Just Binge-Watched: 20 Most Popular Movies Streaming On Peacock December 2023

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Written By Jake C

Jake's favorite movie list is full of "based on a true story" classics like Cinderella Man. He has a simple taste in movies and often wonders in disbelief at how anyone actually enjoys some "critically acclaimed" movies.

Get your popcorn ready and your comfy spot on the couch prepped, as we dive into the most popular movies streaming on Peacock right now! Based on the buzz and ratings from The Movie Database, these flicks are what everyone’s watching. Whether you’re into heart-pounding action, gut-wrenching drama, or animated fun, there’s something here for every movie lover. So, without further ado, here’s the rundown of top-trending movies on Peacock that you can stream today!

The Grinch

The Grinch
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“The Grinch” (Nov 08, 2018) illuminates Dr. Seuss’s classic story with stunning animation and a heart as big as Whoville itself. Benedict Cumberbatch brings the grumpy green recluse to life in a way that will have both kids and adults grinning from ear-to-ear.

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2
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In “John Wick: Chapter 2” (Feb 08, 2017), Keanu Reeves returns as the titular hero, forced back into the fray by an honor-bound oath. The sequel raises the stakes with beautifully choreographed action scenes that have cemented John Wick as an action icon.

Detachment

Detachment
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“Detachment” (Apr 24, 2011) delivers a compelling narrative starring Adrien Brody as a substitute teacher making an impact amidst a struggling education system. It’s a raw, thought-provoking drama that doesn’t shy away from showing the harsh realities of modern teaching.

Thick as Thieves

Thick as Thieves
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Get drawn into the cunning world of heists and betrayal with “Thick as Thieves” (Jan 09, 2009), where Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas conspire in a high-stakes thriller. The movie keeps you guessing with its clever plot twists and thrilling heist sequences.

The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil

The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil
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“The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil” (May 15, 2019) is a gritty South Korean crime thriller that pairs an unlikely duo against a ruthless serial killer. It’s a fast-paced and gripping film that adds a fresh twist to the buddy cop genre.

Sing

Sing
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“Sing” (Nov 23, 2016) is an animated musical extravaganza that boasts an ensemble cast of lovable animal characters, each with a dream to pursue. The movie is an infectious feel-good hit, filled with humor and catchy tunes.

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

John Wick- Chapter 3 - Parabellum
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“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” (May 15, 2019) elevates the action with even more high-octane sequences and an ever-expanding lore. Wick’s journey continues as he battles against the world of assassins with the odds stacked against him.

Terrifier

Terrifier
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For horror aficionados, “Terrifier” (Jan 25, 2018) resurrects the fear of clowns with its slasher icon Art the Clown. It’s a gore-fest that pays homage to the horror classics of the 80s, with scares and carnage aplenty.

Train to Busan

Train to Busan
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On a high-speed journey of survival, “Train to Busan” (Jul 20, 2016) is a thrilling zombie apocalypse film that infuses its undead narrative with emotional depth. Fast-paced and harrowing, it’s a standout among the undead genre.

A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember
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“A Walk to Remember” (Jan 25, 2002) remains a touching teen drama that has audiences reaching for the tissues. The story of young love and transformation continues to resonate with viewers nearly two decades after its release.

John Wick

John Wick
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The original “John Wick” (Oct 22, 2014) introduced us to the Baba Yaga of the criminal underworld, with Keanu Reeves delivering a performance that redefined the modern action hero. It’s sleek, it’s stylish, and it’s brimming with revenge-fueled action.

Apocalypto

Apocalypto
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Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto” (Dec 07, 2006) takes you back to the twilight of the Mayan civilization with a tale of survival, courage, and resilience. It’s a visually stunning epic that’s both brutal and beautiful.

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ
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“The Passion of the Christ” (Feb 25, 2004) presents a powerful portrayal of the last hours of Jesus Christ. It’s a film that has garnered both controversy and acclaim for its intense and reverent depiction of its biblical subject matter.

Invasion

Invasion
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“Invasion” (Jan 01, 2020) brings a gripping tale of otherworldly threats and the fight to preserve humanity. With suspense and drama, this show weaves a story of resilience amidst extraterrestrial terror.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
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“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” (Aug 20, 2014) returns you to the noir-soaked streets of Frank Miller’s imagination. With its distinct visual style and an A-list cast, this sequel delivers a hard-hitting punch of thrills and spills.

The Jack in the Box: Awakening

The Jack in the Box: Awakening
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“The Jack in the Box: Awakening” (Feb 24, 2022) unboxes new terror with its take on the sinister clown trope. The horror flick will have you eyeing childhood toys with suspicion and unease.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
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Cult classic “Donnie Darko” (Oct 24, 2001) continues to mystify and captivate audiences with its dark, intricate narrative and standout performances. It’s a movie that invites multiple viewings and interpretations.

Lionheart

Lionheart
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“Lionheart” (Jun 07, 1990) showcases Jean-Claude Van Damme’s physical prowess and heart, packaged in an action drama that hits hard but never loses its soul. It’s classic Van Damme with a punch.

Point Break

Point Break
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The adrenaline-surging “Point Break” (Jan 31, 1991) takes you on a thrilling ride through the high-stakes world of bank robbers and undercover FBI agents. It’s a high-octane action film that will keep your pulse racing.

Cannibal Holocaust

Cannibal Holocaust
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Finally, “Cannibal Holocaust” (Feb 07, 1980) remains one of the most controversial and disturbing horror films ever made, infamous for its graphic imagery and ethical questions. This one’s for the most stout-hearted of horror enthusiasts.

The 20 Best Action Movies of All Time: Thrilling Adventures That Will Leave You Breathless

Inception For MSN
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Attention, movie lovers! Prepare for an exhilarating ride as we unveil the ultimate list of the 20 greatest action films ever made. From adrenaline-pumping car chases to mind-blowing fight sequences, we’ve got it all! So grab your snacks, silence your phone, and embark on a cinematic journey that will transport you to thrilling worlds. Superheroes, epic battles, and non-stop excitement await you. Buckle up and let the adventure begin!

The 20 Best Adventure Movies of All Time: Embark on Epic Quests and Thrilling Expeditions!

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Embark on an epic adventure through the greatest films of all time! Get ready for thrilling plots, heroic acts, and mesmerizing worlds that will leave you in awe. From Middle-earth’s epic battles to interstellar voyages, these 20 movies will take you on an unforgettable cinematic journey. Grab your popcorn, settle in, and let the adventure begin!

The 20 Best Thriller Movies Ever Made: Heart-Stopping Must-See Films

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Attention, movie buffs! Get ready for an adrenaline-fueled, pulse-pounding cinematic ride! Brace yourself for the top 20 thrillers of all time, featuring unforgettable moments like Batman vs. the Joker, the captivating non-linear storytelling of Pulp Fiction, and the iconic shower scene from Psycho. Buckle up, grab your popcorn, and prepare for a suspenseful journey through movie history. Let the thrills begin!