October 26, 2021
Dune, streaming on HBO Max, led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies, while Netflix’s “You” the chart of top streaming originals among U.S. consumers for the week ended Oct. 24.
Dune, Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures’ adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science-fiction novel, debuted on HBO Max Oct. 21, a day ahead of its North American theatrical release. The film stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.
Season three of the psychological thriller series “You,” which started streaming Oct. 15, features the continuation of Joe Goldberg’s fraught relationship with Love, who is pregnant with his child in a new suburban home. The series also led the streaming originals chart in the previous week.
TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 18 million global users. The streaming originals chart rankings are determined by streaming original TV series with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app. The movie rankings are determined by theatrical or streaming movies with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app.
At No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was Universal Pictures’ Halloween Kills, the latest entrant in the long-running horror series, available for streaming to Peacock Premium SVOD subscribers as well as in theaters. The sequel to the 2018 reboot from Blumhouse has Jamie Lee Curtis again reprising her role as Laurie Strode intent on ending the murderous reign of Michael Myers.
Landing at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Night Teeth, a vampire thriller that bowed on Netflix Oct. 20.
Meanwhile, repeating at No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was “Squid Game,” Netflix’s South Korean hit series that follows a group of desperate and cash-strapped people competing in a blood-thirsty survival game. It started streaming Sept. 17.
Repeating at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building,” starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez. The finale debuted Oct. 19.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 24:
- “You” — Netflix
- “Squid Game” — Netflix
- “Only Murders in the Building” — Hulu
- “Locke & Key” — Netflix (season premiere)
- “Titans” (2018) — HBO Max
- “The Morning Show” — Apple TV+
- “Ted Lasso” — Apple TV+
- “Young Justice” — HBO Max
- “Another Life” (2019) — Netflix
- “Doom Patrol” — HBO Max
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 24:
- Dune — HBO Max
- Halloween Kills — Peacock
- Night Teeth — Netflix
- Black Widow — Disney+
- The Guilty — Netflix
- Dave Chappelle: The Closer — Netflix
- Scream — AMC+
- Halloween (1978) — AMC+
- The Many Saints of Newark — HBO Max
- Cruella — Disney+