The Top 6 Most Popular Movies on Netflix Right Now

Now that Netflix has unveiled its “Top 6” feature, we have an assessment of what people are actually watching on the streaming service. Each day, the “Top 6” feature shows the most popular films and TV shows as viewed by subscribers.

But if you’re looking for not only a quick rundown of the Top 10 most popular movies on Netflix, but also a little more information on what they’re about and who’s in them, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve assembled the current list of the most popular movies on Netflix in the U.S., along with more information about each film.

Bookmark this page to keep up with how the Top 6 changes from week to week, but for now, here’s the current list:

6. Four Brothers


Director: Luke Sewell

Writer: John Singleton

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, André Benjamin, Fionnula Flanagan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Garrett Hedlund

Year: 2005

Genre: Crime Drama

What It’s About:

When an inner-city Detroit foster mother (Fionnula Flanagan) is murdered in a botched holdup, four of her now-grown adopted children suspect it was no random killing. Rising musician Jack (Garrett Hedlund), former-Marine Angel (Tyrese Gibson), hotheaded hockey player Bobby (Mark Wahlberg) and settled-down husband and father Jeremiah (André Benjamin) go on the hunt for neighborhood criminal kingpin Victor Sweet (Chiwetel Ejiofor) while being trailed themselves by the local beat cops.

5. Catch and Release


Director/Writer: Susannah Grant

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Kevin Smith, Sam Jaeger, Fiona Shaw, Juliette Lewis

Year: 2007

Genre: Romance Comedy-Drama

What It’s About:

Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray (Jennifer Garner) moves in with her late love’s best friends. While Sam (Kevin Smith) and Dennis (Sam Jaeger) do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz (Timothy Olyphant) doesn’t seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz’s defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it’ll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.

4. Shrek Forever After


Director: Mike Mitchell

Writers: Josh Klausner and Darren Lemke

Cast: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, Jon Hamm

Year: 2010

Genre: Animated Comedy

What It’s About:

Longing for the days when he was a “real ogre,” Shrek (Mike Myers) signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin that turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey (Eddie Murphy) suddenly can’t remember his best friend; Fiona (Cameron Diaz) is now a tough warrior princess; and Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) is one very fat cat! Together, they have 24 hours to restore happily forever after.

3. Without a Paddle


Director: Steven Brill

Writers: Harris Goldberg, Jay Leggett, Tom Nursall, Mitch Rouse, Fred Wolf

Cast: Seth Green, Matthew Lillard, Dax Shepard, Ethan Suplee, Abraham Benrubi, Rachel Blanchard, Burt Reynolds, Christina Moore, Bonnie Somerville, Ray Baker

Year: 2004

Genre: Action Adventure

What It’s About:

Three childhood friends go into the Oregon wilderness in search of lost treasure. They take a canoe upriver and everything that can go wrong, does. Hunted by two backwoods farmers, they encounter death-defying rapids, tree-hugging hippie chicks and a crazy old mountain man played by Burt Reynolds.

2. Cleaner


Director: Renny Harlin

Writer: Matthew Aldrich

Cast: Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, Keke Palmer

Year: 2008

Genre: Crime Thriller

What It’s About:

Single father and former cop Tom Carver (Samuel L. Jackson) has an unusual vocation — he cleans up crime scenes. But when he’s called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Carver is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased crucial evidence, entangling himself in a dirty criminal cover up.

1. The Call


Director: Brad Anderson

Writer: Richard D’Ovidio

Cast: Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, Michael Imperioli

Year: 2013

Genre: Mystery Thriller

What It’s About:

In this heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat thriller, veteran 911 operator Jordan (Halle Berry) takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl (Abigail Breslin) who has been kidnapped and thrown into the trunk of a madman’s car. But with the clock ticking, Jordon soon realizes she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life and put an end to a serial killer’s haunting rampage.

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