JustWatch: Apple’s ‘The Tragedy of McBeth’ Scores Streaming Movie Win

The Tragedy of Macbeth, the new historical thriller on Apple TV+ written and directed by Joel Coen, and based on the play Macbeth by Shakespeare, was the top-streamed movie for the week ended Jan. 16, according to new data from JustWatch.

The first film directed by one of the Coen brothers without the other’s involvement stars Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand (who also produced the film), Bertie Carvel, Alex Hassell, Corey Hawkins, Harry Melling, and Brendan Gleeson.

The title topped The Last Duel on HBO Max and Eternals on Disney+, according to the content recommendation website, which tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

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Among episodic programming, Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone” continued its string of weekly dominance, topping DC superhero “Peacemaker,” created by James Gunn and starring John Cena, and Showtime OTT’s teenage survival series, “Yellowjackets,” featuring Melanie Lynskey, Juliett Lewis and Christina Ricci, among many others.

 

 

 

 

 

JustWatch: ‘Nobody,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Top-Streamed Movie, TV Show in 2021

Universal Pictures’ low-budget thriller Nobody, starring Bob Odenkirk as a family man who engages in a war with a crime boss after his house is separately burgled by two petty thieves, apparently resonated with streamers.

The movie, which proved to be a pandemic hit at half-open theaters, was also ranked as the most-streamed movie in 2021, according to new data from JustWatch, the content recommendation website tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

Nobody bested Warner Bros. Pictures’ Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Wrath of Man (starring Jason Statham) — a notable feat considering both movies streamed concurrently on HBO Max.

Meanwhile, Paramount Networks’ Montana-based modern day western “Yellowstone” topped Hulu’s “Rick and Morty” and Apple TV+ original series “Ted Lasso” as the most-streamed episodic program in 2021.

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JustWatch: ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

Sony Pictures’ Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone” were the top movie and TV show streamed in the United States for the week ended Jan. 9, according to new data from JustWatch. The content recommendation website tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

Afterlife, which tracked more than $191 million at the global box office, including $125 million in North America, was made available on digital retail platforms Jan. 4.

Among episodic programming, Montana-based drama “Yellowstone” again led all shows. Indeed, the series, which is in its fourth season, bested Showtime OTT’s “Yellowjackets,” followed by Disney+ original series “The Book of Boba Fett.

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JustWatch: ‘Spider-Man,’ Christmas, Split Weekly Top-Streamed Movie Themes

It was a toss-up between catalog “Spider-Man” movies and Christmas-themed family titles, according to new weekly data through Dec. 19 from JustWatch. The content recommendation website tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

Last week’s top two movies, 2018’s The Grinch and 2003’s Elf, again led the most-streamed movies list — followed by three “Spider-Man” movies: Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) ranked ninth, underscoring the current consumer demand for the webslinger driven by the hot new theatrical release Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Among episodic programming, Paramount Network’s Montana-based drama “Yellowstone” again led all shows. Indeed, the series, which is in its fourth season, bested Netflix newcomer “Station Eleven,” followed by the streamer’s “The Witcher.”

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JustWatch: Netflix Gained Market Share in 2021

Netflix invented the subscription streaming video market, and has consistently led all competitors with more than 213 million subscribers. Yet, in two key European markets, Germany and Austria , the streaming behemoth only established market dominance this year, supplanting Amazon Prime Video as the top SVOD service, according to new data from JustWatch.

The data/recommendation software tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 74 countries.

“We found out that Netflix is the market leader in 56 countries,” a JustWatch representative wrote in an email. “BluTV is leading in Turkey, iQiyi in China and Disney+ Hotstar is the biggest streaming service in India.”

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Netflix, along with all foreign streaming platforms, is not currently available in China. Disney+ continues to benefit from its outsized Indian subscriber presence (38%) following Disney’s $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets, which included the Indian Hotstar streaming platform.

