Top 10 Week of May 8: 'The Mother' Has Netflix's Biggest Opening Weekend for a Film in 2023; 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story' Continues Its Reign
"Queens" rule the Top 10. In its second week, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story continued its reign in the #1 spot on the English TV List with 158.68M hours viewed, appearing in the Top 10 in 91 countries. With 307M total hours viewed, the series has quickly amassed more than 47M views (307M hours viewed divided by 6.49 runtime hours) since its May 4 debut. Viewers have fully embraced the Bridgertonverse with Seasons 1 and 2 of Bridgerton also re-entering the list with 23.88M hours viewed and 17.25M hours viewed, respectively. On the English Films List, Jennifer Lopez's high-intensity action thriller The Mother topped the charts as the #1 opening weekend for a Netflix film in 2023 with 83.71M hours viewed. Directed by Niki Caro, the film was #1 in 84 countries with nearly 43M views (83.71M hours viewed divided by 1.96 runtime hours).
Joining Queen Charlotte on the English TV side, Season 2 of Firefly Lane (31.9M hours viewed) and Seasons 1 and 2 of Sweet Tooth (11.01M hours viewed and 27.61M hours viewed), The Night Agent (20.34M hours viewed), and The Diplomat (18.37M hours viewed) returned to the list. New to the list were docuseries Missing: Dead or Alive with 23.95M hours viewed and Queen Cleopatra with 20.18M hours viewed.
Post-apocalyptic action series Black Knight debuted atop the Non-English TV List with 31.22M hours viewed. Returning favorites also dominated the list, including Korean dramas Doctor Cha and The Good Bad Mother, Turkish drama The Tailor, Seasons 1 and 2 of Colombian drama The Marked Heart, Japanese drama Sanctuary, Season 2 of Spanish drama Welcome to Eden and Danish thriller The Nurse.
Political satire ¡Que viva México! entered the Non-English Films List in the #1 spot with 19.46M hours viewed along with Norwegian drama Royalteen: Princess Margrethe with 6.08M hours viewed. French action-adventure AKA, which moved into the # 5 spot on the Most Popular List with 98.51M total hours viewed, Thai thriller Hunger, Mexican comedy Queens on the Run, German Academy Award winner All Quiet on the Western Front and Korean action Kill Boksoon closed out the list.
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