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The 10 Most Popular Movies on Netflix Right Now

“Project Power” remains in the #1 spot two weeks following its release.

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Leading the most popular movies on Netflix is “Project Power”, a Netflix original starring Jamie Foxx, Dominique Fishback, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. 

The movie has held the #1 spot for two weeks now, since its premiere on August 14.

Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulamn, “Project Power” centers on the production of an ominous pill that grants short-lived superpowers to those who consume it. However, all that glitters is not gold, for the consumption of the pill comes with its side effects. 

An ex-soldier, a cop, and a teenage dealer come together in an effort to pin down the creators of the pill and put an end to the pill’s power.

The 2019 film, “Drunk Parents”, starring Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek, rank second. Despite its popularity however, the film doesn’t appear to have the best ratings according to reviews on IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes

Other popular films include “The Sleepover” (Netflix Original), “Despicable Me”, and the classic “Jurassic Park”.

For the full list of the streaming service’s top 10 movies and their complementary trailers, continue reading.

10. “Fearless” (Netflix Original)

“A teen gamer is forced to level up to full-time babysitter when his favorite video game drops three superpowered infants from space into his backyard” (Netflix).

9. “Jurassic Park”

“A multimillionaire unveils a theme park where visitors can see live dinosaurs, but an employee tampers with the security system and the dinos escape” (Netflix).

8. “Seventh Son”

“In the 18th century, apprentice exorcist Tom Ward is the lynchpin in a battle between good and evil when imprisoned witch Mother Malkin escapes” (Netflix).

7. “Despicable Me”

“Villainous Gru hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care” (Netflix).

6. “The Lost Husband”

“Looking to start anew, a widow retreats with her children to her aunt’s goat farm, where the ranch’s manager helps her navigate country life and loss” (Netflix).

5. “1BR”

“Seeking her independence, a young woman moves to Los Angeles and settles into a cozy apartment complex with a disturbing sense of community” (Netflix).

4. “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”

“Resurrected from the 1960s animated series “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” canine genius Mr. Peabody and young Sherman take a dizzying ride through time” (Netflix).

3. “The Sleepover” (Netflix Original)

“What do you do if your parents are kidnapped by a crew of international thieves? You begin a wild overnight adventure — complete with spy gear” (Netflix).

2. “Drunk Parents”

“Two desperate parents go to extreme lengths to hide their dire financial straits from their daughter and friends” (Netflix).

  1. “Project Power” (Netflix Original)

“An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers” (Netflix).

Be sure to check out these movies given their popularity, especially “Project Power” that has now been a fan-favorite for two weeks. Let’s see if it’ll last another week as #1.

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