These Are The 11 Most Watched Netflix Series Ever

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Talking about watching series and not thinking of Netflix is almost impossible these days. The streaming service began in 1997 as a mail-order movie rental service, but quickly grew to what it is today when it migrated to the internet, becoming one of the biggest references when it comes to series production on a global scale.

In today's article, we've selected the eleven most-watched Netflix series according to data released by the company itself. The order will be ascending, from the least watched to the most watched! Is your favorite among them? Follow us to find out!

All of Us Are Dead (2022)

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All of Us Are Dead is a South Korean series produced by the streaming platform in 2022 based on the manhwa Now at Our School, written and illustrated by Joo Dong-Geun. It ranks eleventh among the most-watched Netflix series of all time, accumulating a total of 55,500,000 hours watched.

In the story, a group of teenagers end up trapped at school because of a zombie epidemic that is spreading through the city. Among the survivors who have to fight to escape alive is Nam On-Jo (Park Ji-Hoo), a young girl who knows a lot about survival thanks to her father who works as a rescue worker and is doing everything he can to get to the school and save her and her friends.

Berlin (2023)

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Berlin is a spin-off series from La Casa de Papel that was launched in 2023 and has a total of 56,700,000 hours watched, making it the tenth most watched Netflix series. The first season was very well received by the public and garnered positive reviews from fans of the franchise.

The plot this time focuses on the jewel thief Berlin (Pedro Alonso) before he finds out about his illness and takes part in the Mint operation. Here he conducts a robbery of one of the biggest auction houses in Paris, establishing himself as the criminal he later became known as.

Who Killed Sara? (2021)

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Full of mystery and suspense, Who Killed Sara? was also very well received by the public. Its number of hours watched hit 58,400,000 in its first season, making it the ninth most-watched Netflix series to date.

The entire plot of the series launched in 2021 focuses on the saga of Alex (Manolo Cardona). He was imprisoned on charges of killing his own sister and served an 18-year sentence. On his release from prison, Alex decides to track down the family who framed him and take revenge to restore his reputation.

Lupin (2021)

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The first season of Lupin was an unquestionable success, reaching a total of 99,500,000 hours watched. It is one of the most-watched Netflix series of all time, accumulating many positive comments from the public regarding the development of its plot.

The protagonist here is presented as a kind of anti-hero, someone who uses his skills to avenge his father who has been wronged by a family. A journalist tries to help him in his mission, but ends up suffering the consequences of her meddling.

La casa de papel (2017)

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La Casa de Papel was very popular at the time of its release and, in its fourth season, has become one of the most watched Netflix series. It tells the story of how a group of thieves managed to break into the Spanish Mint with a manipulative criminal known as the "Professor", controlling the police so that the plan would work.

The fourth season of the franchise achieved 106,000,000 hours watched, which gives it seventh place among Netflix's most famous series according to the time viewers spent on its episodes. To this day, the title attracts a lot of attention from the public and even its spin-off series, Berlin, is also on this list, due to its popularity.

The Queen's Gambit (2020)

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Released in 2020, The Queen's Gambit has only one season in its repertoire and yet it ranks sixth among the most-watched Netflix series. The story has 112,800,000 hours watched worldwide and is always highly praised for the creative way in which the plot is handled, both by critics and the general public.

Here we follow a young girl in the 1950s who has been raised in an orphanage. She tries to cope with the various difficulties that come her way, such as addiction, with the help of chess, a game in which she is considered a true prodigy. Her goal is to become the number one player in the world. The series features scenes full of social criticism, such as the final scene where the protagonist appears as the only female competitor in a famous chess championship.

Bridgerton (2020)

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Another title that caught the public's attention in its first season was Bridgerton, a series based on the books written by American author Julia Quinn. Launched in 2020, it has already accumulated around 113,300,000 hours watched in its first season alone, making it the fifth most-watched Netflix series of all time.

The focus here is the historical and fictional romance experienced by the young Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and the Duke of Hastings (René-Jean Page). It all begins when they are both introduced to English society and its balls, which are real matchmaking markets. Together, they hatch a plan to feign romance and free themselves from the social obligations of a possible marriage, but end up having real feelings for each other.

DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (2022)

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Full of psychological terror and strong scenes, Dahmer is not a series for the faint of stomach. It's based on the true story of American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, played by actor Evan Peters, who was the focus of one of the most notorious cases in the entire United States.

As the fourth most-watched Netflix series, Dahmer collected 115,600,000 hours watched in its only season. In the course of its episodes, viewers may encounter many uncomfortable scenes, especially with regard to issues such as racism and cannibalism, so be warned of possible triggers if you are interested in watching this production.

Stranger Things (2016)

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Stranger Things is the current darling of fans of fantasy, suspense and horror series. The show was released in 2016 and was one of the first to boost Netflix's production of original series. Years later, with the release of the fourth season, it reached the milestone of 140,700,000 hours watched, taking the bronze medal among the most-watched Netflix series.

Here we follow the unfolding of various strange events in the fictional town of Hawkins. Things only get worse when a boy goes missing and a girl with strange supernatural powers appears. A group of children come together to investigate what is going on and the discoveries made are all frightening and haunting.

Wandinha (2022)

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Wandinha is the silver medal winner among the most-watched Netflix series. The title was launched in 2022 and already has 252,100,000 hours watched by the general public. It's one of the best Netflix series for young people according to viewers and critics who are eagerly awaiting the second season.

Actress Jenna Ortega is the main character, daughter of the well-known couple Morticia (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Gomez Addams (Luis Guzmán), who ends up being transferred to a school for supernatural beings after being expelled from a school for humans. Wandinha doesn't have the best of moods and doesn't want to get involved with other people, but as the plot progresses, she discovers that this isn't quite how things work and that making friends can be essential in many ways.

Round 6 (2021)

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But the undefeated winner of the most-watched series belt is the South Korean drama Round 6, produced by Hwan Dong-Hyuk. The amount of 265,200,000 hours watched already shows how much the public loved the story of the work, which is loaded with heavy social criticism and apprehensive scenes capable of leaving the viewer's heart in their mouth.

The plot revolves around a game where people excluded by society end up being summoned to bet their lives on childish games in exchange for a sum of money. The protagonist Gi-Hun (Lee Jung Jae) is the first person we see fall into this trap after we see how miserable his life is and how desperate he is for money.


Netflix has a large number of series and its number of subscribers grows every day, increasing the number of views of its works, but for now, this is the top 11 of the most watched Netflix series of all time. Have you found your favorite among those mentioned here? Share it with us in the comments! Also check out our article on the seven movies with plot twists you need to watch!

Nick Narukame
With a degree in Literature from Universidade Federal Fluminense, I've been producing content about geek culture for over a decade. My passion for movies, games, apps and chocolate has been the fuel for my writing, which has found a place in outlets such as Curioso Geekamong others.

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