Netflix Has a New Number One TV Show and It’s Terrifying

Robert Sihler

When you finish watching something on Netflix, it’s time to find something new. No one wants to waste valuable viewing time on movies and shows they don’t like, so it can be nice to have a must-watch list to help you navigate all the content.

The newest TV show on Netflix is topping the charts and it’s pretty terrifying and perfectly done.

So we put it at the top of our list along with the current top 5 shows, current top 5 movies, and 3 each of the most-watched shows and movies on Netflix.

Let’s get ready to binge!

A Nearly Normal Family

A Nearly Normal Family. Alexandra Tyrefors as Stella in A Nearly Normal Family.
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A husband, wife, and daughter seem to be the perfect suburban family. Then the police take the daughter into custody, where she’s accused of murder. Terrifying secrets spill out in this show filled with twists and turns.

Squid Game: The Challenge

Squid Game: The Challenge. Episode 106 of Squid Game: The Challenge.
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This is a reality competition inspired by the popular show. In it, 456 players face the challenges of their lives as they compete for a $4.56 million prize.

 

Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon.
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Sheldon Cooper is one of the main characters in The Big Bang Theory. Young Sheldon shows the struggles he faced growing up as a child genius in East Texas, where he was very much out of place.

 

First Wives Club

First Wives Club.
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After their marriages fall apart, three women find strength in each other and plot revenge. This series is based on the popular 1996 film of the same name.

 

The Crown

The Crown.
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Currently in its 6th season, this drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s into our contemporary times. Although critics have pointed out historical inaccuracies, the series mostly receives praise overall.

 

Leo

Leo.
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In Kashmir, Parthiban is a mild-mannered cafe owner who also rescues animals. When he fends off a group of violent gang members, he attracts the attention of a drug cartel.

 

The Secret: Dare To Dream

The Secret: Dare To Dream.
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TRI G.

Raising three children on her own is an enormous struggle for a young widow. A mysterious man brings positive change, but he also has a secret that could threaten it all.

 

Best. Christmas. Ever.

Best. Christmas. Ever! Heather Graham as Charlotte in Best. Christmas. Ever!
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Every year, Jackie sends her friend Charlotte a Christmas letter that portrays a perfect life. When events unexpectedly land Charlotte at Jackie’s home right before Christmas, we learn that the reality is much different.

 

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor.
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Film 44.

After a mission in the mountains of Afghanistan goes wrong, a Navy SEAL has to fight for survival. This 2013 film is based on true events.

 

Dampyr

Dampyr.
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Bonelli Entertainment.

Set in the Balkans during the wars of the 1990s, this movie falls into the vampire and horror genres. In it, a human with vampire blood has to face a powerful entity that poses a threat to mortals and immortals alike.

 

Squid Game

Squid Game.
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To earn badly needed cash, contestants participate in children’s games that have deadly stakes. The first season of this Korean show dominated in hours watched for several weeks.

 

Stranger Things

Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven in Stranger Things.
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Portals to a nightmarish mirror world of our own allow dangerous beasts to threaten humanity. A group of friends and a mysterious girl are about the only ones who understand the threat and combat it.

 

Red Notice

Red Notice. (Pictured) Gal Gadot as The Bishop in Red Notice.
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Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, this 2021 film has an Interpol agent on the trail of the world’s most-wanted art thief. A twist is that he gets help from one of the thief’s rivals.

 

Don’t Look Up

DON'T LOOK UP, Meryl Streep as President Janie Orlean.
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With a comet capable of destroying the planet approaching, two little-known astronomers have to warn humanity. The all-star cast includes Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, and Meryl Streep.

The 12 Most Genius Movie Plot Holes You Never Knew Were Actually Explained

Jim Carrey in The Truman Show (1998),
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Friends (and strangers) trying to sound smart by pointing out a movie mistake that isn’t really a mistake?

We found the best answers to “What infamous movie plot hole has an explanation that you’re tired of explaining?” with these 12 movie plot holes that actually have perfectly good explanations.

The 12 Most Genius Movie Plot Holes You Never Knew Were Actually Explained

19 Hyped-Up Movies That Were Actually Terrible

Brid Box.
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So, you know how there’s always this buzz around those hyped-up movies, right? Like, the ones that everyone’s talking about, the trailers that give you goosebumps, and the anticipation that’s through the roof?

Yeah, those. But here’s the kicker- sometimes, they turn out to be total duds.

19 Hyped-Up Movies That Were Actually Terrible

Unpopular Opinion: These 15 Shows Everyone Raved About, but We Couldn’t Stand

BRIDGERTON (L to R) REGÉ-JEAN PAGE as SIMON BASSET in episode 108 of BRIDGERTON
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Ever been excited about a show that someone recommended, but you couldn’t get into it? A show that everyone loved, but you couldn’t stand it? Here are 15 shows people couldn’t get into despite the hype.

Unpopular Opinion: These 15 Shows Everyone Raved About, but We Couldn’t Stand

21 HBO Originals That Are So Good, You’ll Binge-Watch Them All in One Weekend

Ariana Debose HBO Westworld Season 4 - Episode 8.
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What do you get when you combine exceptional storytelling, top-notch production values, and a lineup of talented actors? The answer lies in HBO’s extensive library of TV shows. The question: what is the best HBO TV show of all time?

21 HBO Originals That Are So Good, You’ll Binge-Watch Them All in One Weekend

No More Cliffhangers: 21 Shows on Netflix That Actually Finish Their Stories

The End of The World.
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Are you in the mood for a lazy day and some binge-watching? There’s nothing better than winding down with a couple of episodes of your favorite television show. But with so many options out there, where should you start?

No More Cliffhangers: 21 Shows on Netflix That Actually Finish Their Stories

 

 

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