Chris Hemsworth Praises ‘Extraction’ As Netflix’s Most Popular Original Film

The thriller beat other titles like 'The Irishman' and 'Bird Box' with 99 million streams.

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Extraction star Chris Hemsworth celebrates after Netflix announced the film is its most popular original film.

After the recent news from Netflix that Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction is the most popular original film on the streaming service, the star took to Instagram to celebrate all the hard work that went into the gritty action thriller. Extraction was streamed 99 million times within its first four weeks of release on Netflix, beating other original films like Bird Box and Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman to the top spot.

Most recently, Avengers director Joe Russo discussed Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction sequel, teasing that the script he’s writing will raise the stakes both physically and emotionally for the hero. Since Russo is still working on the script and with the ongoing pandemic still affecting the industry, it’s not clear when the Extraction sequel will arrive on Netflix. But the star took the time to celebrate the Netflix original film by posting a screenshot of the Deadline article announcing the news, explaining in the caption that he can’t thank fans enough for supporting the thriller. Take a look below.

Did you enjoy Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction? Which other Netflix original movies do you like? Sound-off in the comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for Extraction:

Tyler Rake (Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy.

Directed by Sam Hargrave from a script written by Joe Russo, Extraction stars Chris Hemsworth, David Harbour, and Derek Luke.

Extraction is available to stream on Netflix. Stay tuned for all the latest news surrounding Extraction and be sure to check out and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for new video content!

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