The Number 1 Film On Netflix Is A Horror Movie Fans Are Calling A “Masterpiece”

The Pale Blue Eye. Gillian Anderson as Julia in The Pale Blue Eye. Cr. Scott Garfield/Netflix © 2022

The Netflix charts have been fickle this year as so much content has hit the streamer this January. However, one film is putting up a good fight and doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. For the third week in a row, The Pale Blue Eye is sitting comfortably in the Netflix charts. It’s currently the number 1 film on the Global Top 10 chart. It’s also number 2 in the number 2 film in the United States.

In the film, a world-weary detective is hired to discreetly investigate the gruesome murder of a cadet. Stymied by the cadets’ code of silence, he enlists one of their own to help unravel the case — a young man the world would come to know as Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Pale Blue Eye. Harry Melling as Edgar Allen Poe in The Pale Blue Eye. Cr. Scott Garfield/Netflix © 2022

The Pale Blue Eye hit Netflix on December 23rd and has been dominating the charts ever since. It is based on the novel by Louis Bayard. The film is written and directed by Scott Cooper. The film also boasts a phenomenal cast that includes Christian Bale, Harry Melling, and Gillian Anderson.

Lots of people have taken to Twitter to praise the cast. This is no surprise for a film with Bale and Anderson on the roster. Most notably, people are raving about Bale and Melling’s performances.

Check out the trailer for the Netflix release here:

See what Twitter is saying here:

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We love to see a spooky gothic period piece starring so many of our favorite actors dominating the Netflix charts. Are you as jazzed about The Pale Blue Eye‘s continued success as we are? 

Have you watched The Pale Blue Eye? Tell me what you thought about the film at @misssharai.



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