The Disney remake, which is available on Disney+, tops the charts in 53 out of 87 countries across Europe, North and South America, Oceania, and Africa, where data was collected. In other words, Mulan is a movie of choice in 61% of countries worldwide analyzed in the research.
The first movie in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), comes in second in the list. It is the most searched for in 28 countries (32%) across the world.
The rest of the six countries have unique preferences. Indians most favor the movie from their home country — a newly released Hindi romantic comedy Ginny Weds Sunny (2020).
Estonia and Albania prefer the classics. Pulp Fiction (1994) is the most searched movie in Estonia, while The Godfather is the movie of choice in (1972) in Albania.
Israelis are into the academy-award winning comedy-drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), while in Japan, the top trending movie is Marvel Studios Avengers: Endgame (2019).
The United States has Halloween fever
While the world is crazy about Mulan, the United States is all about Halloween movies. The research found that in the US Halloween themed films make up 50% of movies that are trending this month.
Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated film The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) tops the charts as this month’s favorite in the states. The movie is number one in 24 (47%) of US states.
Tim Burton’s Halloween classic, Beetlejuice (1988), is the second most searched for movie in the US right now. This American fantasy comedy is favored in 19 (37%) states.
Also in the top three most popular movies in the US is Mulan. A total of 5 states (10%) favor Mulan over other movies.