Top 10 Trending Movies on Netflix (Updated)

Top 10 Trending Movies on Netflix (Updated)

Watching a movie is a great way to relax and unwind after a stressful week or day. Whatever your streak, there are many genres to pick from and Netflix has your back. As we obviously can’t visit the cinema, due to the pandemic, Netflix is a great alternative to keep up with movies and series. Ever heard of Netflix and Chill? It is time to chill with Netflix; these are the top 10 trending movies and series on Netflix at this time.

1. Work It

An awkward 18-year-old achieves near-perfection by sheer hard work. She vows to transform her gawkiness through dance, and refine her skills until she competes at a competition. She vows to get into her late father’s alma mater by transforming herself and a misfit squad into dance competition.

Director: Laura Terruso

Cast: Sabrina Carpenter, Jordan Fisher, Liza Koshy

Genres: Teen Movies, Comedies

Runtime: 1hr 33mins     Rating: 13+

2. Diamonds in the Sky

Three families navigate uncertainty and struggle when cancer affects their lives and presents emotional challenges that test their bonds.

Director: Kunle Afolayan

Cast: Joke Silva, Omowunmi Dada, Bimbo Akintola, Femi Adebayo, Toyin Abraham

Genres: African Movies, Nollywood Movies, Dramas

Runtime: 1hr 52mins     Rating: 13+


Three actresses must each resolve their conflicting romances to prevent their personal drama from going public and wrecking their careers. The three young ladies take us on a journey of faith and fate.

Director: Pascal Amanfo

Cast: Yvonne Nelson, Yvonne Okoro, Alexandra Amon, Prince David Osei, Tobi Bakre

Genres: African Movies, Dramas, Showbiz Dramas, Romantic Movies

Runtime: 1hr 45mins     Rating: 13+

4. Sin City

A busy couple tries to give their love life a boost by taking an impromptu weekend trip only to find their relationship tested in unexpected ways. What events unravel? Find out in this thriller.

Director: Pascal Amanfo

Cast: Yvonne Nelson, Kunle Remi, Adjetey Anang, Oscar Provencal, Michelle McKinney Hammond

Genres: African Movies, Thriller Movies, Mysteries

Runtime: 1hr 41mins     Rating: 18+

5. The Umbrella Academy

A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world. Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets and a looming threat to humanity.

Director: Steve Blackman

Cast: Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Emmy Raver-Lampman

Genres: Sci-Fi TV, TV Shows, Action, Adventure

Runtime: 1hr 5mins     Rating: 16+

6. Seriously Single

While her free-living bestie urges her to embrace singlehood, a commitment-craving social media expert can’t stop following the life of a former love.

Director: Katleho Ramaphakela, Rethabile Ramaphakela

Cast: Fulu Mugovhani, Tumi Morake, Bohang Moeko, Yonda Thomas

Genres: South African Movies, African Movies, Comedies, Romantic Movies

Runtime: 1hr 47mins     Rating: 16+

7. Ayamma

Ayamma, Music in the Forest is a magical fusion cultural film. It explores the rich culture of Africa most specifically the Ibibio people of Nigeria. An engaged prince dreams of a beautiful, singing maiden and is then shocked to come across a woman who looks and sounds exactly like her.

Director: Chris Eneaji

Cast: Adesuwa Wellington, Wale Ojo, Majid Michel, Therese Edem

Genres: African Movies, Dramas, Romantic Movies

Runtime: 1hr 41mins     Rating: 16+

8. It is Okay to Not to be Okay

The Boy who Fed on Nightmares. Moon Gang-tae has a striking run-in with his brother’s favourite author, Ko Mun-yeong, when she comes to his hospital read to the children. The series tells an unusual romance story between two people who end up healing each other’s emotional and psychological wounds.

Director: Park Shin-woo, Jo Yong

Cast: Kim Soo-hyun, Seo Yea-ji, Oh Jung-se, Park Gyu-young

Genres: Romantic TV Dramas, Romantic TV Comedians, Korean TV Shows

Runtime: 1hr 14mins     Season: 1     Rating: 13+

9. The Governor

When sudden tragedy forces a deputy to step into the role of the Governor, she faces grueling political and personal tests in order to lead her state. 

Director: Mo Abudu

Cast: Caroline Chikezie, Bimbo Manuel, Lord Frank, Edmond Enaibe

Genres: Political TV Shows, TV Dramas

Runtime: 3hr 54mins     Season: 1     Rating: 13+

10. Breaking In

At her late father’s highly secure estate, a mother’s getaway with her children turns a dangerous rescue mission when threats invade their home. Shaun Russell, a mother, fights against four criminals hiding inside a high-security house in order to save her children.

Director: James McTeigue

Cast: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden

Genres: Thriller Movies

Runtime: 1hr 28mins     Rating: 16+

Please watch and drop your reviews in the comment section below. 

Top 10 Trending Movies on Netflix (Updated)
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