Data: ‘Malignant,’ ‘Murders in the Building’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

Warner Bros. Pictures’ horror movie Malignant has disappointed at the box office, but not on HBO Max where it streams free for subscribers. The James Wan-directed title was the most-streamed movie for the week ended Sept. 19, according to new data from JustWatch.

Runner-ups included Universal Pictures’ reboot Candyman, which is available on transactional VOD, and Sony Pictures’ 2018 action-adventure Venom.

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Among TV shows streamed, Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building,” starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez, again trended tops among viewers. Notable podium finisher: Apple TV+ Emmy-winning original comedy series, “Ted Lasso,” with Jason Sudeikis headlining a largely British cast about an American college football coach recruited to manage a London-based professional soccer team. The series just trailed Netflix’s “American Crime Story.”

JustWatch, an international streaming guide, tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million monthly users across 47 countries, including the United States.

Warner’s ‘Malignant’ Scoring in Streaming Despite Box Office Woes

Entering last weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures’ horror release Malignant had all the prerequisites for success: a hot director in James Wan (Aquaman, The Conjuring) and strong social media buzz. But the film disappointed at the box office, generating $5.6 million in domestic ticket sales, far below studio expectations.

On the flipside, the movie concurrently debuted on HBO Max free to subscribers for 31 days as part of Warner’s yearlong strategy promoting teh SVOD/AVOD platform with new theatrical movies. The concept was a winner with streamers.

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New weekly data from JustWatch found that Malignant was the top streamed movie across its monitored devices the week ended Sept. 12. The title beat out Universal Pictures’ 9/11 inspired 2006 movie United 93 and the original 1992 Candyman (TriStar Pictures).

Among TV shows, Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building,” starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez, repeated as most-streamed series. The show was followed by Netflix series, “American Crime Story” and “Rick and Morty.”

‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Only Murders’ Top JustWatch Most-Streamed Movies, TV Shows Through Sept. 5

The pending theatrical release of Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home  continues to resonate among streamers. New data from JustWatch found consumers streamed four previous Spider-Man movies, including 2002 release, Spider-Man, starring Toby Maguire as the webslinger, the most through the week ended Sept. 5.

Spider-Man: Far From Home, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 finished No. 4, No. 7 and No. 10, respectively, for the week.

The Green Knight and the 1992 original Candyman rounded out the podium.

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Among TV shows, Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building,” starring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez,  and”What We Do in the Shadows” ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. Netflix’s “Cowboy Bebop” rounded out the podium.

 

Data: ‘The Green Knight,’ ‘Ted Lasso’ Dominate August Streaming

A24’s The Green Knight, the critically acclaimed retelling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain, and the Apple TV+ original series “Ted Lasso” emerged as the most-streamed movie and TV show in August, according to new data from JustWatch.

Green Knight, which will street on 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray, DVD and digital on Oct. 12, topped catalog title Field of Dreams and The Suicide Squad from Aug. 1 to 31, according to JustWatch, an international streaming guide with more than 20 million users across 52 countries.

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Among TV shows, “Ted Lasso” bested HBO Max’s “The White Lotus” and Peacock’s “Yellowstone,” starring Kevin Costner. This year “Lasso” garnered 20 Emmy nominations. After being snubbed in 2020, “Yellowstone” generated one Emmy nomination this year: “Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary Program.”

Data: Cowboys and ‘Spider-Man’ Dominate Weekly Streamed Movies, TV Shows

Social media buzz surrounding the next “Spider-Man” movie contributed to the franchise generating myriad views across connected televisions. New data from JustWatch found that Spider-Man, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Spider-Man: Homec0ming, Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse dominated the Top 10 household movie streams through Aug. 29 in the United States.

JustWatch, an international streaming guide, tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million monthly users across 47 countries, including the United States.

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Last week, the trailer for pending Sony Pictures webslinger movie Spider-Man: No Way Home “mysteriously” found its way onto social media platforms, generating millions of views and buzz. The attention apparently generated a crush of catalog title streaming.

