One of Netflix’s latest blockbusters is about to break a pretty big record for the video streaming service, proving that the platform is more popular than ever with movie buffs. Blood Red Sky, the horror-thriller based on a vampire trying to stop a group of plane hijackers, has done incredibly well for Netflix since it was released on July 23. And as the four weeks of its release draw closer, the film now prepares to be crowned the largest German project in the history of the service.
Blood Red Sky set to become Netflix’s biggest German hit
As reported by Deadline, Blood Red Sky is expected to surpass 50 million domestic streamers when it hits 28 days of service. The film hit # 1 in 57 different countries, including the United States, and hit the Top 10 in 93 countries. Blood Red Sky will then pass the success of the historic TV series Barbarians, becoming the most viewed German original product on Netflix.
This despite the fact that the film was appreciated more by critics than by the public (on Rotten Tomatoes it stopped at 57% of public reviews, against 81% of positive votes by critics). 90% of viewers who started the film ended up watching the entire film.
Directed by Peter Thorwarth, Blood Red Sky comes from a script that the director himself co-wrote with Stefan Holtz. Christian Becker produced the film, which stars Peri Baumeister, Kais Setti, Alexander Scheer, Dominic Purcell and Graham McTavish.
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