- Film & TV
- 11 Dec 19
The Irishman wracks up an impressive number of streams within its first week.
Netflix has announced viewing figures for Martin Scorsese's gangster epic The Irishman, revealing that more than 26 million accounts watched the film in its first week.
The glorious film, with a classic cast of Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino, was released on the streaming giant on November 27 following its brief cinema run.
Over a tweet, the streaming service has announced that the three-and-a-half-hour crime drama was streamed by 26.4 million accounts around the world within seven days of release on Twitter.
*pours glass of wine*
My friends, I’ve got some news from the big guy at the top: THE IRISHMAN was watched by 26,404,081 accounts globally — within its first 7 days on Netflix. pic.twitter.com/abVV993CWS
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) December 10, 2019
On Monday it was awarded five Golden Globe nominations, including for best drama film and best supporting actor nods for Pesci and Pacino. De Niro, however, to our surprise was not nominated leading actor category.
- Film & TV
- 30 Jul 21