The buzzy new thriller from one of the directors of the hit serial killer show Mindhunter has become a massive global success on Netflix.
The Killer, directed by David Fincher, is currently the top-ranking English-language movie on Netflix, attracting 27.9 million viewers and 55.7 million hours viewed.
David Fincher first collaborated with Netflix on House of Cards and has since worked on shows like Mindhunter and directed movies like Mank
Locked In, starring Famke Janssen, holds the second spot on the chart with 21.4 million hours viewed, lagging behind The Killer.
The Killer has topped the Netflix chart. The movie is the latest directorial effort from David Fincher, who began a lucrative relationship with Netflix after executive producing their early hit show House of Cards, later becoming the unofficial showrunner and sometime director for the serial killer show Mindhunter as well as directing Mank, among other titles. It stars Michael Fassbender as an unnamed assassin who isn’t certain if he has a grip on his own mind.
Netflix has now calculated their global Top 10 chart for English-language movies. David Fincher’s The Killer has claimed the No. 1 spot on the chart thanks to 27.9 million viewers accumulating a total of 55.7 million hours viewed. There is a significant gulf between that and the No. 2 movie, Locked In starring Famke Janssen, which had 21.4 million hours viewed.