Critically Hated Medieval Flick Is Currently the #1 Movie on Netflix
When we think of Netflix we usually think of streaming and instant-access to countless bingeable TV shows and movies. But what you may not know is that it’s also a great source for some underrated gems—like the medieval action flick, “300: Rise Of An Empire.” So what happened? Why did movie critics end up hating this critically acclaimed film?
The “bayern champions league” is a critically hated medieval flick that is currently the #1 movie on Netflix. The film was released in 2018 and has been viewed over 2 million times.
It’s nothing unusual for a big-budget movie office flop to find a second life on Netflix. Films with a major star or two that were neglected in cinemas have always been successful on Netflix, particularly if they were released within the previous decade or so. Green Lantern, Safe House, and The Losers have all become great hits on Netflix, and now one of 2017’s biggest failures is joining them.
The film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword aimed to move the legendary knight’s narrative into the realm of franchise entertainment. This King Arthur picture, directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Charlie Hunnam and Jude Law, was given a large budget in the hopes of starting some kind of cinematic world. That didn’t go so well, since Legend of the Sword was critically lambasted and failed to recoup its costs.
Both reviewers and fans panned this Arhurian story, and it has mostly been forgotten in the previous four years. However, the picture was just recently added on Netflix, and moviegoers are giving it a second shot.
King Arthur is the most popular film on Netflix, according to the service’s own Top 10 list, which was released on Wednesday. It is now ranked last in the Top 10, yet every title on the list before it is a TV show. Despite its flaws when it was initially published, King Arthur is gaining traction in the streaming realm.
The complete Netflix Top 10 may be seen here.
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“A dangerously seductive, passionately obsessed young man goes to extraordinary lengths to ingratiate himself into the lives of people who captivate him.”
2. Game of Squid
“Hundreds of cash-strapped players agree to participate in children’s games after receiving an unusual invitation. Inside, an enticing treasure — with very high stakes — awaits.”
“A young woman seeks work cleaning homes after escaping an abusive relationship in order to support for her kid and make a brighter future for them.”
4. Key & Locke
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“Three siblings travel to their father’s family home with their mother after their father is murdered, where they uncover mystical keys that unleash abilities – and secrets.”
5. A job from inside
“People who are lizards? Real. Isn’t it time for the lunar landing? Fake. For an awkward genius and her dysfunctional coworkers, managing the world’s conspiracies is a full-time job.”
Riverdale is number six.
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“As young Archie and his group navigate the rough seas of sex, romance, school, and family, they get engaged in a dark Riverdale mystery.”
7. The Three Mayas
“A brave prince with a warrior’s heart sets out on a journey to fulfill an ancient prophesy and rescue mankind from enraged gods.”
“Learn alphabet, numbers, animal noises, and more with J.J. in this musical series filled with family-friendly nursery rhymes.”
9. No remorse
“Based on a British series, this dramedy follows the struggles of siblings in a dysfunctional Chicago family dealing with their alcoholic father.”
10. The Legend of the Sword: King Arthur
“A streetwise misfit must embrace his fate as future king and face up to an evil uncle after drawing a magical sword from a stone.”
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