Don’t Look Up only recently hit Netflix, but it has already become the third most-watched film produced by the streaming service in its history. As reported by Screen Rant, the satire film has raced up the Netflix viewing charts to sit in third place.
The only two films to have bettered it are Bird Box and Red Notice.
Don’t Look Up pulls in high viewing figures despite divisive critical reaction
At present, Don’t Look Up has clocked around 263 million in total hours watched over a 28 day period. Considering it was released on Christmas Eve last year, those are impressive numbers.
Over a similar period, Bird Box‘s viewing figures stood at 282 million hours. Whereas Red Notice clocked up 364 million hours.
Directed by Adam McKay, Don’t Look Up boasts a star-studded cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Ariana Grande, Jonah Hill, and Timothée Chalamet. The film has divided critics, and currently stands as 57% on Rotten Tomatoes.
It would have been interesting to see how well Don’t Look Up would have done had it got a theatrical release. But, Netflix will undoubtedly be very pleased by these positive viewing figures as a payoff on their investment.
Don’t Look Up is now available to stream on Netflix.
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