A dark little show called Strange things It ranks first on Netflix’s list of the 10 most popular shows and movies today. Are you surprised? Of course not. The nostalgic hit has topped the list since it dropped new episodes more than two weeks ago. Adam Sandler’s basketball drama follows. Hustle in No. 2 and the teen lesbian vampire series First murder at no. 3. all american climbs back up the list to No. 4. The only new addition to today’s rankings is Halftimea documentary about Jennifer Lopez’s Super Bowl halftime show, which debuts at No. 7.
But out of the Top 10 on Netflix, which shows and movies are worth watching? We break down the full Netflix top 10 list and walk you through what to binge and what to skip. We do the same with Netflix’s 10 Best TV Shows, as well as Netflix’s 10 Best Movies. We also have recommendations for the best movies on Netflix and the best TV shows on Netflix to watch right now.
Based on Netflix’s Top 10 for Wednesday, June 15
For fans of: Strange things | Alright?: It’s so funny
Now that the kids are older, Season 4 of Netflix’s ’80s-style sci-fi mega-hit embraces horror like never before (the biggest influence on this season is a nightmare on elm street). It also gets bigger with the run times of the episodes, leading to a bit of bloat. It’s not the best season of the show, but it’s still one of the most entertaining shows on television. (Yesterday’s ranking: 1)
For fans of: Adam Sandler: serious actor | Alright?: This!
In uncut gems, the game of basketball is essentially in second place, right behind Adam Sandler himself. Sandler is famous for being a huge fan of basketball in general, so it was only a matter of time before he made a movie about it. Another reminder to the world that Sandler is a solid dramatic actor, Hustle is a sports drama starring Sandler as a failed talent scout whose mission is to recruit a talented street basketball player from Spain for the NBA. (Yesterday’s ranking: 2)
For fans of: Romeo and Juliet, but let them be lesbian teenagers | Alright?: It is too bad
The bones of Romeo and Juliet shake in their graves for this new Netflix series, which follows two teenage girls who fall in love in a forbidden way. Why is it prohibited? Because one of them is a vampire (literally named Juliette) and the other is a vampire hunter. Happy pride! (Yesterday’s ranking: 3)
For fans of: Sports, high school, the city of Los Angeles. | Alright?: It’s a solid teen drama that adults can enjoy too.
The wildly popular CW high school sports drama, which was inspired by the life of former NFL player Spencer Paysinger, follows Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), an aspiring football star who balances ambition and everyday teen drama through as he moves out of his neighborhood to become MVP at a new school in Beverly Hills. The fourth season of him has just arrived on Netflix. (Yesterday’s ranking: 5)
5. Keep Sweet: pray and obey
For fans of: cults | Alright?: it is awful
Netflix’s latest foray into true crime pulls back the curtain on an even darker subsection of the Church of Latter-day Saints. The four-part docuseries tells the story of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, its leader and self-proclaimed prophet, Warren Jeffs, and the extreme mistreatment of young women within the cult he created. (Yesterday’s ranking: 4)
For fans of: That haircut, period pieces | Alright?: has always been great
The sixth and final season of the British period crime drama is set in 1933 and finds Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) trying to lift the curse he believes has fallen on his family, which is why they are all miserable and prone to violent deaths. It’s not suddenly supernatural; Tommy is just a guy who believes in curses. (Yesterday’s ranking: 6)
For fans of: Jenny from the block | Alright?: Did J. Lo deserve an Oscar for hustler? (Yes)
Documentary filmmaker Amanda Micheli profiles little-known actress and singer Jennifer Lopez as she prepares a performance for a little-known event called “The Super Bowl.” (Yesterday’s rating: n/a)
For fans of: Network dramas made for broadcast | Alright?: It’s Dad’s TV Peak
Netflix doesn’t do many network-style dramas, so this legal drama from prolific writer-producer David E. Kelley stands out. Long before he became big lies Boy, Kelley dominated the TV lawyer space with Los Angeles Law, The practice, Ally McBealY boston legal, among others. This is his return to the genre. The Lincoln Lawyer is based on a series of bestselling novels by Michael Connelly, who also created Det. Harry Bosch, and follows Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), a Los Angeles defense attorney who doesn’t like to defend the guilty. He was previously portrayed by Matthew McConaughey in the popular 2011 film of the same name. (Yesterday’s ranking: 7)
For fans of: Chickens, bunnies, other cute animals | Alright?: not particularly
This Belgian-made animated family film is about a half-chicken, half-hare who longs to fit in. It’s based on a series of graphic novels, the last of which came out in 2009. So this movie has been in the works for a long time. Take a look and decide for yourself if it was worth the wait. (Yesterday’s ranking: 8)
For fans of: scandals, politics | Alright?: You’ve seen it before
This Spanish series centers on a rising politician whose career takes a hit when she becomes the center of attention in a major sex scandal. (Yesterday’s ranking: 9)