Netflix has done something it's never done before. The usually-guarded streaming giant has surprisingly revealed viewership figures for its original series and movies. This week, with the release of its third-quarter earnings, Netflix disclosed its most-watched originals from the past 12 months.

Unsurprisingly, Stranger Things makes the top of the list for most-watched series with an incredible 64 million views. The ’80s-besotted supernatural series beat out The Umbrella Academy at second place and Spanish show Money Heist, which ranked third.

For Netflix original movies, the thriller Bird Box takes the top spot with an eye-opening 80 million views, followed by the Adam Sandler comedy Murder Mystery, at 73 million. Check out the full top ten lists below.

Top series by viewership

1. Stranger Things — 64 million views 2. Umbrella Academy — 45 million views 3. La Casa de Papel aka Money Heist — 44 million views 4. You — 40 million views 5. Sex Education — 40 million views 6. Our Planet — 33 million views 7. Unbelievable — 32 million views 8. Dead to Me — 30 million views 9. When They See Us — 25 million views 10. Elite — 20 million views

Top movies by viewership

1. Bird Box  — 80 million views 2. Murder Mystery — 73 million views 3. Triple Frontier — 52 million views 4. The Perfect Date  — 48 million views 5. Tall Girl — 41 million views 6. The Highwaymen— 40 million views 7. Secret Obsession — 40 million views 8. Always Be My Maybe — 32 million views 9. Otherhood— 29 million views 10. Fyre — 20 million views

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