STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — If you’re looking for recommendations to watch a new movie or binge a television show — look no further than Netflix’s most popular media of 2022.
In a press release, Netflix shared it’s the most-watched streamer, with more spots in the Nielsen Top 10 than all other streamers combined. The content service had the No. 1 original series 46 out of 48 weeks in 2022, and almost half of the top weekly movie spots on streaming platforms.
These are the top 10 movies and top 10 television shows of 2022.
MOST POPULAR TV SHOWS OF 2022
10. Virgin River: Season 4
Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what (and who) she finds.
9. The Umbrella Academy: Season 3
Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity.
8. The Sandman: Season 1
After years of imprisonment, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.
7. The Watcher: Season 1
Ominous letters. Strange neighbors. Sinister threats. A family moves into their suburban New Jersey dream home, only to discover they’ve inherited a nightmare.
6. Ozark: Season 4
A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
5. Inventing Anna
Audacious entrepreneur or con artist? A journalist chases down the story of Anna Delvey, who convinced New York’s elite she was a German heiress.
4. Bridgerton: Season 2
The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.
Across more than a decade, 17 teen boys and young men were murdered by convicted killer Jeffrey Dahmer. How did he evade arrest for so long?
2. Wednesday: Season 1
Smart, sarcastic and a little dead inside, Wednesday Addams investigates a murder spree while making new friends — and foes — at Nevermore Academy.
1. Stranger Things 4
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.
MOST POPULAR MOVIES OF 2022
10. Day Shift
An LA vampire hunter has a week to come up with the cash to pay for his kid’s tuition and braces. Trying to make a living these days just might kill him.
9. The Man from Toronto
A case of mistaken identity forces a bumbling entrepreneur to team up with a notorious assassin known as The Man from Toronto in hopes of staying alive.
8. Senior Year
A cheerleading stunt gone wrong landed her in a 20-year coma. Now she’s 37, newly awake and ready to live out her high school dream: becoming prom queen.
7. Enola Holmes 2
Enola takes on her first official case as a detective, but to solve the mystery of a missing girl, she’ll need help from friends — and brother Sherlock.
6. The Sea Beast
When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into uncharted waters — and make history to boot.
5. The Tinder Swindler
Posing as a wealthy, jet-setting diamond mogul, he wooed women online then conned them out of millions of dollars. Now some victims plan for payback.
When a down-on-his-luck basketball scout finds a potential superstar in Spain, he sets out to prove they both have what it takes to make it in the NBA.
3. Purple Hearts
Aspiring singer-songwriter Cassie Salazar has one thing on her mind: sharing her voice with the world. Chasing her dreams isn’t exactly easy when she’s juggling multiple jobs and trying to keep her Type I diabetes at bay. Raised by an immigrant single mother and navigating a cruel health-care system, Cassie has seen how the “Land of the Free” has been everything but for people like her.
2. The Adam Project
After accidentally crash-landing in 2022, time-traveling fighter pilot Adam Reed teams up with his 12-year-old self on a mission to save the future.
1. The Gray Man
When a shadowy CIA agent uncovers damning agency secrets, he’s hunted across the globe by a sociopathic rogue operative who’s put a bounty on his head.
Netflix introduced a new plan with ads and one stream in HD, the Basic with ads, for $6.99 a month.
The Basic plan that allows for just one stream in HD is $9.99 per month.
The Standard plan — which allows for two streams at the same time and full HD streaming — went up is $15.49.
The price of Netflix’s Premium plan, which allows for four streams at a time and streaming in ultra HD, is $19.99 per month.