Adam McKay’s local weather change satire Don’t Look Up is formally a report breaker, with the title attracting probably the most viewing hours for a film in a single week in Netflix’s historical past.
The pic’s 152.29 million hours watched globally within the week December 27 – January 2 is a brand new excessive watermark, the streamer has confirmed to Deadline.
Figures launched by Netflix present the Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence-starrer is already its third most-watched movie (in its first 28 days) of all time, behind solely Bird Box and Red Notice.
While Netflix doesn’t launch day-to-day information, Don’t Look Up is prone to be encroaching on the Sandra Bullock film, and will quickly take the all-time report away from the Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds crime caper.
Yesterday, director McKay tweeted that he was “straight up flabbergasted” by the viewing numbers the movie was receiving.
Despite dividing critics and audiences, the movie has clearly tapped into the zeitgeist, and has put renewed focus with reference to local weather change.
In its newest spherical of information launched, Netflix additionally revealed Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut The Lost Daughter had landed at quantity three on its listing of most-viewed English-language movies for the week with 18.26 million hours seen.
Meanwhile, César Rodrigues’ Brazilian drama Lulli was the most-watched non-English movie over the December 27 – January 2 interval with 15.21 million hours seen.