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Jack Neo’s Ah Boys To Men Is Netflix’s Most Popular Singaporean Title Of 2020

‘The Noose’, ‘Incredible Tales’ and ‘Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd’ are among 2020’s most-watched homegrown fare on Netflix here.

Jack Neo’s Ah Boys To Men Is Netflix’s Most Popular Singaporean Title Of 2020

‘The Noose’, ‘Incredible Tales’ and ‘Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd’ are among 2020’s most-watched homegrown fare on Netflix here.

Jack Neo’s Ah Boys to Men is Netflix’s No.1 local title of 2020 in Singapore.

Chris Hemsworth’s action bonanza Extraction, the Blackpink documentary Light Up the Sky, and the Lee Min-Ho-starring K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch are also among the most-watched shows here, Netflix announced Thursday (Dec 10).

Netflix, which rarely shares viewership figures, unveiled a master list of its most-favoured content by genre (no distinction is made between movies and TV shows). The findings are not ranked, only the No.1 title in the respective genre is revealed. The list is a mix of Netflix original productions and licensed shows.

Most Popular Titles of 2020 on Netflix in Singapore (by genre)

Drama: Enola Holmes

K-Drama: The King: Eternal Monarch

Comedy: Emily in Paris

Romance: Crazy Rich Asians

Kids & Family: The Angry Birds Movie 2

Action: Extraction

Thriller: Money Heist: Part 4

Horror: #Alive

Documentary: BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky

Anime: Pokémon: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

For Singaporean content, Ah Boys to Men, Jack Neo’s 2012 military service-themed dramedy, came in No.1. Other Neo-directed/produced titles popular with viewers include 2004’s The Best Bet, 2009’s Where Got Ghost?, 2011’s Where Got Ghost? (directed by Mark Lee and Boris Boo) and 2013’s Ah Boys to Men 2.

In terms of homegrown TV fare, compilation versions of The Noose, Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd and Incredible Tales also made the cut. (Complete seasons of these shows are available on meWATCH.)

Netflix beefed up its Singaporean content this year by dropping 106 movies and TV shows between August and October, and another 18 titles between November and December. Here are the popular local shows that viewers here streamed:

Most Popular Singaporean Releases Of 2020

Ah Boys to Men

Ah Boys to Men 2

Army Daze

Best of Phua Chua Kang Pte Ltd

The Ghosts Must Be Crazy

Where Got Ghost?

In the Room


The Best Bet

Best of The Noose

Best of Incredible Tales

Here are the other popular titles in Singapore by genre:

1 of 10 Most Popular Drama Releases Of 2020

Enola Holmes


The Queen’s Gambit

The Devil All The Time

The World Of The Married

The 15:17 To Paris

Uncut Gems

The Half Of It

2 of 10 Most Popular K-Drama Releases Of 2020

The King: Eternal Monarch

Kingdom: Season 2

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

The World of the Married

Mystic Pop-up Bar

Was it Love?

Record of Youth


Itaewon Class

Hi Bye, Mama!

3 of 10 Most Popular Comedy Releases Of 2020

Emily in Paris

Ah Boys to Men 1

Ah Boys to Men 2


Space Force

Ocean’s 8

Johnny English Strikes Again

Never Have I Ever

Sex Education: Season 2

Night School

4 of 10 Most Popular Romance Releases Of 2020

Crazy Rich Asians

The Kissing Booth 2

The Princess Switch: Switched Again

To All The Boys P.S. I Still Love You


It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

Love, Guaranteed

Was it Love?

Operation Christmas Drop

My Holo Love

5 of 10 Most Popular Kids & Family Releases Of 2020

The Angry Birds Movie 2

Over The Moon

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run

The Willoughbys

The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two

The Babysitter’s Guide To Monster Hunting

Pets United

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous


6 of 10 Most Popular Action Releases Of 2020


The Old Guard

Project Power

The Meg


Charlie’s Angels (2019)

The Umbrella Academy

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Mission: Impossible — Falllout

Spider-Man: Far From Home

7 of 10 Most Popular Thriller Releases Of 2020

Money Heist: Part 4

The Platform

Kingdom: Season 2

The Call

Spenser Confidential

Dangerous Lies

8 of 10 Most Popular Horror Releases Of 2020


The Maid (the Kelvin Tong version, not the Thai movie of the same title)

The Ghosts Must Be Crazy

Where Got Ghost?

The Babysitter: Killer Queen

Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island


The First Purge

The Haunting of Bly Manor

9 of 10 Most Popular Anime Releases Of 2020

Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back — Evolution

Spirited Away

Howl’s Moving Castle

My Neighbor Totoro

Blood Of Zeus

A Whisker Away

10 of 10 Most Popular Documentary Releases Of 2020

BLACKPINK: Light Up The Sky

American Murder: The Family Next Door

The Last Dance

History 101

The Social Dilemma

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