Netflix Data Analysis with the help of Python and Pandas

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Netflix Data Analysis:

Netflix has always been a data-driven company since its reception.Netflix uses data to extract insights and use them in improving their services.

Let us do a simple project with the help of pandas to answer some questions of Netflix Data.

Download data from here :

Import Libraries

import pandas as pd
import seaborn as sns

Import Dataset

netflix = pd.read_csv(r"C:\Users\abhis\Downloads\netflix.csv")

show_idtypetitledirectorcastcountrydate_addedratingdurationlisted_in Description
0s1MovieDick Johnson Is DeadKirsten JohnsonNaNUnited StatesSeptember 25, 2021PG-1390 minDocumentariesAs her father nears the end of his life, filmm…
1s1MovieDick Johnson Is DeadKirsten JohnsonNaNUnited StatesSeptember 25, 2021PG-1390 minDocumentariesAs her father nears the end of his life, filmm…
2s2TV ShowBlood & WaterNaNAma Qamata, Khosi Ngema, Gail Mabalane, Thaban…South AfricaSeptember 24, 2021TV-MA2 SeasonsInternational TV Shows, TV Dramas, TV MysteriesAfter crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town t…
3s3TV ShowGanglandsJulien LeclercqSami Bouajila, Tracy Gotoas, Samuel Jouy, Nabi…NaNSeptember 24, 2021TV-MA1 SeasonCrime TV Shows, International TV Shows, TV Act…To protect his family from a powerful drug lor…

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Simple Analysis

Top 5 Records


Last 5 Records:

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shape of Dataset

(8810, 11)

Size – Total number of elements (Values) in the dataset


Column names:

Index(['show_id', 'type', 'title', 'director', 'cast', 'country', 'date_added',
       'rating', 'duration', 'listed_in', 'description'],




show_id        object
type           object
title          object
director       object
cast           object
country        object
date_added     object
rating         object
duration       object
listed_in      object
description    object
dtype: object


<class 'pandas.core.frame.DataFrame'>
RangeIndex: 8810 entries, 0 to 8809
Data columns (total 11 columns):
 #   Column       Non-Null Count  Dtype 
---  ------       --------------  ----- 
 0   show_id      8810 non-null   object
 1   type         8810 non-null   object
 2   title        8810 non-null   object
 3   director     6176 non-null   object
 4   cast         7984 non-null   object
 5   country      7977 non-null   object
 6   date_added   8800 non-null   object
 7   rating       8806 non-null   object
 8   duration     8807 non-null   object
 9   listed_in    8810 non-null   object
 10  description  8810 non-null   object
dtypes: object(11)
memory usage: 757.2+ KB

Is there any duplicate Records,if yes then Remove Duplicate Records .

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To check Duplicate Records

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Remove Duplicate Records

netflix.drop_duplicates(inplace = True)

Is there any null-value in our dataset ? Show with heatmap



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Count null values

show_id           0
type              0
title             0
director       2634
cast            825
country         831
date_added       10
rating            4
duration          3
listed_in         0
description       0
dtype: int64



For ‘Squid Game’ , What is the showid and director of the show ?

To check if Squid Game in title

In [15]:

netflix.loc[netflix['title']=='Squid Game']
netflix[netflix['title'].isin(['Squid Game'])]
netflix[netflix['title'].str.contains('Squid Game')]

In which year the highest number of tv shows and movies are released? Show with Bar Graph

To perform an operation on date_added, we must first check its data type, and if it is not in DateTime, we should convert it.

Convert it into DateTime:

netflix['date_added'] = pd.to_datetime(netflix['date_added'])
2019.0    2016
2020.0    1879
2018.0    1649
2021.0    1498
2017.0    1188
2016.0     429
2015.0      82
2014.0      24
2011.0      13
2013.0      11
2012.0       3
2009.0       2
2008.0       2
2010.0       1
Name: date_added, dtype: int64

Bar Graph


How many movies and tv shows are in this dataset, Show with Graph?


Movie      6131
TV Show    2676
Name: type, dtype: int64

Bar Graph:


Show all the movies that were released in year 2021

Create a column ‘Release year’:

netflix['release year'] = netflix['date_added'].dt.year
netflix['release year']
0       2021.0
2       2021.0
3       2021.0
4       2021.0
5       2021.0
8805    2019.0
8806    2019.0
8807    2019.0
8808    2020.0
8809    2019.0
Name: release year, Length: 8807, dtype: float64
netflix.loc[(netflix['release year']==2021) & (netflix['type']=='Movie'),['title']]

Show only the titles of Movies released in india only

netflix.loc[(netflix['type']=='Movie') & (netflix['country']=='India'),['title']]

Show top 10 directors who gave most Shows and movies ever .

Rajiv Chilaka             19
Raúl Campos, Jan Suter    18
Marcus Raboy              16
Suhas Kadav               16
Jay Karas                 14
Cathy Garcia-Molina       13
Martin Scorsese           12
Youssef Chahine           12
Jay Chapman               12
Steven Spielberg          11
Name: director, dtype: int64

Show all the records of Indian Comedy Movies

netflix.loc[(netflix['country']=='India') & (netflix['listed_in'].str.contains('Comedies')) & (netflix['type']=='Movie')]

In how many movies ‘Will Smith’ is cast ?

netflixx = netflix.dropna()
netflixx.loc[netflixx['cast'].str.contains('Will Smith')]
netflixx.loc[netflixx['cast'].str.contains('Will Smith')]['cast'].count()

What are the different ratings defined by netflix ?


How many movies got TV-14 rating in india in 2021?

netflix.loc[(netflix['rating']=='TV-14') & (netflix['country']=='India') & (netflix['release year']==2021) & (netflix['type']=='Movie')]

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How many TV Shows got the ‘R’ rating, after year 2018 ?

netflix.loc[(netflix['type']=='TV Show') & (netflix['rating']=='R') & (netflix['release year']>2018)]

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