Netflix original movies poll: Express readers make ULTIMATE choice | Films | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese may not have won the hearts of Oscar voters, but he certainly won the hearts of readers.

The crime drama The Irishman swept the vote with almost a third, winning our poll with 29 per cent of the vote.

Coming up close was Bird Box, the Sandra Bullock horror, which received 27 per cent of the vote, while third place went to The Two Popes, who received 14 per cent of the vote.

The King, the Shakespeare retelling, gained 11 per cent of the vote, while El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie and Marriage Story sadly languished at the back of the queue, with eight and five per cent respectively.

This means Express readers have fairly similar takes on the movies to the rest of the UK, as data conducted by the OLBG revealed UK movie-fanatics have a clear favourite Netflix original movie.

The Irishman came out top, which was nominated for awards all over the world.

The film, which clocked in at just shorter than three and a half hours, starred Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino, and was directed by Martin Scorsese.

The Irishman became too expensive for Scorsese to produce with his usual studio, Paramount Pictures, when the actors required de-ageing CGI to show their characters throughout the years.

De Niro starred as Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, a friend of mobsters who claimed to have killed a prominent public figure, Jimmy Holla (played by Pacino).

The second movie loved by UK fans is the Sandra Bullock movie Bird Box.

While Bird Box gained mixed reviews from critics, it became a cultural phenomenon, with many people even started a social media trend called the Bird Box Challenge.

The film has also spawned a sequel, and follows a dystopian future where a strange power forces people to take their own lives when they see it.

Bullock, along with two children she has taken into her care after the deaths of their parents, must blindly lead them to a sanctuary where the strange power cannot hurt them.

The third top film from UK votes is El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.

This was, of course, a spin-off film to Breaking Bad, and starred Aaron Paul reprising his role as Jesse Pinkman.

In this film, Jesse picked up where fans left off in the finale of Breaking Bad, and he had to try and gather enough money to escape his life after the cops were searching for him.

Needless to say, this movie did well due to the number of Breaking Bad fans desperate to get another fix, and the creator of the series even confirmed more Breaking Bad content could be on the way.

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