December 21, 2020
Netflix’s new original movie, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, finished atop the streamer’s most-watched titles through Dec. 21. The movie, which stars Oscar winner Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) in his final performance, as 1920’s jazz performers dealing with internal (power) and external (racial) tensions, has been earmarked by Netflix for next year’s industry awards.
Other top-streamed movies (in order): Universal’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000); Netflix’s A California Christmas; Braven (Lionsgate, 2018); The Christmas Chronicles 2; Guest House; Ava (both Lionsgate); The Christmas Chronicles (2018); Universal’s Peppermint (2018); and Netflix’s Prom.
Netflix tracks viewership of a title after two minutes of streaming.