Netflix’s new mystery thriller is now its # 3 most popular show
Netflix’s latest action thriller thriller is gaining subscribers and may turn out to be the streamer’s latest hit. Hit and run, an Israeli-American Netflix original that premiered on the platform on Friday, August 6, has skyrocketed to the top of the streaming charts, quickly overtaking other popular titles on the platform.
Not even a full week in its Netflix run, Hit and run took 4th place overall in Netflix’s Top 10 Movies for Movies & Series. It sits right behind The CW’s All American at # 3, the hit animated musical film from Netflix Vivo at n ° 2, and External banks, which recently launched its second edition, at No. 1. Among the only shows, Hit and run ranks n ° 3, behind All American and External banks. It even ranks higher than Virgin river at n ° 8 and title n ° 9 Manifesto, the NBC series that ranked among the top 10 most popular titles on the streamer for weeks after its cancellation.
Created and written by Avi Issacharoff, Lior Raz, Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin, Hit and run follows Segev Azulai, a family man and tour guide whose life is turned upside down when his wife is killed in a hit and run. Suspecting that his death was not an accident, Segev becomes caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv. The series stars Lior Raz as Segev, Gregg Henry (Martin), Igal Naor (Tamir), David Anthony Buglione (Mark) David Shumbris (David), Michael Aronov (Isaac), Siena Kelly (Syd), Joe Giorgio (Mossad) and Alex Gemeinhardt (Miles). Raz is also an executive producer.
The series was well received by critics. In their review for Decision makersaid Joel Keller Hit and run is “a show that has a lot of action, like car chases and fighting, but it’s also thoughtful and deliberate.” Keller also applauded Raz’s performance as “both provocative and distraught, and he’s backed by seasoned Israeli actors like Roseblatt and Ashkenazi.” Keller added that “Hit and run benefits from a beautiful international distribution, an interesting premise and opens up many avenues of history without confusing the viewer. “
For those who don’t know whether or not to press play Hit and run, it may be interesting to note that the response from viewers has been exceptional. While the series does not yet have a review score on Rotten tomatoes, it has an audience score of 89%, which is a pretty impressive number. A Decision maker Twitter poll ask Netflix subscribers if Hit and run is worth watching or if subscribers prefer not to, 53.6% of the nearly 650 respondents voted “streaming”, with just 8.7% voting “ignore”. Of course, you can give your opinion after pressing play on the series, which is available to stream on Netflix. Stay tuned to PopCulture for the latest streaming news!