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'Morbius' was a box-office dud but now it's topping Netflix's charts, as the streamer's deal with Sony continues to pay off

9 September, 2022

"Morbius," Sony's Marvel movie starring Jared Leto as a vampiric antihero, disappointed in theaters after it debuted in April with $163 million globally, including just $74 million in the US.

Five months later, it's the No. 1 movie on Netflix in the US.

The movie landed on the streamer Wednesday, and has been the top movie on the service since (Netflix measures its daily top 10 lists by hours viewed the previous 24 hours).

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