What’s Popular on Netflix This Week: June 19th, 2019


Murder Mystery is what’s popular on Netflix right now – Scott Yamano / Netflix

Welcome to our second weekly posting on what’s hot and popular on Netflix right now. Through multiple data sources, including Netflix themselves, we can provide you with a list of titles that fellow Netflixers are watching and hopefully can give you a few ideas on what to watch next.

If you missed last weeks what’s hot article, we strongly advise you head back as Black Mirror, Lucifer and Outlander dominated our lists.

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Every Wednesday, the Netflix social accounts for the United Kingdom reveal the top 10s for the week. Only Netflix UK currently outputs these lists at present.

Note: any titles which are regional dependent are marked in italics.

Top 10 Titles of the Week

  1. Murder Mystery (2019) NEW
  2. Black Mirror
  3. When They See Us
  4. Despicable Me 3
  5. I Am Mother
  6. Jane the Virgin
  7. Designated Survivor
  8. Good Girls
  9. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  10. WHAT / IF

Top 10 Series on Netflix UK This Week

  1. Black Mirror
  2. When They See Us
  3. Jane the Virgin
  4. Designated Survivor
  5. Good Girls
  6. WHAT / IF
  7. Jessica Jones
  8. Trinkets
  9. Gavin & Stacey
  10. Dead to Me

Top 10 Movies on Netflix UK This Week

  1. Murder Mystery
  2. Despicable Me 3
  3. I Am Mother
  4. Spider-Man: Homecoming
  5. Baby Driver
  6. Always Be My Maybe
  7. Snatch
  8. Little Fockers
  9. Transformers: The Last Knight
  10. Storks

Top 10 Documentaries on Netflix UK This Week

  1. The Chef Show
  2. Blue Planet II
  3. Our Planet
  4. Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now
  5. Last Breath
  6. Rolling Thunder Revue
  7. World War II in Colour
  8. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
  9. Louis Theroux
  10. The Ted Bundy Tapes

Top 10 Reality Shows on Netflix UK This Week

  1. America’s Got Talent
  2. Awake: The Million Dollar Game
  3. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
  4. Jailbirds
  5. RuPaul’s Drag Race
  6. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
  7. You Vs. Wild
  8. Nailed It!
  9. Sugar Rush
  10. Girls Incarcerated

Top 10 Non-English Language Titles on Netflix UK This Week

  1. How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)
  2. Black Spot
  3. The Rain
  4. Rock My Heart
  5. High Seas
  6. The 12th Man
  7. Luka Chuppi
  8. 3%
  9. Jinn
  10. Killer Ratings

I should be no surprise the newest Adam Sandler movies have shot up to the top of the Netflix lists.

According to Netflix, almost 31 million subscribers watched Murder Mystery and their viewership figures only cover those who have watched 70% or more of the movie.


What’s on Netflix What’s Hot Right Now

Using data from our what’s new on Netflix page, we’re able to determine our own list of what’s popular at the moment.

Naturally, this list is very specific to the US and has a smaller userbase than Netflix themselves but is worthy of publishing.

This week on our list the thriller movie, Beneath the Leaves sits at the top of the list.

Note: This list covers Netflix US and any regional specific titles are marked in italics.  

  1. Beneath the Leaves
  2. Ralph Breaks the Internet
  3. Outlander
  4. I Am Mother
  5. A Royal Affair (En kongelig affaere)
  6. Platoon
  7. Equilibrium
  8. The Grinch
  9. Black Spot
  10. What/If

TVTime Top 10

Every week, the guys at TVTime, a TV show tracking app, publish their list of the top 10 shows at the moment. We’ve included their list below removing any shows that aren’t available on Netflix such as Game of Thrones and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Once again, Lucifer sits at the top of their most popular list.

  1. Lucifer
  2. Good Girls
  3. Friends
  4. The 100
  5. Marvel’s Jessica Jones
  6. Grey’s Anatomy
  7. Designated Survivor
  8. Trinkets

IMDb Popularity List

IMDb is home to the worlds biggest database on movies and TV shows. Every week, we’ll look at what’s in their top titles list and list all of those that are either Netflix Originals or available on Netflix.

  • Black Mirror (Ranks #2)
  • I Am Mother (Ranks #5)
  • When They See Us (Ranks #8)
  • Designated Survivor (Ranks #14)
  • Lucifer (Ranks #18)
  • Tales of the City  (Ranks #19)
  • Murder Mystery (Ranks #23)
  • Dark (Ranks #24)
  • Always Be My Maybe (Ranks #25)
  • Stranger Things (Ranks #30)
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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming Netflix movies, series and games. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com