The first film screening in history took place on December 28, 1895 in Paris, a historic event that was witnessed by 35 people and directed by the Lumière brothers. In the new millennium, far away from that time, The way of making and watching movies has been totally transformed, proof of this is Netflix.
In comparison, now it is not necessary to go to a square or to the cinema to enjoy the filmsbecause with the advancement of technology and the arrival of streaming platforms, there have been many advantages that movie lovers have obtained, like the fact of enjoying different plots and genres within reach of a click and no need to wonder how to download a video from Facebook.
Currently there are not only 500 one-minute films available, as in those days, but Netflix and its competitors have a extensive catalog of productions, so the dilemma now is what titles to watch.
However, in this wave of novelties there are films that have managed to stand out and position themselves in the public’s taste. Next we leave you the list of the most popular of Netflix United States.
1. RIPD Deadly Police Department
Policemen from another world chase monstrous spirits who try to escape doomsday by hiding among the living. When they discover a plan that could end all life, they must work to restore the cosmic balance.
After the unexpected death of his father, Alan (Zach Galifianakas) is taken by his friends Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) to a specialized center to improve. This time there is no wedding or farewell party. What can go wrong? Well, when these guys hit the road and especially when Chow (Ken Jeong) appears… the die is cast. Third installment of the franchise started in 2009 with ‘The Hangover’.
3. A ghost is loose in the house
Finding a ghost named Ernest in his new house sends Kevin’s family going viral on social media. But when Kevin and Ernest start digging into the mystery of Ernest’s past on their own, they find themselves targeted by the CIA.
4.Magic Mike XXL
After burning the night away with his incombustible stripper friends, the star Magic Mike will have to assess if he can live forever following this lifestyle. Choosing between easy money and completely changing jobs (with a little more clothes) is once again a dilemma in his life. Until I have it completely clear, his show continues to drive women of all ages crazy, who queue up to enter his nightclub and delight in his sensual performances that will leave more than one with their mouths open and their pockets empty. While his personal life seems to get complicated at times, Mike must do what he knows best if he wants to get out of all his trouble: dance and create a different and uninspired show.
5. The Hunger Games
What was once the United States is now a nation called Panem: a lavish Capitol exerts tight control over the twelve districts that surround it and are isolated from each other. Every year each district is forced to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the Hunger Games, which are broadcast live on television. It is a fight to the death, in which there can only be one survivor. Katniss Everdeen, a sixteen-year-old girl, decides to replace her sister in the games; but for her, who has already seen death up close, the fight for survival is second nature to her.
6. Hangover 2, now in Thailand!
Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu’s wedding. With the memory of the disastrous bachelor party in Las Vegas still vivid in his memory-or at least well documented-Stu leaves nothing to chance. He has opted for a safe and quiet pre-wedding brunch with pancakes, coffee and no alcohol. However, things do not always turn out as expected. Two nights before the big day, at a fabulous resort in Thailand, Stu relents. A beer for each one. In unopened bottles, what could happen? What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok is hard to imagine.
7. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Part 2
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” brings us the shocking conclusion to the franchise, as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) realizes that not only her survival, but her future is at stake. With Panem engulfed in full-scale war, Katniss will have to face President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Accompanied by a group of her best friends, including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Katniss embarks on a mission with a unit from District 13, risking their lives to free the citizens of Panem and orchestrate an assassination attempt on President Snow, who is increasingly obsessed with destroying it. The deadly traps, enemies and moral choices that await Katniss will put her in more trouble than any arena in The Hunger Games.
8. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Katniss Everdeen returns home safely after winning the 74th annual Hunger Games alongside her partner Peeta Mellark. Participating means leaving family and friends behind and both doing the Victory Tour through the different districts. Along the way, Katniss realizes that a rebellion is brewing, but in the Capitol everything is still under control: President Snow organizes the 75th Hunger Games, The Quell, a special competition with an unexpected novelty that will change Panem. forever.
9. Minions: The Origin of Gru
Long before he became an evil genius, Gru was just a 12-year-old boy in the 1970s trying to take over the world from the basement of his house in a random suburb. And he wasn’t doing too well. But when Gru crosses paths with Kevin, Stuart, Bob, and Otto—a new brace-wearing Minion desperate for acceptance—this unlikely family joins forces to build their first hideout, design their first weapons, and make their own dreams. first missions.
10. Spirit: The Indomitable Steed
Follow the adventures of a wild and unruly mustang steed roaming the untamed North American frontier. When she meets a man for the first time, a young man from the Lakota tribe named Little Creek, Spirit refuses to be tamed by him but does become friends with him. The brave steed also finds love with a beautiful mare named Rain. Spirit will become one of the great unsung heroes of the Old West.
*Some titles may be repeated in the ranking because they are different episodes or seasons, likewise, they may not have a description because the platform does not provide them.
Netflix has become the most important streaming platform in recent years and its success has led most entertainment companies to promote their own platforms, such as Disney+ and HBO, among others.
Although started as a company that offered DVD rental service through postal mail, it was in 2011 when the company started operations outside the United States and Canada, by offering its catalog by streaming in Latin America and the Caribbean. A year later it would also reach some countries in Europe and later in Asia.
In 2011 the company ventured to start producing its own content that started with the successful series House of cards, which led it to create its studio in 2016. By 2018 it would already be defined as a global internet television channel .
Previously, on January 16, 2014, one of the most important moments arrived for Netflix: be nominated for the first time in their history for an Oscar with the documentary The Square.
Its catalog includes films that have been winners of an Academy Award, multi-award-winning and viral series such as Squid Game, or important products in Spanish such as Money Heist and Elite.
However, 2022 did not paint anything well for the streaming content platform that received its biggest hit in a decade and it is that in the first quarter it lost up to 200 thousand subscribers, which were added to the 900 thousand viewers who also left the platform in the second quarter of the year.
That minor setback was “fixed” in the third quarter, when it posted a gain of 2.4 million subscribers fueled by titles like Dahmer, a new season of Stranger Things and other hits.
netflix partyalso know as Telepartyhas become one of the most popular applications that has given the streaming platform a plus, since it has allowed users to see the same content at the same time with friends, partner or family even if they are not in the same space.
Created as an extension of Google, this tool mixes the ability to stream simultaneously with a tray of text messages where participants can exchange their thoughts in real time.
Although this tool has not been developed as such by Netflix, just enter the Teleparty page and install google chrome extension. Once installed, you must open the account, play what you want to see and click on the Netflix Party (NP) icon that will turn red and then give the “start party” option that will provide a link that can be shared with more people to join.