Netflix series Murder Mystery has racked up the biggest opening with 30,869,863 unique accounts watching it in the first three days.
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30,869,863 accounts watched Murder Mystery in its first 3 days – the biggest opening weekend ever for a Netflix Film. 13,374,914 accounts in the US and Canada, and 17,494,949 more worldwide.
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As Netflix has previously established, it counts a view as someone watching more than 70 percent of a particular title. 13,374,914 of the accounts were in the US and Canada alone, with the remaining 17 million spread elsewhere worldwide. In 2017 Netflix explained viewers had already streamed over half a billion hours of Adam Sandler, clearing up any doubt about the four-picture deal it signed him to.
Suddenly we know more about Netflix viewers’ habits than ever before — probably not coincidentally at the same time there’s more streaming competition joining the party — including that its heist flick Triple Frontierscored a 52 million account opening weekend, or that Bird Box racked up 45 million in one week last year. In the UK it even publishes Top Ten listsnow.