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The most watched movies on Netflix last month, from 'Sweet Girl' to 'The Losers'

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  • The streaming search engine Reelgood compiled for Insider a list of which movies were most prominent on Netflix's daily top-10 lists last month.
  • Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes.
  • Jason Momoa's critically reviled Netflix original movie, "Sweet Girl," was among the most popular movies in August.
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9. "The Loud House Movie" (2021, Netflix original)

Description : "With his parents and all 10 sisters in tow, Lincoln Loud heads to Scotland and learns that royalty runs in the family in this global musical journey!"

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8. "Resort to Love" (2021, Netflix original)

Description : "Reeling from a broken heart and career meltdown, a singer takes a gig at a swanky island resort — where her ex-fiancé happens to be getting married."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 59%

What critics said : "'Resort to Love' offers a cute love story starring attractive leads, but it has the look and feel of a vacation on a budget." —

7. "Aftermath" (2021)

Description : "Desperate to save their marriage, a young couple takes a deal and moves into their dream home, but disturbing events reveal the house's troubled history."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : N/A

What critics said : "This horror movie comes close to being decent, but sadly is too long, too unsurprising, and too unrealistic." — Common Sense Media

6. "The Losers" (2010)

Description : "After a search-and-destroy mission leads to betrayal, an elite black ops squad seeks revenge. But they must remain deep undercover to even the score."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 48%

What critics said : "How dumb is it? You might actually kill a few million brain cells just watching it. Some groups may even want to consider inviting a designated driver to sit in the lobby and eat popcorn till it's over." — Washington Post

5. "Sweet Girl" (2021, Netflix original)

Description : "He lost the love of his life to a pharmaceutical company's greed. Now his daughter is without a mother, and he's without justice. For now."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 18%

What critics said : "The film's true stars are the stunt and fight coordinators who render these clashes in visceral, mostly realistic fashion, although they eventually lose impact through their sheer repetitiveness." — Hollywood Reporter

4. "Major Payne" (1995)

Description : "A hardened Marine is given his marching orders and must now lead a disorderly group of mismatched cadets into a junior ROTC competition."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 33%

What critics said : "Although the plot of the movie is a familiar formula, the dialogue and performance are not; it's a smart, funny job of poking fun at all those movies where sadistic drill instructors terrorized their green recruits." — Chicago Sun-Times

3. "The Kissing Booth 3" (2021, Netflix original)
Jacob Elordi and Joey King in "The Kissing Booth 3."

Description : "Determined to make the most of her final summer before college, Elle plans the ultimate bucket list as she navigates what comes next with Noah and Lee."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 25%

What critics said : "(Joey) King's charm isn't enough to save the series, but it's sure as hell the lone silver lining of a franchise that finally, blessedly, is coming to an end." — Indiewire

2. "The Vault" (2021)

Description : "A genius engineer and his crew of amateur thieves plot a scheme to seize a legendary lost treasure hidden in a fortress beneath the Bank of Spain."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 58%

What critics said : "The film misses the opportunity for a suspenseful interweaving of sports spectatorship and its characters' high-stakes gambits." — Slant Magazine

1. "Vivo" (2021, Netflix original)

Description : "A music-loving kinkajou embarks on the journey of a lifetime to fulfill his destiny and deliver a love song for an old friend."

Rotten Tomatoes critic score : 87%

What critics said : "A warm, colourful, family-friendly tribute to all things Cuban directed by Kirk DeMicco." — BBC

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