Among the most-streamed TV shows in the United States was “Cowboy Bepop,” about a ragtag crew of bounty hunters chasing down the galaxy’s most dangerous criminals. It ranked No. 1 among serialized shows, streaming on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. The 2021 series bested AMC+ flagbearer “The Walking Dead” and Apple TV+ breakout hit “Ted Lasso.”

 

 

JustWatch Bows App on Microsoft Xbox

JustWatch, an international streaming guide with more than 20 million users across 52 countries, has launched a branded app on Microsoft’s Xbox platform. The app allows Xbox and Series X and Series S console users to search for movies, TV shows, and where to watch from their gaming systems.

JustWatch posts weekly Top 10 lists of most streamed movies and television shows, in addition data analytics on specific platforms’ performance compared to their competitors.

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The recommendation software has apps for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+, FuboTV, Hulu, HBO Max, Peacock, Paramount+, Discovery+, AMC+, The Roku Channel, IMDb TV, Starz, Epix, Showtime, YouTube, Tubi, Pluto TV, BritBox and Sundance Now, among others.

Data: ‘Field of Dreams,’ ‘Reservation Dogs’ Top Streamed Movie, TV Show Through Aug. 15

With Major League Baseball showcasing its first-ever game on Aug. 12 in Dyersville, Iowa, in honor of the 1989 Universal Pictures movie Field of Dreams, filmed on location in the state, the digital edition of the movie was the top-streamed title in U.S. households for the week ending Aug. 15, according to new data from JustWatch. Top streamed TV series of the week was Hulu’s “Reservation Dogs.”

The international streaming guide tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million monthly users across 47 countries, including the United States.

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The baseball game between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox was the most-watched Fox baseball game on television since 2005 with 5.9 million viewers.

Runner-up movies included A24’s The Green Knight and HBO Max’s The Suicide Squad. Podium finishers among TV shows included “What if …?” and “The White Lotus.”


Data: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Tops ‘Jungle Cruise’ for Most-Streamed Movie Through Aug. 1

A Quiet Place Part II on Paramount+ and Apple TV+’s popular series “Ted Lasso” were the most-streamed movie and TV show for the week ended Aug. 1, according to new data from JustWatch.

The international streaming guide tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million monthly users across 47 countries, including the United States.

Notably, A Quiet Place Part II topped PVOD access to Jungle Cruise on Disney+, according to JustWatch. While Disney said the Premier Access release generated more than 1 million subs paying $29.99 to own the sequel, the reality that A Quiet Place Part II was available for free to Paramount+ subs drove viewership.

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In addition, the Nicolas Cage-starrer Pig on Hulu also topped Jungle Cruise. The low-budget drama generated more $2.6 million in limited theatrical run in the U.S.

Data: ‘The Tomorrow War,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow made headlines generating more than $60 million via Premier Access on the Disney+ SVOD platform, but the Amazon Prime Video original movie The Tomorrow War generated more streaming viewers for the week ended July 11, according to new data from JustWatch, the international streaming guide that tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million users per month across 47 countries, including the United States.

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Black Widow ranked No. 2 according to JustWatch — an impressive tally considering viewers had to pay $29.99 each on top of the Disney+ subscription. Rounding out the podium was Warner Bros./HBO Max’s original release No Sudden Move.

Among episodic programming, HBO Max’s “Rick and Morty,” “Yellowstone,” (Paramount+) and Netflix-licensed “Manifest” topped the podium. Notably, “Loki,” the Disney+ original series ranked 10th.

 

Data: ‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Top Streamed Movie, TV Show in June

With their sequels fairing well at the post-pandemic box office, original movies A Quiet Place from Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard ranked the top two most-streamed movies in June, according to new data from JustWatch, the international streaming guide that tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million users per month across 47 countries, including the U.S.

Other movies among the Top 10 included Nobody (released on disc June 22 by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment), In the Heights and Wrath of Man (both Warner Bros. Home Entertainment). The latter is available on disc on July 22.

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Among the most-streamed TV shows in June, animated series “Rick and Morty” on Hulu and HBO Max topped viewership in the U.S., followed by new series “Kevin Can F**k Himself” on AMC+, “Yellowstone,” “Manifest,” the canceled NBC mystery series that recently ranked No. 1 on Netflix, and the streamer’s new series “Sweet Tooth.”