Netflix: ‘The Sandman’ Most Viewed Title, ‘Day Shift’ Clocks in at No. 1 Movie

Fans didn’t sleep on “The Sandman” as the series stayed atop Netflix’s English-language TV List with 127.5 million hours viewed through Aug. 14, making it the most-viewed title (movie or episodic show) this week. Based on the award-winning DC comics from Neil Gaiman, the dark fantasy series appeared in the top 10 in 93 countries.

Season three of “Never Have I Ever” debuted at No. 2 with 55.01 million hours viewed and within the top 10 in 81 countries. Fans couldn’t get over that final scene and are (not so) patiently awaiting season four.

Locke & Key,” an adaptation of the best-selling comic book series, had 38.44 million hours viewed. Coming in the fourth spot was perennial streaming favorite “Stranger Things” with season four bringing 35.31 million hours viewed. Season four of “Virgin River” continued to pull in viewers with 29.55 million hours viewed. In this never-been-told-before docu-series, I Just Killed My Dad had 26.19 million hours viewed. Limited series, “Keep Breathing” remained on the list with 20.92 million hours viewed. 

Movie viewers sank their teeth into J.J. Perry’s directorial debut, Day Shift. Starring Jamie Foxx and Dave Franco, the vampire comedy was No. 1 on the English Films List with 56.51 million hours viewed and was on the top 10 in 93 countries. Romantic drama “Purple Hearts” continued to give viewers all the feels as the film came in No. 2 with 46.37 million hours viewed.

The Gray Man continued to take viewers on a wild wide as the action-adventure had 21.16 million hours viewed. In its fourth week, the film also cracked the top 5 on the “Most Popular” list landing in the No. 4 spot with 245.09 million hours viewed. Summer may be winding down, but things are heating up for Wedding Season. The rom-com had 19.01 million hours viewed in its second week on the list. The Sea Beast anchored into the sixth spot with 10.85 million hours viewed. 

In its second week, Korean action-adventure Carter remained in the No. 1 spot on the non-English-langue Films List with 26.67 million hours viewed and in the top 10 in 92 countries. New entrants on the list included Spanish thriller Code Name: Emperor (9.71 million hours viewed), Argentinian documentary Bank Robbers: The Last Great Heist (6.61 million hours viewed) and Turkish romantic comedy Heartsong (2.5 million hours viewed). Viewers came back for Indian dark comedy Darlings (13.96 million hours viewed), Mexican comedy Don’t Blame Karma! (5.42 million hours viewed), German horror Blood Red Sky (3.54 million hours viewed), Argentinian thriller Recurrence (2.88 million hours viewed) and Indian action-adventure RRR (2.32 million hours viewed). 

After six weeks on the non-English-language TV List, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” topped the list with an additional 69.36 million hours viewed. The South Korean drama also entered the “Most Popular” list at No. 8 with 288.62 million hours viewed. Turkish romantic drama “Another Self” (21.99 million hours viewed), K-drama “Alchemy of Souls” (17.84 million hours viewed), Seasons 1 & 2 of Brazilian drama “Good Morning Verônica” (9.42 million hours viewed and 12.63 million hours viewed, respectively) and Spanish romantic drama “Alba” (11.67 million hours viewed) all returned to the list. Meanwhile, a new Korean thriller, “A Model Family,” had 7.06 million hours viewed. 

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