IMDbPro data on the page views of more than 200 million monthly visitors to IMDb shows Dune is the top movie of 2021 and WandaVision has the top spot for TV series.
In the TV category, WandaVision ranks first, followed by Loki, Squid Game, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Bridgerton. Rounding out the top 10, in consecutive order, are The Walking Dead, Mare of Easttown, Shadow and Bone, Cobra Kai and Lucifer.
For movies, Dune is trailed by The Suicide Squad, Eternals, Mortal Kombat and Zack Snyder’s Justice League. This is followed by Godzilla vs. Kong, Black Widow, Army of the Dead, Cruella and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
“Entertainment fans rely on IMDb to discover and decide what to watch, and these 10 movies and TV shows were the most popular with our users in a notable year for entertainment,” said Brian Carver, head of data licensing for IMDb. “Our database of hundreds of millions of items proved to be a resource for fans and professionals wanting to learn more about the stars and creators of these and other breakthrough movies and TV shows on IMDb and IMDbPro, as well as the third-party companies that leverage our data-licensing business to enhance their own services.”
“We see a thematic trend in this year’s top movies on IMDb and IMDbPro, with stories centered around survivors in extraordinary circumstances breaking through, including Denis Villeneuve’s take on Frank Herbert’s Dune, James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Army of the Dead,” said Keith Simanton, managing editor for IMDbPro. “The Marvel Cinematic Universe, always popular with IMDb users, lands three spots on our list of the most popular TV and streaming series with WandaVision, Loki and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. We loved seeing IMDb and IMDbPro users discover new shows like Bridgerton, Shadow and Bone and Squid Game this year, reminding us that when it comes to entertainment, fans are always looking for creativity and originality in storytelling.”