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Netflix Top 10 Shows and Movies: New Releases and Trending Today, November 8

Brianna Riccio, Gianna Riccio, and Holly Taylor, Manifest

Brianna Riccio, Gianna Riccio, and Holly Taylor, Manifest


Manifest is all about science-fiction mystery, but its status as a Netflix hit is nothing but fact. The series is the most-watched show on Netflix on Tuesday, Nov. 8, following the release of Season 4 Part 1 last week. It’s holding off Love Is Blind, which recently released new episodes and sits in second place. On the movie side, family films rule the list. Enola Holmes 2, The Bad Guys, and Hotel Transylvania 2 are one-two-three on Netflix’s Top 10 movies list. New on the list are examples of two types of films that always sneak their way onto the back end of the list, an action flick (Mark Wahlberg’s Mile 22) and a classic from the ’90s (Whitney Houston’s The Bodyguard). 

But as we all know, popular doesn’t necessarily mean good. Below, we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick take on whether they’re actually worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what will be on the Top 10 list tomorrow.

New Netflix Shows and Movies Today – Highlights

  • The Claus Family 2: Dutch family film about a jolly old man and his homies.
  • Minions & More Volume 2: Mo’ Minions, mo’ problems.
  • Neal Brennan: Blocks: Comedian Neal Brennan tells jokes at people.
  • Triviaverse: An intereactive trivia game like those ones on the back of the seat on an airplane. I got 5600 points on my first try. Beat it! 

Today’s Top 10 Netflix TV Shows

Sally McNeil, Killer Sally

Sally McNeil, Killer Sally


1. Manifest

For fans of: Doomed flights, twists and turns, Lost
Is it good?: It’ll keep you on your toes
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

2. Love Is Blind

For fans of: Human drama, utter emotional chaos
Is it good?: Yes, but with Season 3 coming just a few months after Season 2, we’re feeling some diminishing returns
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

3. From Scratch

For fans of: Crying and falling in love and crying some more
Is it good?: It will sweep you away
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

4. Killer Sally

For fans of: When the world of bodybuilding meets the world of true crime
Is it good?: It’s not special but still better than the standard murder docuseries
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

5. Buying Beverly Hills

For fans of: Kyle Richards’ family, California real estate
Is it good?: It’s no Selling Sunset
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

6. Inside Man

For fans of: That Silence of the Lambs relationship, British psychological thrillers
Is it good?: It’s a decent four-episode burner with great performances
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

7. The Watcher

For fans of: Lifetime movies with better casts, suspenseful shlock, real estate, AHS: Murder House
Is it good?: It’s a mostly empty, addictive page-turner with a great cast
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

8. Blockbuster

For fans of: NBC sitcoms, the cruel irony of Netflix making a show about Blockbuster
Is it good?: It’s as stale as old popcorn
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

9. Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

For fans of: Tales from the Crypt, blood, monsters
Is it good?: It’s fun and spooky
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

10. Big Mouth

For fans of: Vile, disgusting things like puberty and horny teenagers
Is it good?: Six seasons in and it’s still a reliably good (and super gross) time
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 10

More on Netflix:

Today’s Top 10 Netflix Movies

Henry Cavill, Millie Bobbie Brown, and Sam Claflin, Enola Holmes

Henry Cavill, Millie Bobbie Brown, and Sam Claflin, Enola Holmes


1. Enola Holmes 2

For fans of: Teen detectives, Enola Holmes
Is it good?: It’s a delightful sequel
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

2. The Bad Guys

For fans of: Cool-looking animation, that Billie Eilish song
Is it good?: Kids love it because it’s a lot of fun
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

3. Hotel Transylvania 2

For fans of: Animated Adam Sandler, Halloween
Is it good?: There are worse ways to kill 90 minutes
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

4. The Good Nurse

For fans of: Great casts, tense medical dramas, true crime
Is it good?: It’s a smart thriller with great performances
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

5. Enola Holmes

For fans of: Riffs on Sherlock Holmes, Millie Bobby Brown
Is it good?: It’s super charming
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

6. The Gunman

For fans of: Generic action thrillers
Is it good?: It doesn’t hit the target
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

7. All Quiet on the Western Front

For fans of: Classic literature, anti-war war movies
Is it good?: It’s one of the best Netflix movies of the year
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

8. Mile 22

For fans of: Mark Wahlberg – action star
Is it good?: Nah
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: n/a

9. The Bodyguard

For fans of: Always loving someone, Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston
Is it good?: It’s one of your mom’s favorite romances
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: n/a

10. Oblivion

For fans of: Mid-period Tom Cruise movies, dystopian sci-fi
Is it good?: It’s not Cruise’s best, but decent Cruise is still pretty good
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows and Movies lists and new releases for Tuesday, Nov. 8

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