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‘Stranger Things,’ Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Film Top Weekly Whip Media Streaming Charts

Netflix’s “Stranger Things” again topped the Whip Media chart of streaming originals, while Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, streaming on HBO Max, led the chart of streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended June 5.

Season four of the Duffer Brothers’ science-fiction horror drama “Stranger Things,” part one of which started streaming May 27, follows the characters six months since the Battle of Starcourt, which brought terror and destruction to Hawkins. Struggling with the aftermath, the friends are separated for the first time and are navigating the complexities of high school. Meanwhile, a new and horrifying supernatural threat surfaces, presenting a gruesome mystery that, if solved, might finally put an end to the horrors of the Upside Down.

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is the latest installment in the series from J.K. Rowling about adventures in the wizarding world. It started streaming on HBO Max May 30.

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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app  with 21 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 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.

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Remaining at No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” which started streaming on Disney+ May 27. The series, released in weekly episodes, follows the “Star Wars” Jedi 10 years after his battle with Anakin Skywalker, who becomes Darth Vader.

Landing at No. 3 was “The Boys,” season three of which started streaming on Prime Video June 3. The black comedy series, based on the comics, follows the battle against abusive superheroes.

The original Top Gun, a movie from 1986, came in at No. 2 on the streaming movies chart as a new installment in the series, Top Gun: Maverick, continued to rule theaters. The classic is streaming both on Prime Video and Paramount+.

Rising from No. 4 to No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Netflix’s Senior Year, which debuted May 13. The comedy stars Rebel Wilson as a cheerleader who lands in a 20-year coma after a stunt gone wrong. Awakened at 37, she’s ready to live out her high school dream of becoming prom queen.

 

Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended June 5:

  1. “Stranger Things” — Netflix
  2. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” — Disney+
  3. “The Boys” — Prime Video (Season Premiere)
  4. “Hacks” (2021) — HBO Max
  5. “Ozark” — Netflix
  6. “Love, Death & Robots” — Netflix
  7. “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” — Paramount+
  8. “The Flight Attendant” — HBO Max
  9. “The Lincoln Lawyer” — Netflix
  10. “The Orville” — Hulu (Season Premiere)

 

Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers June 3-5:

  1. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore — HBO Max
  2. Top Gun (1986)— Prime Video/Paramount+
  3. Senior Year — Netflix
  4. The Lost City — Paramount+
  5. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — Paramount+
  6. The Batman — HBO Max
  7. Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers — Disney+
  8. The Northman — Peacock
  9. Fire Island — Hulu
  10. A Perfect Pairing — Netflix

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