Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Extraction’ Is The Most Popular Netflix Original Film

The action thriller beat 'The Irishman' and 'Bird Box' to the top spot.

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Netflix recently announced its ten biggest original films, with Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction taking the top spot.

Netflix has quickly become a streaming giant over the last few years and has since attracting huge names to star in its original films. The platform recently announced which of its original movies have been the most popular with audiences in the first four weeks of their release. Given Chris Hemsworth’s A-list status, it isn’t surprising that Extraction is one of the two most popular original films, after it was streamed 99 million times in its first month on Netflix.

Following Extraction, Sandra Bullock’s Bird Box nabbed second place with 89 million streams in its first four weeks. With the huge success of the Chris Hemsworth film, it comes as no surprise that a sequel is in the works written by Avengers director Joe Russo, who explained that he’s looking to up the stakes both emotionally and physically for Tyler Rake. Interestingly, Extraction beat other huge Netflix original films like Ben Affleck’s Triple Frontier, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman and Ryan Reynolds’ 6 Underground to the top spot.

  1. Extraction – 99 million
  2. Bird Box – 89 million
  3. Spenser Confidential – 85 million
  4. 6 Underground – 83 million
  5. Murder Mystery – 73 million
  6. The Irishman – 64 million
  7. Triple Frontier – 63 million
  8. The Wrong Missy – 59 million
  9. The Platform – 56 million
  10. The Perfect Date – 48 million

Did you enjoy Chris Hemsworth’s Extraction? What do you think of the other films on the list? 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!

Eammon Jacobs

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