Netflix announced on December 28 that more than 45 million accounts watched its Netflix original movie, Bird Box, in seven days, making it a record breaking debut for the streaming service. To put that number in context, it means around a third of Netflix subscribers have already watched the film.
Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have already watched Bird Box — best first 7 days ever for a Netflix film! pic.twitter.com/uorU3cSzHR
— Netflix Film (@NetflixFilm) December 28, 2018
“Took off my blindfold this morning to discover that 45,037,125 Netflix accounts have already watched ‘Bird Box’ — best first 7 days ever for a Netflix film!” the streaming service’s official Twitter posted on Friday, alongside a GIF of the flick’s leading lady taking off her blindfold and saying, “Oh my god.‘Bird Box’ has also been a topic of conversation on social media, with many users poking fun at the film and creating hilarious memes.