The horror comedy celebrated almost exactly a month ago Hocus Pocus 2 their premiere exclusively on the streaming service DisneyPlus. What certainly only a few fans should have expected beforehand: Surprisingly, the film was able to set two records at the same time. We’ll tell you what record it is and why it’s so unexpected.
Hocus Pocus 2 records
According to a recent report by Deadline magazine, Hocus Pocus 2 has broken two records. Based on Nielsen company statistics, the horror comedy stars Sarah-Jessica Parker, Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy the most-watched film in Disney Plus history. Not even other successful exclusive releases like Prey, Black Widow or the animated film Rot can keep up. But that’s not all.
Hocus Pocus 2 could at the same time another record set up. According to Deadline’s report, it actually is the most watched streaming movie across platforms based on the figures of the opening weekend. During this period, it brought up the horror comedy more than 2.7 billion viewer minuteswhich no other production on other streaming platforms had previously achieved.
That’s why the record is so surprising
At least looking at the reviews and user ratings, this one is coming great success somewhat surprising. At the Internet Movie Database Hocus Pocus 2 comes to just one month after the launch 6.0 out of ten possible points, at Rotten Tomatoes the rating even stands only to 51 percent.
That doesn’t actually sound like a big wave of euphoria. Nevertheless, the film has obviously managed to arouse great interest and thus to attract many viewers. The time for publication should also be included ahead of this year’s Halloween celebrations played a not exactly small role.