Idris Elba’s Luther movie tops the Netflix charts

Four years later Luther‘s final episode was released, Idris Elba’s beloved detective finally returned to the screen. This weekend, Netflix released a new original movie called Luther: The Fallen Sun, in which Elba reprises the role for which so many came to know him. Longtime fans were curious to see what was new Luther movie had in store, but it looks like the movie is reaching an even wider audience now that it’s available on Netflix.

Luther: The Fallen Sun Friday first arrived. Two days later, the movie Idris Elba tops the Netflix charts. Sunday edition of the daily Netflix Top 10 Movies list features Luther at number one.

New Netflix movies almost always do well on the Top 10 charts, but lately there’s been stiff non-Netflix competition. All four hunger games movies are performing incredibly well since arriving on March 1st. Luther had to surpass all four along with World War Zto take the number one spot.

You can check out a full breakdown of Sunday’s Netflix Top 10 Movies list below!

1. Luther: The Fallen Sun

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“Brilliant but disgraced London detective John Luther is haunted by an unsolved murder and escapes prison to track down a sadistic serial killer.”

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2. World War Z


“A UN worker races against time and fate as he travels the globe to stop the spread of a deadly zombie pandemic.”

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3. turbocharger

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“A speed-obsessed snail whose dream of becoming the world’s best racing driver is given a chance when an accident imbues him with high speed.”

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4. The Hunger Games

“In a dystopian future, teens Katniss and Peeta are summoned to a televised event pitting young competitors against each other in a fight to the death.”

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5. The Hunger Games: Catching fire

“After her victory in the Hunger Games. Katniss Everdeen travels the districts on a ‘Victory Tour’ as a rebellion gathers steam around her.”

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6. Far away

“After inheriting a house on a Croatian island, a woman embarks on a spontaneous journey that revives her zest for life and opens a door to a new love.”

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7. Burlesque

“After leaving Iowa with stars in her eyes, Ali arrives at a Los Angeles burlesque lounge with dreams of taking the stage with her soaring voice.”

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8. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

“Back in District 13 after destroying the Hunger Games, Katniss reluctantly becomes the icon of a tidal wave rebellion against the Capitol.”

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9. Rango

“When pet chameleon Rango gets lost in the desert, he pretends to be a tough guy and ends up as sheriff of a corrupt and violent frontier town.”

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10. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

“Katniss Everdeen and her allies take their fight to the Capitol as they strive to liberate all of Panem by assassinating dictator President Snow.”


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