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What to Watch on Netflix Top 10 Rankings on October 27

This new cartoon has been in the top 5 all week

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Allison Picurro, Kelly Connolly

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. It's another same-y day for the top 10 list on Wednesday, Oct. 27, with Maid moving back up to No. 3, right behind You and Squid Game. The only new addition to today's ranking is the 2017 Jude Law-Charlie Hunnam fantasy movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

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, October 27


1. You


For fans of: Murder, voiceover, Penn Badgley | Is it good?: It's a super engaging, very bloody time

TV's premiere sociopath showcase is back for Season 3, and this time Joe (Penn Badgley) and Love (Victoria Pedretti) are performing normalcy as they settle into a new life in the suburbs, where they're both pretending they're not crazy murderers. They have a new baby, they're meeting new people, and they totally don't want to kill people anymore. Right? Probably not! (Yesterday's rank: 1)


2. Squid Game


For fans of: Violence, cruelty, cash money | Is it good?: It's thrilling, totally bonkers, and very much worth your time

A group of participants competes in a series of childhood games with deadly consequences -- Red Light, Green Light includes a giant robot doll that guns down competitors if they move, for example -- and the last one standing wins the cash prize. It's got a mix of Battle Royale and Running Man in it, and you can't go wrong with that if you're looking for something entirely messed up. (Yesterday's rank: 2)


3. Maid


For fans of: The struggle, female empowerment, making bad decisions and then good decisions, the Pacific Northwest | Is it good?: It'll make you sad, but it's pretty great

You won't often leave an episode of Maid -- adapted from Stephanie Land's memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and a Mother's Will to Survive -- feeling overjoyed with the world, because the miniseries isn't afraid to focus on the difficulties faced by single mothers escaping abusive relationships. But stick around and you'll be inspired by the perseverance of Alex (Margaret Qualley in a star-making performance) as she becomes a housecleaner in Washington to make ends barely meet. Even though it's a little longer than it needs to be, you won't complain as long as Qualley is on the screen. (Yesterday's rank: 4)


4. Locke & Key


For fans of: Keys, teens, supernatural occurrences | Is it good?: Season 2 is definitely an improvement on Season 1

The TV drama with the highest concentration of keys per minute is back and key-ier than ever. After a first season that played it a little too safe, Locke & Key is letting loose in Season 2, which picks up with the Lockes finally enjoying themselves in Keyhouse now that they think they've banished Dodge through the Black Door. They haven't. Dodge, now in the form of Gabe (Griffin Gluck), is right under their noses. What will Kinsey (Emilia Jones) do when she finds out she's dating a demon? (Yesterday's rank: 3)


5. Inside Job


For fans of: Conspiracy theories, overworked women | Is it good?: It's great

You know the "deep state" all those nutjobs on your Facebook feed are always posting about? This animated series imagines a universe where those people are actually very much correct, and aliens, lizard people, and sentient robots are totally real, all thanks to one corporation. One of the people who deal with the daily headaches of controlling the world is Reagan (Lizzy Caplan), an overworked, under-respected engineer whose father (Christian Slater) created the company. It's part workplace comedy, part real-world commentary, and a whole lot of fun. (Yesterday's rank: 5)


6. Riverdale


For fans of: Pop culture, campy murders, not knowing what year it is | Is it good?: No, and that's what makes it great

TV's most "sure, why not!" show has added another season to Netflix. Season 5 boldly jumped a full seven years into the future, bypassing the gang's college years, then bringing them back to Riverdale to save the town, or whatever. In the years we didn't see, Archie (KJ Apa) went to war (somewhere), Jughead (Cole Sprouse) wrote a book, Betty (Lili Reinhart) became Clarice Starling, and Veronica (Camila Mendes) went full Uncut Gems. Maybe Riverdale should never end. (Yesterday's rank: 6)

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7. Maya and the Three


For fans of: The voices of famous people, young girls on treacherous journeys | Is it good?: It's a lot of very cute fun

Kids get a lot of movies and a lot of decade-long TV shows, but you know what they don't get enough of? Miniseries. Prestige TV's favorite art form gets a little more family friendly with Maya and the Three, an animated nine-part limited series about a warrior princess named Maya (Zoe Saldana) on a quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy and defeat the underworld gods threatening humanity. The Mexican fantasy series also features the voice talents of Rita MorenoDiego LunaGael García BernalGabriel IglesiasAlfred MolinaStephanie BeatrizDanny TrejoQueen Latifah... you get the idea. It's stacked. (Yesterday's rank: 8)


8. 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: 7)


9. Shameless


For fans of: Class commentary, general shenanigans | Is it good?: Not by the end, but we'll always remember the glory days

The final season of Shameless has finally hit Netflix, and sure, it's a rocky one -- like, really rocky -- but if you've come this far, you might as well see how it ends. Season 11 wraps up the saga of the Gallagher family in the age of COVID, as the kids try to build lives for themselves outside the shadow of their father while Frank (William H. Macy) grapples with the effects of gentrification on the South Side. It's not the best the audacious family drama has to offer, but it's an ending. (Yesterday's rank: 9)


10. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword


For fans of: Guy Ritchie's frenetic style, shirtless Charlie Hunnam | Is it good?: It's not exactly legendary

Stylish director and Madonna marry-er Guy Ritchie brings his eye to the legend of King Arthur, casting Sons of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam to play the famed king. Jude Law plays the villain, who can turn himself into a demon knight, so it's not exactly a strict adaptation. (Yesterday's rank: n/a)


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