Recently, Netflix announced the most-watched Korean movies worldwide in 2021. Unexpectedly, the global phenomenon Squid Game ranked first. The series even holds #1 among TV shows in 2021, reaching the TOP 10 for 11 weeks in 90 countries. The movie has a total of 2,157,050,000 hours of viewing time.
Before such an outstanding achievement, Song Joong Ki’s Vincenzo sadly stood at No. 2. The film was in the Top 10 worldwide for 278 days, trending in 56 countries. Song Joong Ki has another movie in the Top 10, Space Sweepers.
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha came in at number 3, reaching the Top 10 worldwide for 13 weeks in 52 countries. Han So Hee deserves the title of “Netflix princess” when there are 2 films in the Top 10, namely “My Name” (No. 4) and Yet (No. 6). Hellbound, which debuted in November, took the number 5 spot.
Hospital Playlist 2 has a stable record, landing at 7th. Despite being criticized as unsuccessful, Sisyphus: The Myth and Kingdom: Ashin of the North still reached the Top 10. However, compared to the massive scale of the two projects, This is still a disproportionate achievement.
Top 10 most-watched Korean movies on Netflix in 2021:
1. Squid Game (51,244 points)
2. Vincenzo (20,057 points)
3. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (13,041 points)
4. My Name (9,613 points)
5. Hellbound (7,659 points)
6. Still (7,235 points)
7. Hospital Playlist 2 (7,105 points)
8. Space Sweepers (5,662 points)
9. Sisyphus: The Myth (5,633 points)
10. Kingdom: Ashin of the North (4,765 points)