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Top 10 Most Watched Non-English Movies On Netflix In October (2022)

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Netflix is no doubt the global film distributor sought after for movie production. The movies on Netflix gain popularity and rank as viewers across the world stream series of movies, tv shows, and a lot more in different genres and languages.

This week(October 3-October 9, 2022), Netflix’s Top 10 Non-English films were ranked according to the number of weekly hours; the total number of hours that Netflix members worldwide watched each title from Monday – Sunday of the previous week viewed globally. Keep scrolling to find out what films and why they have made it to Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 list.

10.  Saakini Daakini

Saakini Daakini, released on 16 September 2022, is a Telugu-based Action-comedy Indian movie. Produced as a spin-off from the 2017 South Korean film Midnight Runners, the movie tells the story of two female police trainees, Shalini and Damini, who start their relationship with hatred and become best friends after an encounter in a forest during training. They both witness gangsters kidnapping a girl to make her one of the unfortunate women in their egg-harvesting ring. Shalini and Damini worked together to save the girl and other girls from gangsters.

WHY SAAKINI DAAKINI RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10 ?

Saakini Daakini is viewed mainly in 4 Asian countries on Netflix; Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, and the Maldives. And meeting the requirement of Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10, Saakini Daakini was in 1,370,000 hours this week.

9.   Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga

Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga is also a Telugu language Indian film. It is a romantic drama released on the 2nd of September 2002. The drama revolves around two best childhood friends, Radha and Rishi, who were children of best friend parents, Ramu, and Chanti, that loved each other at age 14. A tricky incident made the children stop talking to each other till they were grown up, with their love still very much growing within them. They got caught in the political thirst of Arjun (Radha’s brother). Who will help reunite both families?

WHY RANGA RANGA VAIBHAVANGA RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga amassed 1,620,000 hours at the end of the previous week. Meeting the weekly hour requirement, Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga ranked 9th on Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10

8.  Brazil 2002 – Behind the Scenes of Brazil’s Fifth FIFA World Cup Victory

The throwback of Brazil’s FIFA World Cup Victory is a documentary that entails the behind-the-scenes of Brazil’s winning the World Cup, the 2002 soccer team in Japan. ‘Brazil 2002: The Real Story is a documentary feature showcasing football stars of the winning team and others worldwide. The history documented as a film revealed the unseen footage of the players of the 2002 tournament.

WHY BRAZIL’S FIFA WORLD CUP VICTORY RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

It was the 20th anniversary of the most incredible team in Brazilian and global football history. The backbone story was viewed on Netflix globally in 1,770,000 hours through the previous week, ranking it 8th in Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 non-English films.

7.  ATHENA

Athena was released on the 2nd of September previously, and 23 September 2022 (Netflix). It is a French Action drama film with French and Arabic as the language used in the scenes. The plot reveals the chaos flaring in a neighborhood called Athena and focuses on the plight of Algerian brothers Karim, Moktar, and Abdel. They are decorated soldiers and lose their brother Idir to a brutal killing. Each of the living brothers is; a decorated soldier in the French Army, a drug dealer, and the third, a community leader, outraged by the racist murder of Idir.

WHY ATHENA RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

On Netflix, ATHENA was viewed in 10 countries from Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania in the previous week and has ranked three times in the category. Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 ranked it 7th as it was viewed in a total of 2,830,000 hours.

6.  Jumping from High Places

Jumping from High Places is an Italian romantic comedy film on Netflix, released on October 5, 2022. The film revealed Sole, a generalized anxiety disorder girl who lost her best friend to a car accident, an incident that hunts her every day. Being off meds and constantly suffering from panic attacks, Sole had a list of things she wanted to do until she got a job as a waitress, but her anxiety increased. With the help of her friends, Sole thought she had overcome it until she got away from her comfort zone.

WHY JUMPING FROM HIGH PLACES RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Jumping From High Places was viewed most in 8 countries in the Europe continent, and it ranked 6th on Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 with a total of 3,700,000 hours.

5.  Togo

Togo is Walt Disney Production and American Historical adventure film released on December 20, 2019. The story went in the early 1910s-1920s, Where muster Leonard Seppala raised his dog, a Siberian Husky breed, Togo. Togo, who was thought to be weak and unfit for the sledding dog packs, with the support of Seppala’s wife Constance, the young dog turns out to be better than other sledding dogs. When a diphtheria outbreak in None, Alaska, Seppala, with the skill to journey 600 miles, set off with Togo in the frozen weather to get the serum for a diphtheria cure.

WHY TOGO RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Togo has trended on Netflix to amass a total of 4,140,000 viewed hours to rank 5th on Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 list from the previous week.

4.  Plan A Plan B

Plan A Plan B, released on 30 September 2022, is an Indian rom-com film in Hindi. The story of an uptight lawyer, Kosty, who specializes in divorce, and Vora, an earnest matchmaker fixing marriages, got their place of work next to each other. Their relationship starts with a growing conflict due to the contrast in their profession, but affection gets instilled in them over time, and love happened.

WHY PLAN A PLAN B RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Plan A Plan B has ranked twice in the category of non-English films. Most viewed in Asia and streamed in 11 countries all together has 5,130,000 viewed hours to rank 4th in Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10

3.  Old People

Old People is a 2022 German horror, and thriller film streamed on Netflix as a non-English film. The movie reminded modern society not to neglect aged people and care for them. The story revealed how a woman with kids went to her hometown for her sister’s wedding. Both sisters went to get their father out of their father from retirement home but were soon purchased by other older people that escaped to embark on a killing spree.

WHY OLD PEOPLE RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Aside from the thrilling story, Old people streamed to rank in third place in  Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10  as it was viewed in 11 countries on Netflix for 6,480,000 hours.

2.  Laal Singh Chaddha

Laal Singh Chaddha was released on August 12, 2022, as a Hindi film and a spin-off of the 1997 American movie Forrest Gump. The Indian film tells the story of a boy, Laal, with weak legs who later found he could run after a bullying incident and his best friend, Rupa. Both were fated under the unfavorable circumstances that separated them; a war between India and Pakistan in 1999 took a lot from them. Friendship and love were lost but found again after years of tests.

WHY LAAL SINGH CHADDHA RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Laal Singh Chaddha ranked was streamed to rank 2nd place in Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10. It was viewed mainly in Asia but 13 countries globally for 6,630,000 hours.

1.   Aníkúlápó

Aníkúlápó is a Nigerian epic fantasy Netflix-distribute film, indigenously representing the Yoruba culture. It was released on 30 September 2022 and told the story of Saro, who is a textile weaver and has a forbidden romance with Queen Arolake. Falling in love with each other, brought power and  popularity for Saro, but he soon became prideful and made outrageous demands from the villagers. Arolake deserts him and destroys his source of power.

WHY ANÍKÚLÁPÓ RANKED IN NETFLIX’S WEEKLY GLOBAL TOP 10?

Aníkúlápó has ranked in the category of Non-English films twice in Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10 since its release. Viewed in 24 countries across the world from Europe, mostly America and Nigeria in Africa for 8,730,000 hours beating other titles in this category.

Nigerian Nollywood movies, especially Aníkúlápó going places with the exceptional role and character delivery which has been trending and streamed more than any other Non-English films globally — well deserved the position in Netflix’s Weekly Global Top 10!

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