“Woody Woodpecker” is currently the most popular movie on Netflix, according to the streaming service’s public ranking system.
This live-action/CGI hybrid film is based on the popular cartoon character Woody Woodpecker and follows his attempt to protect his forest from a new real estate development. Although the movie received generally negative reviews, a sequel is in the works.
Next in the ranking is “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah.” This coming-of-age movie was produced by Adam Sandler and stars the comedian, as well as his wife, Jackie, and daughters, Sunny and Sadie. Currently, TV and film writers and actors ― including those who worked on the movie ― are on strike over pay and working conditions in the streaming era.
"You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah" on Netflix.
Other new movies in the ranking include the troubling documentary “Scouts Honor: The Secret Files of the Boy Scouts of America” and the romantic comedy-drama “Love Again,” which stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Heughan and Celine Dion as a fictionalized version of herself.
As for older films, there are a couple of titles in the sci-fi genre ― the Academy Award-winning 2016 drama “Arrival” and the action-packed 2012 movie “Dredd.”
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