Jack Neo’s Ah Boys to Men is Netflix’s No.1 local title of 2020 in Singapore.
Chris Hemsworth’s action bonanza Extraction, the Blackpink documentary Light Up the Sky, and the Lee Min-Ho-starring K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch are also among the most-watched shows here, Netflix announced Thursday (Dec 10).
Netflix, which rarely shares viewership figures, unveiled a master list of its most-favoured content by genre (no distinction is made between movies and TV shows). The findings are not ranked, only the No.1 title in the respective genre is revealed. The list is a mix of Netflix original productions and licensed shows.
Most Popular Titles of 2020 on Netflix in Singapore (by genre)
Drama: Enola Holmes
K-Drama: The King: Eternal Monarch
Comedy: Emily in Paris
Romance: Crazy Rich Asians
Kids & Family: The Angry Birds Movie 2
Thriller: Money Heist: Part 4
Documentary: BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky
Anime: Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution
For Singaporean content, Ah Boys to Men, Jack Neo’s 2012 military service-themed dramedy, came in No.1. Other Neo-directed/produced titles popular with viewers include 2004’s The Best Bet, 2009’s Where Got Ghost?, 2011’s Where Got Ghost? (directed by Mark Lee and Boris Boo) and 2013’s Ah Boys to Men 2.
In terms of homegrown TV fare, compilation versions of The Noose, Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd and Incredible Tales also made the cut. (Complete seasons of these shows are available on meWATCH.)
Netflix beefed up its Singaporean content this year by dropping 106 movies and TV shows between August and October, and another 18 titles between November and December. Here are the popular local shows that viewers here streamed:
Most Popular Singaporean Releases Of 2020
Ah Boys to Men
Ah Boys to Men 2
Best of Phua Chua Kang Pte Ltd
The Ghosts Must Be Crazy
Where Got Ghost?
In the Room
The Best Bet
Best of The Noose
Best of Incredible Tales
Here are the other popular titles in Singapore by genre: