‘Rebel Moon Part Two’ Debuts to Weaker Viewership Than Part 1 But It’s Not A Disaster


Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver

Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver. Cr. