Record-breaking Indian blockbuster rises through the ranks of Netflix

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One of the biggest and most talked about movies of the year has recently made its way to Netflix, and it hasn’t wasted much time climbing the streamer’s movie charts. The movie in question is an Indian blockbuster called RRRdirected by famous filmmaker SS Rajamouli. RRR had an extensive theatrical run here in the United States and many other countries, making money pretty much everywhere it was released. Apart from being a freak hit in India, RRRThe success of Worldwide helped it break several box office records and become the second highest grossing Telugu language film in worldwide box office history (behind Bahahubali 2another Rajamouli film that you can also find on Netflix).

Netflix made a deal when RRR was in production to acquire the streaming rights to the Hindi version of the film. It was originally supposed to be released on Netflix in June, but the service surprised fans by releasing RRR a few weeks earlier.

Tuesday’s edition of Netflix’s Top 10 Movies in the US list shows RRR as the fifth most popular film in the country right now. It sits behind a few Netflix Originals, a popular horror movie, and the original Superior gun. It goes without saying, RRR carries its energy from theaters to its streaming run.

You can check out a preview of Tuesday’s Netflix Top 10 list below!

1. Disappearance at Clifton Hill

“Tormented by a disturbing childhood memory, a young woman returns to her hometown of Niagara Falls and uncovers the dark details of a boy’s abduction.”

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2. Upper gun

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“A renegade pilot enters an elite combat training school where he finds fierce competition, passionate romance, and danger lurking in the skies.”

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3. Secondary year

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“A cheerleading stunt gone wrong sent her into a 20-year coma. Now she’s 37, just woke up, and ready to live her high school dream of becoming prom queen.”

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4. A perfect match

“Lola (Victoria Justice) has put her love life on hold after a divorce. But after meeting a rugged Aussie (Adam Demos), she might be ready to press play.”

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5. RRR

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“A fearless warrior on a perilous mission comes face to face with a steel cop serving British forces in this epic saga set in pre-independent India.”

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6. donkey 4.5

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“Through outrageous, never-before-seen footage, witness Team Jackass’ latest attempt at some crazy stunts being performed.”

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7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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“The eccentric Willy Wonka opens the doors of his confectionery to five lucky children who discover the secrets of his incredible confections.”

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8. Our Father

“After a woman’s home DNA test reveals multiple half-siblings, she uncovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.”

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9. My Little Pony: Make Your Mark

“Welcome to Equestria, where pony magic is everywhere. With friends Zipp, Sunny, Izzy, Pipp and Hitch in the lead, adventure is sure to follow.”

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10. Ben is back

“A mother’s happiness at her troubled son’s surprise visit home for Christmas quickly turns to panic as the family deals with the fallout of his addiction.”

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