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Stranger Things 3 Sets New Netflix Record Its First Four Days


Just how popular is Netflix’s Stranger Things? The streaming service has revealed that the TV series has set a new Netflix record, with 40.7 million household accounts having watched the show since its July 4th global launch. That’s more than any other film or series in its first four days. Netflix goes on to say that 18.2 million of those account have already finished the entire season.

Comparing that Netflix record to some other movies, the Sandra Bullock thriller Bird Box was watched by more than 45 million accounts its first seven days, and the Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston comedy Murder Mystery was watched by 30 million accounts its first three days. As far as TV series, The Umbrella Academy brought in 45 million accounts in one month, while You and Sex Education were viewed by 40 million accounts in their first months.

Stranger Things 3 cast includes Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, and Sadie Sink as Max. Also for the new season, Priah Ferguson becomes recurring as Erica Sinclair, and Maya Hawke was cast as Robin.

The series is created by The Duffer Brothers, who also serve as executive producers and directors along with Shawn Levy (who also directs), Dan Cohen and Iain Patterson. Stranger Things is a Netflix production.

The Stranger Things 3 episode titles include: “Suzie, Do You Copy?”; “The Mall Rats”; “The Case of the Missing Lifeguard”; “The Sauna Test”; “The Source”; “The Birthday”; “The Bite”; and “The Battle of Starcourt.”

Mirko Parlevliet
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.