30 million audience for 'Murder Mystery' breaks Netflix records

Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler starrer began streaming on June 14
'Murder Mystery' enjoyed a record-breaking start
'Murder Mystery' enjoyed a record-breaking start


The Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler starrer Murder Mystery was viewed by around 30.9 million accounts in its first three days since premiering on June 14, Netflix has claimed.

The numbers were shared by @NetflixIsAJoke, the official Twitter account for the company's comedy projects. 

Of those 30 million, over 13 million were from within the U.S. and Canada while the other 17 million or so were from across the globe. 

You might like

NOW STREAMING: 'Jinn', the first Middle East original series, on Netflix

Netflix typically does not share viewership numbers for its film, except for rare instances.

Murder Mystery features Aniston and Sandler as a married couple who get framed for the killing of a billionaire’s elderly uncle while on holiday in Europe. 

You might like

Could a Friends reunion show be coming to Netflix?

Netflix‘s first Arabic Original, Jinn, that premiered on June 13, has not had such a smooth start. Jinn fell foul of Jordanian government officials, where the supernatural series is set. Jordanian officials have condemned the teen drama for its “lewd scenes” with calls for censorship and removal of the teen drama series from Netflix’s service in the country.

Most Popular

Editor's Choice

StarzPlay’s tech powers India’s Lionsgate Play
Provides managed services, developed by StarzPlay, to mark successful launch of Lionsgate Play ...
Subscribe to Digital Studio Middle East
The latest editor of Digital Studio Middle East, the foremost and most respected platform for ...
Dubai's Faisal Hashmi working on feature film
10 short films in 10 years has earned Faisal Hashmi international plaudits at film festival, ...

Don't Miss a Story