‘Don’t look up’ dethrones this horror ‘thriller’ as the second most watched movie on Netflix

‘Red Alert’, the action film starring Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson, continues to hold the top spot. For how long?

don’t look up It has become one of Netflix’s greatest hits. The apocalyptic satire directed by Adam McKay and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence has been climbing the list of most viewed movies on the platform. Just over a week ago it had already been ranked number three. But that number is now history. The film, also with Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep, It is already the second most watched movie on Netflix. And that means that one of the great successes of the streaming platform has been dethroned.

We talk about Blindly, the science fiction horror thriller starring Sandra Bullock that was a success in 2018 and that held, until now, the second place. As reported Deadline, don’t look up has accumulated 58.2 million hours viewed worldwide in the week of January 2 to 9. That means that the comedy adds up to a total of 321,520,000 hours of viewing since its premiere on Netflix on December 24. Blindly, for its part, has 282,020,000 hours of viewing.

As the aforementioned medium points out, these data are calculated according to the hours viewed of the film the first 28 days that it is on the streaming platform.

And don’t look up is in second position, who tops the list? The answer is Red alert, the action movie starring Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson. The film features 354,020,000 hours scored in its first 28 days of release.

Now it remains to wonder what will happen in the coming weeks. will it become don’t look up in the most watched movie on Netflix? The truth is that there is such a possibility, since the satire of DiCaprio and Lawrence could be maintaining interest in the public for longer than usual because the awards season has already begun.

For example, McKay’s film was nominated for Golden Globes. It is true that he left empty-handed, but he opted for the award in the categories of Best Musical or Comedy Film, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for DiCpario, Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Lawrence and Best Screenplay. The nominees for the awards are not yet known. Oscar 2022, but don’t look up it could be one of them.

While don’t look up follows two astronomers who discover that a comet is headed for Earth, Blindly It is set in a world where creatures cause death if you look at them. Both titles -and also Red alert– are available on Netflix.

The list of the most watched movies on Netflix will be in continuous evolution. As is the case with the list of the highest-grossing films in the history of cinema. Without going any further, this year it will be released on the streaming platform The Gray Man, a spy action thriller starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. Brothers Joe and Anthony Russo are its directors. Without a doubt, one of the future candidates to sneak into the highest positions of the most watched movies on Netflix.

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