JustWatch: ‘Yellowstone,’ ‘Landscapers,’ and All Things Christmas Dominate Weekly Streaming

No fewer than six Christmas-themed movies dominated household streaming the week ended Dec. 12, according to new data from JustWatch. The data/recommendation software tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

Among the holiday movies, The Grinch, Elf, the 2000 live-action How the Grinch Stole Christmas and the 1960s animated How the Grinch Stole Christmas! took the top four spots, with Scrooged and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the No. 6 and No. 10 spots, respectively.

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Among TV shows, Paramount Network’s Montana-based drama “Yellowstone” again led all episodic programming. Indeed, the series, which is in its fourth season, bested high-profile competitors “And Just Like That …,” the new HBO Max “Sex and the City” reboot, which finished No. 8. That trailed the Disney+ original miniseries from Peter Jackson, “The Beatles: Get Back,” which finished No. 4.

 

JustWatch: ‘Grinch’ Movies, ‘Yellowstone’ Top Weekly Streamed Content

With the winter holidays approaching, consumers appear to be interested in Christmas-themed movies, especially comedies.

New data from JustWatch found that the 2018 animated title The Grinch, along with Will Ferrell’s 2003 family comedy Elf, the 2000 Jim Carrey movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas, in addition to the 1966 animated How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, starring Boris Karloff, dominated household movie streaming through Dec. 5.

JustWatch tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

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Among TV shows, Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone,” starring Kevin Costner, continues to spearhead episodic program streaming. The venerable series topped early episodes of director Peter Jackson’s “The Beatles: Get Back,” in addition to new Marvel Studios’ series “Hawkeye” on Disney+.

JustWatch: ‘Yellowstone’ Tops ‘Hawkeye’ Among Top Weekly Streamed TV Shows

Streaming access to Paramount Network’s original series “Yellowstone” easily distanced the newest Disney+ Marvel series “Hawkeye,” according to new weekly data (through Nov. 28) from JustWatch, which tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries.

Catalog movies The Grinch, Elf and Planes, Trains and Automobiles led the top 10 streamed movies — ahead of Sony Pictures’ recent release Venom: Let There Be Carnage.

But it is the fourth season, as well as growing buzz surrounding Kevin Costner-led “Yellowstone,” that continues to resonate among streamers. The series has been the top-streamed TV show since debuting the newest season in early November.

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Meanwhile, “Hawkeye,” co-starring Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld, has been hyped as Marvel Cinematic Universe’s buzziest Disney+ series launch in 2021 — or since “Loki.” And it still lagged behind Amazon Prime Video’s “The Wheel of Time” and Netflix’s “Cowboy Bebop.”

 

 

 

 

JustWatch: ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

The “Ghostbusters” franchise, old and new, continues to resonate among moviegoers and consumers in the home. The third movie in the franchise, Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, ranked as the most-popular movie streamed through Nov. 21, according to new data from JustWatch. Paramount series “Yellowstone” was the most-streamed TV show during the week.

JustWatch tracks more than 20 million users’ monthly streaming decisions across 54 countries. Among the most popular weekly movies were 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy and Sony Pictures’ 2002 release Spider-Man.

The top-three TV shows included Netflix’s “Cowboy Bepop” and Showtime OTT’s “Yellowjackets,” the latter a coming-of-age drama starring Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Christina Ricci and Juliette Lewis.

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JustWatch: ‘Free Guy,’ ‘Yellowstone’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

After finishing the No. 2 most-streamed movie in October (after Halloween), 20th Century Studios’ action-comedy Free Guy moved to No. 1 through Nov. 7, according to new data from JustWatch.

The Paramount+ original series “Yellowstone,” starring Kevin Costner, was the top-streamed TV show.

The company’s international streaming guide tracks more than 20 million users per month across 54 countries.

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Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds, topped Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures’ Dune and the original Ghostbusters (Sony Pictures), while catalog episodes of “Doctor Who” and “Dexter” topped most-streamed episodic programming.