“The Power of the Dog” was the most-watched English-language film on Netflix last week, according to figures released by the streaming service Tuesday.
Viewers spent 27.2 million hours watching the Jane Campion-directed psychological thriller the first four days it was available.
“A Castle For Christmas” rose two spots to second with viewers spending 25.55 million hours watching the romantic comedy between Nov. 29 and Sunday, its first full week of release.
Viewership was up 22.4% from the 20.87 million hours the previous week, when it was available for three days.
“Red Notice” dropped to third after finishing first in each of its first three weeks of release. The 25.4 million hours watched increased the action comedy’s record to 354.2 million hours watched in its 24 days of release.
Four other films joined “The Power of the Dog” as first-timers in the top 10 — the Christmas romantic comedy “Single All the Way,” sixth with 13.82 million hours watched in its first four days of release; the mountain climbing documentary “14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible,” seventh with 12.17 million hours watched in its first seven days of release; and the 2018 Christmas comedy “The Christmas Chronicles” and its 2020 sequel “The Christmas Chronicles 2,” eighth and ninth with 7.94 million and 7.79 million hours watched.
Netflix began publicly releasing weekly 10 lists based on hours watched Nov. 16.
Dropping out of the top 10 were the Christmas romantic comedy “The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star”; the 2013 computer-animated adventure comedy “The Croods”; the 2016 Tom Cruise-starring action-thriller “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”; the computer-animated adventure comedy “Extinct”; and the 2016 action comedy “Central Intelligence.”
The most-watched English-language television program was the third season of “Lost in Space,” with 47.38 million hours watched of its eight episodes in their first five days of release.
The first season of the science fiction series was fourth with 20.92 million hours watched of its 10 episodes.
The previous week’s leader, “True Story,” dropped to second with 29.81 million hours watched in the first full week of release of the seven-episode limited series starring Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes, 39% less than the 48.85 million hours watched the previous week when it was available for five days.
Two other programs joined the first and third seasons of “Lost in Space” as first-timers in the top 10 — the eight-episode cooking competition “School of Chocolate,” sixth with 17.09 million hours watched in its first full week of release, and the fourth season of the animated science fiction action-adventure series “Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous,” seventh with 16.9 million hours of the 11 episodes in their first three days of release.
Dropping out of the top 10 were “Maid,” the limited series about a single mother who turns to housecleaning to make ends meet as she escapes an abusive relationship and overcomes homelessness to create a better life for her daughter; the third season of the drama about drug kingpins of the late 1980s, “Narcos: Mexico”; the true-crime documentary “Tiger King 2”; the fourth season of the 3D animated series of videos of traditional nursery rhymes and original children’s songs “CoComelon”; and the fourth season of The CW version of “Dynasty.”
The 10 most-watched English-language movies on Netflix were “The Power of the Dog”; “A Castle For Christmas”; “Red Notice”; “Bruised”; “A Boy Called Christmas”; “Single All The Way”; “14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible”; “The Christmas Chronicles”; “The Christmas Chronicles 2”; and “Love Hard.”
The 10 most-watched English-language television programs on Netflix were the third season of “Lost in Space”; “True Story”; the fourth season of “Selling Sunset”; the first season of “Lost in Space”; the first season of “Arcane”; “School of Chocolate”; “Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous”; “Maid”; the first season of “Cowboy Bebop”; and the third season of “You.”