Digital content consumption has increased enormously and when we take into account the situation of 2020, including lockdowns due to Pandemic leading to work from home. So here is the list of Top 10 most popular movies last year (2020) on Indian streaming services.
Note: This Indian Movie popularity list (2020) is based on JustWatch.com‘s popularity score from 01.01 – 01.12.2020.
GENRES: Romance, Comedy
SYNOPSIS: Focusing on a young man Gaurav Rawat aka Bala (Ayushman Khurana) suffers from premature baldness and the way he copes with the situation. Revolving around her everyday struggles due to hair loss, the film also explores Bala’s relationship with the two women of her life, played by Yami Gautam and Bhumi Pednekar.
DIRECTOR: Amar Kaushik
CAST: Ayushmann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, Yami Gautam, Saurabh Shukla
9. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
GENRES: Crime, Drama
SYNOPSIS: Bank merchant Andy Dufresne is convicted of the murder of his wife and lover, and sentenced to life in prison in Shawshank. Life seems to have gotten worse, but luckily Andy befriends some of the other inmates, particularly a character known only as Red. Over time, Andy finds ways to live life with the relative ease that can be done in a prison, leaving a message for everyone that while the body can be locked up in a cell, the spirit can never really be imprisoned.
DIRECTOR: Frank Darabont
CAST: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler
8. Jojo Rabbit (2019)
GENRES: Drama, Comedy, War & Military
SYNOPSIS: A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) whose worldview is turned upside down when he discovers that his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) hides a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in her penthouse. With the help only of his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism.
DIRECTOR: Taika Waititi
CAST: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi
7. Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood (2019)
GENRES: Mystery & Thriller, Comedy, Drama
SYNOPSIS: After a meteoric five-year rise to the top in the fierce world of glitzy Hollywood and a long decade of floating on water, the once-popular young action star, Rick Dalton, has a hard time swallowing that raptor and Always hungry for new gore movies, the industry can do without him. Rick, feeling his career may be coming to an end, along with his sympathetic confidant and ex-stuntman Cliff Booth, face the grim prospect of a new mundane life in ever-changing 1969 Los Angeles. Now, unlike his glamorous next-door neighbors, young director fresh from the triumphant success of Rosemary’s Baby (1968), Roman Polanski, and rising star of The Wrecking Crew (1968), Sharon Tate, Rick has to do. a difficult decision. Of course, none of them are aware that their destinies and their own lives are on a collision course with one Charles Manson and his fiercely jealous army of believers. Will Hollywood be the same again after August 9, 1969?
DIRECTOR: Quentin Tarantino
CAST: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch
6. Contagion (2011)
GENRES: Science-Fiction, Mystery & Thriller, Action & Adventure, Drama
SYNOPSIS: Beth Emhoff (Gwenyth Paltrow) returns from a business trip to Hong Kong with a stop at the Chicago airport, where she has sex with her ex-lover. Beth feels sick, but she thinks the problem is her reactive leg. She travels back to her home in Minneapolis and spreads the virus to her son Clark and her husband, Mitch. When Beth and Clark die, Mitch goes into quarantine where the doctors realize that he is immune to the mysterious virus. Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, London and in a small province, cases of the mysterious disease are emerging, as the US CDC and the World Health Organization do their best to investigate the virus. A race against time begins, since the virus spreads in a geometric progression, and if a solution is not found, very quickly, humanity will stop being it.
DIRECTOR: Steven Soderbergh
CAST: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law
5. 1917 (2019)
GENRES: Mystery & Thriller, Drama, War & Military
SYNOPSIS: British trenches somewhere in France. The world war has continued for the third year, the heroic illusions have dissipated; general mood – boredom and fatigue. Stuff your belly, sleep, go home on Christmas Eve. Another quiet day, when nothing happens, two young soldiers, Blake and Schofield, are summoned before the general, who instructs them to send an important message to Colonel MacKenzie of the Second Devonshire Battalion, whose telephone connection was cut by the enemy.
DIRECTOR: Sam Mendes
CAST: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays
4. Parasite (2019)
GENRES: Mystery & Thriller, Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama
SYNOPSIS: Unemployed, penniless, and most of all, hopeless, the unmotivated patriarch, Ki-taek, and his equally unambitious family: his supportive wife, Chung-sook; His cynical 20-something daughter, Ki-jung, and his college-age son, Ki-woo, are busy working for peanuts in his seedy basement apartment. Then, by sheer luck, a lucrative business proposition paves the way for a cleverly insidious scheme, as Ki-woo musters the courage to pose as an English tutor for the teenage daughter of the wealthy Park family. Now the stage seems set for an incessant class war in which the winner takes all. How do you get rid of a parasite?
DIRECTOR: Bong Joon-ho
CAST: Song Kang-Ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong
3. Ford v Ferrari (2019)
GENRES: Drama, Action & Adventure, Sport
SYNOPSIS: Ford Company has a big problem selling their cars in the 1960s. They decide to participate in the endurance race of the “24 hours of Le Mans to show and publicize their cars. Ferrari’s fast race cars dominate the world of motorsport from the mid-1960s. Ford’s advertising team asks Carrol Shelby to build fast cars for the race. Ken Miles, a British sports car driver and racing engineer, will be Ford’s lead driver in the race .
DIRECTOR: James Mangold
CAST: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal
2. Joker (2019)
GENRES: Mystery & Thriller, Drama, Crime
SYNOPSIS: Failed street clown and comedian Arthur Fleck, struggling to make people laugh in grim Gotham City in the early 1980s, wears his smudged makeup every day to earn a living. Taunted, intimidated, and most of all sidelined, Fleck’s slippery grip on reality will pave the way for a gradual descent into a dark world of rampant violence, as a loaded revolver enters the scene offering long-awaited release. So the drugs stopped working, and Arthur’s fierce hatred seems to be the only way out. Is the world ready for the gloriously malevolent advent of the smiling supervillain, Joker?
DIRECTOR: Todd Phillips
CAST: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz
1. Knives Out (2019)
GENRES: Crime, Comedy, Drama, Mystery & Thriller
SYNOPSIS: Nothing could taint the lavish birthday party at the palatial estate of acclaimed crime and mystery novelist Harlan Thrombey, except for his strange and inexplicable death. Now, the sharp knife in the silver-haired deceased’s hand is a clear indication that something, or someone, had been bothering Harlan; However, the cryptic detective Benoit Blanc is not entirely sure. In fact, there is more than one member of the bestselling author’s sticky family who has been cheap with the truth thus far, and as Blanc struggles to shed light on a tangle of half-made clues and little white lies, all eyes are on. the grand prize: Harlan’s magnificent legacy. Can Benoit get to the bottom of this puzzling case before someone else dies too?
DIRECTOR: Rian Johnson
CAST: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas
Let us know your thoughts in the comment section. Which of these movies you have seen in 2020 while lockdown? Which is best according to you? This data is provided by our friend Leo Brahm from JustWatch.com.
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