Netflix has introduced us to a plethora of huge blockbusters this year, with Hubie Halloween being one of them. With most of the world stuck at home in 2020, the streaming service has proven a God send for many. Throughout this year, we’ve relied on Netflix t provide our entertainment needs. And boy did they pull through. Spooky comedy Hubie Halloween proved to be a smash hit, that much so that it has been the most popular movie of this year!
Some of you may be shocked with this news. Movies such as Extraction and The Old Guard seen millions of users flock to watch some of the most highly-anticipated films. But according to Variety, the Adam Sandler flick is one of the most-watched movie of the year for Netflix. So yes, technically it might not be the most popular (because Hubie Halloween received a mixed bag of reviews). But it hasn’t stopped Netflix subscribers watching it!
It seems Extraction and Hubie Halloween are the kings of Netflix for 2020, as the two movies reigned supreme. Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction seen over 100 million users binge the movie in just the first 4 weeks of its release. Variety explains that Hubie Halloween is the ‘highest-ranking’ which means while it didn’t receive the audience numbers that Extraction achieved in the first few weeks, the movie received a lot of social media attention. While Sandler fans were obsessed with the film, others felt it wasn’t his best work. This is what the actor had to say…
Speaking to Cinema Blend, Sandler said:
“I just got it. You get a feeling. When I have a hit coming, I walk differently. The bones feel better, I hear better, I react better to like ‘Hey, Sandman’ on the street. I’ll go, ‘Hey, what’s up.’ When I got something coming out that’s not going to do well, the bones feel dead, there’s no hop, I’m flat-footed, I hear, ‘Hey, Sandman,’ and I do this (mimics a don’t talk to me motion) ‘No, no.’ You know? Hubie Halloween’s a hit”.
And it looks like he didn’t have to worry after all. The star studded movie has made the record books, with Netflix investing in more movies starring the comedian. What do you think, does Hubie Halloween deserve the crown of 2020?