Most popular Netflix movies of all time: 'Red Notice,' 'The Gray Man' – Insider


Description: “With college decisions looming, Elle juggles her long-distance romance with Noah, changing relationship with bestie Lee and feelings for a new classmate.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 27%
What critics said: “You can soak in the movie’s basic premise and overacting just as long as you know this pool’s shallow.” — RogerEbert.com
Description: “Hit man Frank Sheeran looks back at the secrets he kept as a loyal member of the Bufalino crime family in this acclaimed film from Martin Scorsese.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 95%
What critics said: “While ‘The Irishman’ is like many mob movies about violence and betrayal, it’s a work of a filmmaker who has earned the right to sum up this genre.” — NPR
Description: “Released from prison into a society that won’t forgive her, a woman convicted of murder searches for the little sister she was forced to leave behind.”
Rotten Tomatoes critics score: 37%
What critics said: “A dreadful and dreary melodrama … despite Bullock’s noble efforts to play against type, ‘The Unforgivable’ is largely forgettable.” — Salon
Description: “An aspiring musician agrees to a marriage of convenience with a soon-to-deploy Marine, but a tragedy soon turns their fake relationship all too real.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 32%
What critics said: “This super-cheap Netflix Original is so determined to satisfy the algorithm that it would lack any coherent sense of self if not for the fact that it was chiefly designed as a star vehicle for Disney Channel grad Sofia Carson.” — Indiewire
Description: “A hardened mercenary’s mission becomes a soul-searching race to survive when he’s sent into Bangladesh to rescue a drug lord’s kidnapped son.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 67%
What critics said: “The one big weapon it has — Hemsworth’s ability to juxtapose his brawn with approachable charm — is one it never pulls from its holster.” — Polygon 
Description: “After accidentally crash-landing in 2022, time-traveling fighter pilot Adam Reed teams up with his 12-year-old self on a mission to save the future.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 69%
What critics said: “It’s an assemblage of ideas from other popular films that just hangs there with little cohesion. It’s like watching a movie that hasn’t been made yet.” — Vulture
Description: “When a shadowy CIA agent uncovers damning agency secrets, he’s hunted across the globe by a sociopathic rogue operative who’s put a bounty on his head.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 46%
What critics said: “The film exists to set up sequels, to spend money on fancy location shoots, and to look glamorous and exciting; every harder edge has been sanded down to nothing.” — The Atlantic
Description: “Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 64%
What critics said: “Unfortunately, Bird Box puts these performers through familiar paces, in roles of such tight typecasting that they seem like recurring characters in an extended TV series.” — New Yorker
Description: “Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 55%
What critics said: “McKay’s movies are not particularly pointed in their satire and, as time has gone on, have increasingly settled into their preferred form of a harangue.” — Vulture
Description: “An FBI profiler pursuing the world’s most wanted art thief becomes his reluctant partner in crime to catch an elusive crook who’s always one step ahead.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 36%
What critics said: “Red Notice is limp and dull, and does more to showcase the shortcomings of each of its marquee idols than it does to highlight their bankable charisma.” — Vanity Fair
Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.
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