Since the viewership numbers come from the crowd and not critics, the correlation appears to be legit, but the superstar cast most likely had something to do with it too. The cast isn’t simply loaded with talented honor champs, but additionally stars who are known to draw a group of people from their names alone like DiCaprio and Lawrence. While there’s a strong correlation between Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score and film execution, the score is reasonable a greater amount of an indicator of popularity than a viewership driver, but a film’s cast can be one of the biggest crowd draws. The fact that the cast is attracting viewership to a film 74 percent of watchers rate positively certainly helps, though.
Obviously, there’s likewise the fact that Don’t Look Up is profoundly touted as a satire about the reaction to a hotly debated issue like climate change, which definitely fans the fire close by the cast and survey score with regards to informal. While critic audits get a lot of attention, particularly on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s reasonable they’re not essential for large streaming numbers or film industry exhibitions.
While critics weren’t infatuated with Don’t Look Up, giving it a 55 percent Rotten Tomatoes score, the film got a 74 percent Audience score, which is considerably more important for viewership, both on streaming and film industry. Red Notice is Netflix’s last enormous streaming entertainer, and it had an even lower 37 percent score from critics and Fresh 67 percent Audience score (92 percent on the off chance that you count Rotten Tomatoes’ “Confirmed Audience” score, compared to Don’t Look Up’s 74 percent Verified Audience score).
Don’t Look Up set a Netflix record with 152 million hours watched in its first week on the streamer, despite the fact that it didn’t get generally excellent Rotten Tomatoes survey score from critics. The apocalypse satire with a star-studded cast is a huge hit and could even outperform Bird Box and Red Notice to likewise be Netflix’s most-watched film in its first 28 days.
Adam McKay’s recent films have all had huge casts, but Don’t Look Up appears to be much more pressed than most, featuring Academy Award victors and candidates in practically every significant job, including Meryl Streep, who holds the record for most Academy Award nominations for any actor, with 21 nominations and three successes. In addition to Streep’s wins, Leonardo DiCaprio has one win from six nominations, Jennifer Lawrence has one win from four nominations, Cate Blanchett has two successes from six nominations, and Mark Rylance has one win from one nomination.