The Top 6 Most-Watched Shows on Netflix You Cannot Miss

Ashley | 03 - 08 - 2021

It is always tough to choose a show to binge-watch on one of the biggest online streaming platforms as it offers 100s of worthy Netflix series, shows, and movies. Just like you, millions of other people might be watching your favorite show. But in case you want to know the most-watched shows on Netflix, here is our list of top 6 shows! 

6) The Queen’s Gambit

Released On: October 23, 2020

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy and Marielle Heller

When Was the Netflix Streaming Service Launched?
  • A. 2005
  • B. 2006
  • C. 2007
  • D. 2008

Views: 62 million views

The series is limited to seven gripping episodes and is one of Netflix’s most-watched scripted limited series. As of December 2020, it was watched in around 62 million households. This mini-series talks about how a young woman survives through the world of chess which is full of male domination, in the 1950s and 1960s. The series was themed on addiction, sexism, and mental health. Netflix recently boasted the show saying that it ranked No.1 in 63 countries, including Argentina, Israel, South Africa, and the U.K.,

5) Tiger King

Released On: March 20, 2020

Starrs: John Reinke, Kelci Saffery, John Finlay

Views: 64 Million

Tiger King is one of the most viewed Netflix shows. The documentary-series shares with us the story of big cat conservationists, Joe Exotic( a tiger sanctuary owner) and Carole Baskin( an animal rights activist) along with other characters who are involved in the world of big cats. It was introduced during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic on Netflix, hence it was easy to capture the attention of the audience. The documentary series includes eight-episodes that talk about breeders of big cats. 

4) Stranger Things- Season 3

Released On: July 4

Stars: Noah Schnapp, David Harbor, Mille Bobbie Brown) 

Views: 64 Million

With its 2 seasons being a massive hit, Stranger Things- Season 3 has become one of the most-watched science fiction series. The show starts with the story of a young boy named Will Buyers, who goes missing near a government laboratory that carries top secrets. Later, the story revolves around his friends, family members, and another very strange little girl with supernatural powers.

3) Money Heist

Released On: May 2, 2017

Stars: Alvaro Morte, Úrsula Corberó, Alba Flores, etc. 

Views: 65 Million

There is a gripping reason behind why ‘Money Heist’ is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix. This original series has a story that revolves around eight heists who are orchestrated by the professor(the criminal mastermind). The group plans to steal money from banks without harming anyone. It was originally titled La Casa de Papel. 

2) Lupin

Released On: January 8, 2021

Stars: Omar Sy, Shirine Boutella, Ludivine Sagnier, etc. 

Views: 70 Million

Currently, Lupin is the one show that everyone is talking about. It has become one of the most-watched tv shows on Netflix because of its engrossing story. It talks about a thief named Assane Diop, the son of Babakar, an immigrant from Senegal who hanged himself in jail for a mistaken crime. After twenty-five years, inspired by a book about a gentleman thief, that was given to him on his birthday, he decides to take revenge on the Pellegrini family. 

1) The Witcher

Released On: December 20, 2019.

Stars: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra

Views: 76 Million

The Witcher tops the list with a massive 76 million views. The fictional series was produced by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich based on the series of the book written by Andrzej Sapkowski, a Polish author. The eight episodes of season 1 of this fantasy drama follow the story of Geralt of Rivia and princess Ciri. 

Other than these some of Netflix’s most-watched movies include The Angry Birds Movie part 2, Despicable Me, The Grinch, Spenser Confidential, The Wrong Missy, and The Lorax. 

Read Next