Sony's "Morbius" is the No. 1 movie on Netflix right now, after landing on the service on Wednesday
Starting this year, Sony movies stream on Netflix after their theatrical and home-entertainment runs.
"Morbius," Sony's Marvel movie starring Jared Leto as a vampiric antihero
The movie landed on the streamer Wednesday, and has been the top movie on the service
"Morbius" is part of a five-year deal with Netflix reached in 2021 that kicked in this year
in which Netflix landed domestic streaming rights to Sony's movies after their theatrical and home-entertainment runs.
Sony, which doesn't have its own streaming platform, owns the film rights to Spider-Man
meaning Netflix will be the first streaming home for any future Marvel movies Sony releases to theaters.
The streamer also is licensing select older movies from Sony's library, such as its past Spider-Man movies
Sony movies have dominated consumer engagement on Netflix. According to Julia Alexander