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What to Watch on Netflix Top 10 Rankings on December 8

Who doesn't love an animated dinosaur?

Allison Picurro, Kelly Connolly
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous


The Netflix Top 10 list, which tells you which shows and movies are most popular on the platform, is a good place to start if you want to watch something everyone's talking about. Wednesday, Dec. 8 is one of those days when the top 5 is completely unchanged from yesterday, with the final season of Money Heist at No. 1, the final season of Lost in Space at No. 2, The Queen of Flow at No. 3, Kevin Hart's True Story at No. 4, and Cocomelon at No. 5. The new season of the very cute Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous falls a little today, coming in at No. 8, and the only new addition to the ranking is the reality competition series Ink Masters, which is hanging out at No. 10.

But of the Netflix Top 10, which shows and movies are actually worth watching? We break down the entire Netflix Top 10 list and guide you through what to binge and what to skip. We do the same for Netflix's Top 10 TV shows, as well as Netflix's Top 10 movies. We also have our list of the 50 best shows and movies to watch on Netflix right now, as well as the best movies to watch on Netflix and the best TV shows on Netflix.

Based on Netflix's Top 10 from Wednesday, Dec. 8

1. Money Heist

For fans of: Action, finding out who lives and who dies | Is it good?: Oh heck yeah

Netflix's most popular international show not called Squid Game comes to a close with the second half of Season 5, an explosive conclusion that will have you on the edge of your seat to the bitter end. The final five episodes of the Spanish crime drama pick up after the death of a beloved character (don't watch the trailer if you're not caught up and don't want to be spoiled), as the team tries to fight their way out of the Bank of Spain while the army closes in on them. Not everyone will make it out alive. (Yesterday's rank: 1)

2. Lost in Space

For fans of: Robots, the phrase "Danger, Will Robinson" | Is it good?: It's somewhere between a B and a B-

The third and final season of Netflix's family-oriented sci-fi hit finds the Robinson family scattered to the far corners of the universe and trying to get back together before the evil alien robots capture Will (Maxwell Jenkins). The best thing about this show is the special effects, which remain as impressive as ever. (Yesterday's rank: 2)

3. The Queen of Flow

For fans of: Soapy TV, music, murder | Is it good?: It's overdramatic and insane, but maybe that's what you like!

This telenovela — which clocks in at a staggering 80+ episodes per season — is as dramatic as they come: After being falsely imprisoned for the murder of her family, a musician seeks justice against the men who framed her. (Yesterday's rank: 3)

4. True Story

For fans of: Comedians doing serious roles, Cain and Abel | Is it good?: It isn't good, but it isn't boring, either

Kevin Hart makes his TV drama debut in this crime thriller limited series from Narcos creator Eric Newman. He plays The Kid, a famous comedian from Philadelphia, a character bio that makes True Story seem like it will be semi-autobiographical. But as far as we know, Kevin Hart never woke up next to a dead woman and turned to his career criminal brother (Wesley Snipes) to cover it up, leading to a life-threatening situation involving some very bad people who want a piece of him. Snipes is great, but there's an off-putting bitterness to Hart's performance. The uneven writing and tone make the show feel out of control, usually in a bad way, but every now and then in an exciting, unpredictable way. (Yesterday's rank: 4)

5. Cocomelon

For fans of: Mashed vegetables, pacifiers | Is it good?: For babies, sure

Colorful objects, preschool songs, and big-headed babies make this catnip for toddlers and younger kids who get screentime. (Yesterday's rank: 5)

6. Selling Sunset

For fans of: Luxury real estate, workplace gossip | Is it good?: It's pretty addictive

The reality series about the personal and professional drama of a group of high-end real estate agents in Los Angeles is back for Season 4, and the drama is just as messy and poorly handled as ever. These people all seem very emotionally unwell! This remains Netflix's answer to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. (Yesterday's rank: 6)

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7. The Power of the Dog

For fans of: Tension, Benedict Cumberbatch being a big ol' meanie | Is it good?: It's fantastic

Jane Campion's first film since 2009 heads out on the range with one mean cowboy in Benedict Cumberbatch. The 1925-set Western quickly reaches a boil and holds it as a rancher (Jesse Plemons) gets a new wife (Kirsten Dunst) whom his brother (Cumberbatch) takes a strong disliking to. It's a masterclass of simmering tension and spellbinding acting, but if you're here for shoot 'em ups, this Western ain't it. (Yesterday's rank: 8)

8. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

For fans of: Dinosaurs, kids saving the day | Is it good?: It's pretty cute

The animated kids show about why we shouldn't open an amusement park with man-eating dinosaurs inside continues with the gang finally escaping from Isla Nublar, only to face new threats, both dinosaur and human, on a mysterious new island that's even weirder than the one they just left. (Yesterday's rank: 7)

9. Life

For fans of: When Eddie Murphy or Martin Lawrence puts on prosthetic makeup | Is it good?: It's pretty underrated

Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence provide laughs and pathos in this sad comedy from 1999. They play two men from New York City who are sentenced to life in Mississippi state prison for a murder they didn't commit. Rejecting the misery of prison life, they make numerous efforts to escape over the years. Murphy and Lawrence find humor in the darkest situations — this is a "laugh to keep from crying" comedy, and there's some heavy stuff in it that will make you think about the injustice Black people face in the justice system. Life wasn't a hit when it came out — though it earned an Oscar nomination for Best Makeup thanks to the old age makeup Murphy and Lawrence wear in the second half of the film — but it's a worthwhile rediscovery, even if some of the humor hasn't aged well. (Yesterday's rank: 9)

10. Ink Master

For fans of: Tattoos, living más | Is it good?: It's definitely entertaining 

Netflix added Seasons 3 and 4 of this Paramount Network reality competition show, in which tattoo artists compete for Dave Navarro's love, on Dec. 1, and people are watching them. (Yesterday's rank: n/a)

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