Recently it was revealed that the US Netflix library only contained 31 of the top 250 films as ranked by IMBD. Well now comes word that UK Netflix is even worse.
It only has 28 of the top 250 films, according to Streaming Observer.
It cross-referenced IMDB's top 250 list with Netflix's content library across 10 countries. And the UK comes bottom.
That's not to say the UK's is the worst in any country Netflix operates in, only out of these 10. (Netflix is active in over 190 countries around the world, so this is a very small sample.)
And admittedly IMDB isn't the be-all and end-all when it comes to judging which films are good. But seeing as it's the most authoritative film database on the web, it's a pretty decent guide.
The US came second bottom, with 33 films (it must've added a couple since the original study). Canada is next, then Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Mexico. Brazil tops the list with 85.
Nevertheless, such a poor showing hasn't harmed Netflix's growth. The streaming service added 3 million members in the last three months, surpassing expectations.
Source: Streaming Observer