November 2, 2021
Dune, streaming on HBO Max, again led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies, while Netflix’s “You” repeated atop the chart of top streaming originals among U.S. consumers the week ended Oct. 31.
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.
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.
Repeating 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 Netflix’s Army of Thieves, a prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead. In the film, small-town bank teller Dieter gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.
Taking the silver on the streaming originals chart was Netflix’s “Locke and Key,” season two of which started streaming Oct. 22. In the series, after their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death.
Dropping from No. 2 to No. 3 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.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 31:
- “You” — Netflix
- “Locke & Key” — Netflix
- “Squid Game” — Netflix
- “The Morning Show” — Apple TV+
- “Ted Lasso” — Apple TV+
- “Only Murders in the Building” — Hulu
- “Doom Patrol” — HBO Max
- “SEAL Team” — Paramount+
- “Foundation” (2021) — Apple TV+
- “Titans” (2018) — HBO Max
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 31:
- Dune — HBO Max
- Halloween Kills — Peacock
- Army of Thieves — Netflix
- Hypnotic (2021) — Netflix
- Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin — Paramount+
- Night Teeth — Netflix
- Hocus Pocus — Disney+
- The Many Saints of Newark — HBO Max
- Black Widow — Disney+
- The Village — Hulu