs), Spencer must navigate trials and tribulations on and off the pitch as he charts his future. The third season of the CW series released on Netflix last weekend, hence its place in this week’s Netflix Top 10.
1. External banks
Set in a coastal town along North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the teen action-adventure drama External banks follows the “Pogues,” a local group of working-class teenagers who try to find out what happened to the father of John B (Chase Stokes), the group’s leader. As their search leads them on the trail of a legendary treasure tied to the last known location of John B.’s father, the group find themselves embroiled in a feud that threatens not only their future, but their very lives. The second season of the Netflix Original series landed on the service last weekend, which is why it tops this week’s Top 10.