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Netflix Top 10 Shows and Movies: New and Trending Today, October 4

Brunettes are having more fun than Blonde

Devrim Lingnau and Philip Froissant, The Empress

Devrim Lingnau and Philip Froissant, The Empress

Thomas Schenk

Congratulations to all Netflix subscribers who watched Rush Hour and then immediately moved on to Rush Hour 2. The sequel has arrived on the list of Netflix's Top 10 Movies, coming in at No. 8, while the original moves up to No. 3. Rush Hour 2 is one of three new movies to make the list today; joining it are Dwayne Johnson's Walking Tall and Will Ferrell's Land of the Lost at the tail end. On the TV side of things there's very little change. Ryan Murphy's Dahmer is approaching two weeks at No. 1, the longest run at the top since Echoes

But popular doesn't necessarily mean good. Below, we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick take on whether they're actually worth watching or not. We've also added what's new on Netflix today so you can find out what will be on the Top 10 list tomorrow.

New Netflix Shows and Movies Today

  • Hasan Minhaj: The King's Jester - Hasan tells jokes!

Today's Top 10 Netflix TV Shows

Grant Show and Daniella Alonso, Dynasty

Grant Show and Daniella Alonso, Dynasty

Josh Stringer/The CW

1. Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

For fans of: The Ryan Murphy effect, true crime
Is it good?: It's engaging, but like most Ryan Murphy shows, has serious flaws
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 1

2. The Empress

For fans of: The Crown, Victoria, Bridgerton
Is it good?: Yes, it's a well made period drama that'll reel you in
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 2

3. Dynasty

For fans of: Messy rich families
Is it good?: It's a soapy CW drama, so it's pretty much exactly what you expect
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 4

4. El Rey, Vicente Fernández

For fans of: Music, true stories, Jaime Camil
Is it good?: It's a fun, easy watch
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 3

5. Cobra Kai

For fans of: The Karate Kid, the '80s, the Valley
Is it good?: Five seasons in, it's still really great
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 5

6. Conversations with a Killer: The John Wayne Gacy Tapes

For fans of: True crime, clowns
Is it good?: It's great if you like learning about serial killers
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 7

7. In the Dark

For fans of: Drunk protagonists, amateur detectives
Is it good?: It's a little silly, but mostly in a fun way
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 6

8. Malverde: El Santo Patron

For fans of: Westerns, telenovelas, folk heroes
Is it good?: It's an entertaining, International Emmy-nominated saga of a Mexican Robin Hood figure
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 9

9. Fate: The Winx Saga

For fans of: Supernatural teens, fairies, TV-MA adaptations of children's shows
Is it good?: It's not even good for a Netflix supernatural teen drama
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 10

10. Cocomelon

For fans of: Wearing diapers, nap time, early developmental brain stimulation
Is it good?: It's a YouTube video for babies, basically, so it is literal Hell
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: n/a

More on Netflix:

Today's Top 10 Netflix Movies

Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, Rush Hour

Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, Rush Hour

1. Last Seen Alive

For fans of: Gerard Butler thrillers
Is it good?: When you see those "Vertical Entertainment/Voltage Pictures" title cards, you know you're in for a bad movie
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 1

2. Inheritance

For fans of: Powerful families with very dark secrets
Is it good?: It is not!
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 2

3. Rush Hour

For fans of: Jackie Chan, buddy cop action comedies
Is it good?: It's the best of this type of movie besides Lethal Weapon
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 4

4. Mr. & Mrs. Smith

For fans of: Movie star charisma, behind-the-scenes drama
Is it good?: This action comedy isn't as good as it could be, which is why we're excited for Donald Glover's TV version
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 5

5. Blonde

For fans of: Marilyn Monroe, Ana de Armas
Is it good?: It's disappointingly bad and generally disrespectful to Monroe
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 3

6. Robin Hood

For fans of: Gladiator, dark and gritty retellings
Is it good?: Russell Crowe and Ridley Scott can't recapture the magic of their previous historical action collab
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 10

7. Lou

For fans of: Women on the run
Is it good?: This Allison Janney-Jurnee Smollett action thriller should've been more thrilling
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: 6

8. Rush Hour 2

For fans of: Typical sequels of deteriorating quality
Is it good?: It's Rush Hour but in Hong Kong, and not as good
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: n/a

9. Land of the Lost

For fans of: Will Ferrell, T-Rexes
Is it good?: Nope, the Sleestaks deserve better
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: n/a

10. Walking Tall

For fans of: Da Rock, 2x4s
Is it good?: Critics will say no, but critics are dumb
Trailer | Yesterday's rank: n/a

Based on Netflix's Top 10 TV Shows and Movies lists and new releases for Tuesday, Oct. 4

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