Red Notice on track to be Netflix’s most-watched movie of all time

Red Notice on track to be Netflix’s most-watched movie of all time
Within 10 days of release, film has logged 277.9 million hours, 只是 4.12 million away from ‘Bird Box’

网飞Red Notice is on track to become the streaming platform’s most-watched movie of all time.

Within 10 days of its release on the platform on 12 十一月, the action-comedy film that features Ryan Reynolds, 盖尔·加朵, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has already logged 277.9 million hours, 只是 4.12 million away from Sandra BullockBird Box.

The film has received such a turnout despite receiving scathing reviews from critics.

独立报 Clarisse Loughrey gave the film a two-star review calling it “less a film than a collection of buzzwords.”

“Nothing about writer-director Rawson Marshall Thurber’s story makes a lick of sense. Nor does it have the outright absurdity of his earlier comedies, 如 Dodgeball 或者 Central Intelligence,” she wrote.

In a two-star interview, Wendy Ide of 守护者Red Notice is so “concerned with knitting together a mess of double-crosses and false endings that it loses the propulsive drive and excitement of the films it imitates”.

Red Notice has some engaging characters, but the praise stops there as the film lacks in every other category,”写道 Deadline’s Valerie Complex.

然而, earlier this month, Ryan Reynolds claimed that the newly-released blockbuster broke Netflix’s record for most views on the day of release, and he was right.

Reynolds wrote on Twitter: “WOW #RedNotice is @Netflix biggest ever opening day for a film. Congrats to this whole team!”

“Can’t wait for Red Notice (Taylor’s Version),” he joked, referring to Taylor Swift’s album 红色的 (Taylor’s Version), which was also released last week.

Red Notice focuses on an Interpol agent who attempts to hunt down and capture the world’s most wanted art thief.

With a reported budget of $200m (£145m), the film is thought to be Netflix’s most expensive ever.

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