THE 33e week of the year 2023 has not been easy on the side of the streaming platform netflix. In the space of a week, the cards were again redistributed at the level of the ranking of the ten most viewed films on the said platform. But what does the new top 10 established during the week of August 14 to 20, 2023, look like?
We invite you to discover it without further delay in the lines to follow.
10. A Man Called Otto
-A3.7 I7.5 R70-
- Genres: Comedy, Drama
- Director: Marc Foster
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Mariana Trevino, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Rachell Keller, Truman Theodore Hanks
Synopsis: Since the death of his wife followed by his forced retirement, Otto Anderson plans to end his life. But just as he is about to take action, he is interrupted by a new family who has just moved into the house next door.
This is how he ends up meeting Marisol, a jovial young woman with an extraordinary sense of repartee. For the grumpy old man that is Otto, he realizes that he is dealing with a formidable adversary who does not allow himself to be stepped on. And while nothing foreshadowed such a turn, a friendship, to say the least improbable, will be born between these two diametrically opposed people.
9. Stuart Little 2
- Genres: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
- Director: Rob Minkoff
- Cast: Michael J. Fox, Jonathan Lipnicki, Anna Hoelck, Ashley Hoelck, Nathan Lane, Melanie Griffith, James Woods
Synopsis: Stuart is an adorable little white mouse who leads a happiest life with the Littles, his adoptive family. Living together on the side of Central Park in Manhattan, this happy little family really has no time to be bored for a second.
This is all the more the case for Stuart and his human brother, George and Snowbell, a cat who never stays still. As soon as they’re together, they can’t help but go all out.
8. Happiness for Beginners
-A2.4 I6.1 R31-
- Genres: Comedy, Romance
- Director: Vicky Wight
- Cast: Ellie Kemper, Luke Grimes, Nico Santos, Blythe Danner, Ben Cook, Shayvawn Webster, Julia Shiplett, Gus Birney
Synopsis: Helen Carpenter is a 32-year-old teacher who has just gone through a trying divorce. As she tries to put her life in order and find happiness again, she hesitates to get back in the saddle.
In order to give him a little boost, his brother encourages him to take part in a wilderness survival course. The latter hopes that this rather unusual experience will serve as a trigger. That said, Helen would probably not have imagined that she would meet during this adventure.
7. Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
-A3.7 I7.2 R93-
- Genres: Comedy, Drama
- Director: Sophie Hyde
- Cast: Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland, Les Mabaleka, Lennie Beare, Carina Lopes, Charlotte Ware
Synopsis: Nancy Stokes is a retired teacher who has just lost her husband. Now widowed and retired, she realizes that her years of marriage have clearly not been fulfilling, if not downright tasteless. With her late husband, she was never able to enjoy the ecstasy of carnal pleasure as it should.
In order to make up for the time lost during all these years of sexual frustration, she sets out to find a sex worker to meet her expectations. This is how Nancy will meet an attractive young man named Leo Grande ready to fill the void she has felt for far too long.
- Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
- Director: Om Raut
- Cast: Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, Sunny Singh Nijjar, Devdatta Nage, Vatsal Sheth, Trupti Toradmal, Sonal Chauhan
Synopsis: 7,000 years ago, Prince Raghava of Ayodhya from the Kingdom of Kosala traveled to an island called Lanka to rescue Janaki, his wife. The latter had been taken prisoner by Lankesh, the king of Lanka. In Hindu mythology, the epic Ramayana tells the story of a young man who is the seventh avatar of the deity Vishnu.
While his life could have taken when he was condemned to exile in the forest of Dandaka, his destiny will still lead him to brave all dangers. The latter will overcome all the obstacles on his way and manage to ascend the throne despite the machinations of his enemies.
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5. Shark Bait
-A1.7 I4.4 R30-
- Genres: Action, Drama, Thriller
- Director: James Nunn
- Cast: Holly Earl, Jack Trueman, Catherine Amy Hannay, Malachi Pullar-Latchman, Thomas Michael Flynn
Synopsis: A group of friends intend to party for days without setting any limits during their little weekend in Mexico. After a crazy night, they take two jet skis and go for a short trip to the sea.
As they play like crazy, a moment of recklessness will lead to a violent collision between them. Lost at sea and having no more jet skis in working order, they find themselves left to their own devices. And as if that weren’t ominous enough, predators lurking in the depths of the ocean are just waiting for an opportunity to attack.
-A3.3 I6.3 R56-
- Genres: Drama, Thriller
- Director: Boris Kunz
- Cast: Kostja Ullmann, Corinna Kirchhoff, Marlene Tanczik, Iris Berben, Lisa-Marie Koroll
Synopsis: In a future, humanity has acquired a technology that has revolutionized the world in many ways. Now it is possible to subtract a person’s lifespan and transfer it as desired to another person. Thanks to this process, new forms of transactions have emerged. The Aeon company, which is the designer, saw its status change overnight.
Elena, a young woman who is indebted to the point, has no choice but to give up 40 years of her life expectancy to pay off her debts. However, her husband Max does not intend to let her sacrifice their future so easily. Working within the Aeon company, he sets out to recover the years that his wife has lost. However, getting them back turns out to be more difficult than he thought.
3. Hidden Strike
- Genres: Action, Mystery, Thriller
- Director: Scott Waugh
- Cast: Jackie Chan, John Cena, Pilou Asbak, Amadeus Serafini, Wang ZhenWei, Max Huang, Lee Huang, Gong Jun
Synopsis: Luo Fen is a man working in the field of private security. One day, he finds himself in charge of a perilous mission. With his team, he will have to try to exfiltrate a group of workers held prisoner in an oil refinery located in Mosul, Iraq and operated by China.
While he must fulfill this mission, Luo Fen finds himself forced to collaborate with Chris Van Horne, a former US army officer who does not do lace. During the operation, the duo will discover that the hostage-taking is in fact only a diversion. The attackers just wanted to buy time to achieve another much more lucrative goal.
2. What Men Want
-A2.4 I5.4 R42-
- Genres: Comedy, Romance
- Director: Adam Shankman
- Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge, Josh Brener, Erykah Badu, Max Greenfield, Richard Roundtree
Synopsis: Alison “Ali” Davis is a sports agent who is excited about getting a new promotion. But unfortunately for her sees the promotion pass under her nose. In addition to this misadventure, she also encounters a lot of difficulties in love. For her, who evolves in an environment dominated by men, she thought she had identified men.
But she realizes that it is quite different. In order to change things, Alison decides to call on the services of a professional. During the session, the latter concocts him a special mixture which gives him an ability that is incredible to say the least. Now Alison is able to hear men’s thoughts.
1. Heart of Stone
-A2.5 I5.7 R32-
- Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Director: Tom Harper
- Cast: Gal Gadot, Aliat Bhatt, Jamie Doman, Matthias Schweighöfer, Jing Lusi, Sophie Okonedo
Synopsis: Rachel Stone is an intelligence agent performing all kinds of missions for Charter, the peacekeeping organization. But this time, Agent Stone finds himself in charge of a slightly more complex mission. “The Heart”, Charter’s greatest asset, is under terrible threat.
An elusive hacker aims to seize this artificial intelligence at all costs. In order to prevent the worst from happening, Agent Stone is on a mission to keep “The Heart” safe, no matter the cost.
Source : FlixPatrol