The No.1 movie on Netflix isn’t on US Netflix — where you can stream it

This is weird. Netflix’s most popular movie (for all English-language films in the last week according to Netflix) isn’t actually on the US version of Netflix. Yes, there’s a movie so darn popular around the world that it doesn’t even need Netflix’s US viewership to boost it up the ladder.

How does such a thing happen? Well, it’s another case of the very weird world of streaming rights. Just because a movie seems like it should be on one service doesn’t mean it will be. For example, Yellowstone isn’t on Paramount Plus despite being a Paramount Network show. Seinfeld, originally an NBC sitcom, is on Netflix and not Peacock.

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