German Netflix products are in the top 10 worldwide
The German Netflix feature film is also in the running for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
German productions on Netflix soar in 2022. Sisi’s series “The Empress” ranked seventh in non-English-language series in the annual balance, and the anti-war film “No News in the West” even took second place in non-English-language films; Behind the Norwegian fantasy film “Troll”. This is based on the top 10 movies and series released by the streaming service between January 1 and December 18.
Edward Berger’s feature film Nothing New in the West, which tells the story of World War I soldiers, will be a contender for the best foreign-language film at the German Oscars in early 2023.
Streaming provider Netflix highlighted on Tuesday evening (CET) that five of its ten most popular English-language series ever aired in 2022: the fourth season of mystery series Stranger Things, as well as comedy horror series Wednesday and Reality. “Dahmer – Monster. The Story of Jeffrey Dahmer” crime series (all three have passed the one billion streaming hours mark). This also includes the second season of the historical romance “Bridgerton” and the spoof series “The Invention of Anna.”
In 2022, Netflix subscribers also spent more time than ever watching Netflix’s returning seasons and sequels, including Stranger Things and Elite (season 6), The Crown (season 5), “The Umbrella Academy”. (Season 3) and Young Royals (Season 2).
Netflix says it is “the world’s largest streaming entertainment service” with 223 million paying members in more than 190 countries.