New Netflix thriller Locked In has viewers divided despite being in Top 10 and having huge twist ending
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Choosing a film out of Netflix's Top 10 list is supposed to be a safe option that saves you endlessly scrolling through films.
But some of us have to find out the hard way that just because a movie is one of the most watched that week across the globe, it doesn't mean we'll definitely enjoy it.
Postpone the popcorn if you're settling down to watch Netflix's new thriller Locked In - as not all viewers are impressed.
After its release on 1 November, the internet has been abuzz with amateur film critics sharing their opinions of it.
It bagged the top spot on Netflix's Global Top 10 list, so subscribers were expecting big things.
Locked In has plenty of familiar faces in it too - with the likes of Anna Friel, Famke Janssen, Finn Cole, Rose Williams and Alex Hassell - so fans thought it would be a sure fire hit.
But even with an all-star cast, the film didn't manage to engross a host of viewers - with one admitting they 'spent most of the movie on my phone and didn't bother to rewind anything'. Hardly a rave review.
The movie is a tense family affair which explores the wildly complex relationship between a woman and her mother-in-law.
But obviously, there is a lot more to it than that.
Katherine, played by X-Men star Janssen, wakes up in hospital after being hit by a car and is suffering from locked-in syndrome.
The only way she can communicate is by blinking and her devoted nurse Nicky - played by Marcella actor Friel - begins to investigate what led to her accident.
Katherine claims there has been a murder and fans then get a glimpse at her former life through a series of flashbacks.
The film, directed by Nour Wazzi, shows her complicated relationship with her son Jamie, played by Peaky Blinders actor Cole, and daughter-in-law Lina, played by Williams.
There's a hint of an affair, betrayal and accusations of a 'gold digger' - as well as a huge twist at the end.
The one hour and 36 minute watch is full of tragedy, suspense and family politics - which you would expect to be a recipe for success.
But viewers have been left divided by the thriller, with many taking to social media to say they switched off as it was a bit of an anticlimax.
One said: "Turned it off, thought it was a load of rubbish."
Another wrote: "This had so much potential. It was slow and ok."
A third fumed: "The ending was best part, boring and predictable."
Someone else added: "Grandkids came round 30 minutes in. Thank goodness. Very boring."
While a fifth commented: "One of the worst movies I've ever seen!"
To be fair, half of those didn't even keep it on long enough to reach the big twist.
But not everyone had such a harsh critique to share, although the main issue seemed to be that the thriller is a bit of a slow burner.
One viewer said: "I watched it and enjoyed it. Fairly easy watching, quite suspenseful."
A second added: "Pretty good. Well done. Depressing, however there's a bit to learn from this show. Definitely NOT for all tastes."
Another said: "Good film! Thought the ending could have been a bit better. Definitely worth a watch!"
And a final user commented: "Easy enjoyable watching. I loved the twist at the end."
Looks like we will have to make our own minds up on this one.
Locked In is available to stream on Netflix now.