On Netflix there is something for all tastes, ages and geographies. And it is that just as our musical tastes tend to vary from one country to another, we do not follow the same stories in all of Latin America. And although it can be said that there are titles that practically everyone sees (The Squid Game, Red Notice), there are things that are more successful in your neighboring country than in your own. For sample, look at this list with the most viewed series and movies on Netflix Argentina this week.
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On Maid (Things to clean) Margaret Qualley plays a young woman on the run from an abusive relationship with her young daughter and finds a job cleaning houses, all while building a better future for herself and her little girl. Limited series of 10 chapters – there will be no second season -, the story is inspired by the book Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land. So far it has received rave reviews, praising Qualley’s handling of sensitive subjects and excellent acting.
2. The Squid Game: Season 1
Haven’t you seen yet The Squid Game (Squid Game)? That’s good: stop making the / the “special”, and watch it once and for all. This series in style Battle royale South Korea quietly became one of the most-watched on Netflix the first week after its premiere, according to the CEO of the streaming service, giving audiences another story of average individuals pushed to the limit in a deadly competition full of familiar games and mysteries. strangers at every turn. All competitors want a piece of the competition’s huge prize money, but as the games get more and more deadly, the question is: will anyone survive to take the money?
3. Narcos: Mexico
Following the success of the original, this companion series of Narcos returns for its third and final season. The original took place in Colombia, although this one –as its name indicates– focuses on drug trafficking in Mexico in the 1980s. Diego Luna once again takes on the role of Félix Gallardo, the leader of the Guadalajara Cartel and founder of modern drug trafficking in the country.
In its day it was a surprise hit for Netflix. This psychological drama is based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes and spawned a successful second season, in which Joe moves from New York to Los Angeles, and the actress from the franchise The Haunting Victoria Pedretti joins the cast. The third season that will take the series to even darker and bloodier places as Joe tries to find the balance between his new responsibilities and his sinister past. Disturbing, tense and twisted, the series continues to generate a lot of excitement among its hordes of fans, who celebrate the premiere of its third season.
5. Passion of Gavilanes
This series is far from new, but it has experienced a true renaissance in the southern cone thanks to Netflix. The Reyes Guerrero brothers lose their sister in tragic circumstances, and decide to take revenge on the Elizondo family, whom they blame for the crime. To achieve this, they pretend to be workers and are hired by this family, although they soon end up romantically involved with the Elizondo sisters themselves. Yes: a full-fledged soap opera that still a decade and a half later continues to catch viewers.
1. Red Notice
Red Notice It was originally going to be one of the great Universal Pictures movies of 2020, but Universal’s losses are Netflix’s profits. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson heads the film as John Hartley of the FBI. Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot co-headline the film as two of John’s most elusive targets, Nolan Booth and Sarah Black. Regardless of the shared enmity between Nolan and Sarah, they are soon forced to confront John in the heist of their lives. But can the members of this diverse trio trust each other? No. No, they really can’t. And that’s why the movie is so funny.
2. Love Hard
An unlucky Los Angeles girl falls in love with a guy from the East Coast through a dating app. She decides to surprise him for Christmas, but she is surprised when she discovers that she has been scammed. However, as it turns out that the boy she is in love with and she live in the same city, the guy who cheated on her proposes a deal: he will get them a date, but only if she pretends to be his girlfriend during the end-of-year parties. .
The Lombard town of Brembate di Sopra is shocked by the murder of Yara Gambirasio, a girl barely thirteen years old. In doing her best to bring the murderer to justice, prosecutor Letizia Ruggeri has only a few traces of DNA, but without a database to compare them, they are useless. Anyone else in his case would lower his arms, but the determination of this prosecutor has no limits. Based on a real case
4. 211: The Great Assault
It seems to be an ordinary day for a couple of policemen – one of them a veteran – but suddenly they find themselves caught in a confrontation with a gang of ex-mercenaries who have just robbed a bank. In reality, they are the law enforcement officers who are closest to the theft, and they cannot help but respond. Are you ready to take on a professional gang armed to the teeth? At the time, this film was a fiasco for critics and audiences in theaters, but it has been reborn with force in the unpredictable world of streaming.
3. The harder the fall will be
Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) is an outlaw who finds out one fine day that his most staunch enemy, Rufus Buck (Idris Elba), is being released from prison. Thirsty for hatred, he rallies his gang to seek revenge and end Buck’s life for good. Jeymes Samuel directs a western like you’ve never seen it before, with compelling performances by Majors and Elba. Along with them, Zazie Beetz, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, Danielle Deadwyler, Edi Gathegi, RJ Cyler, Damon Wayans Jr., Deon Cole with Regina King complete the cast.
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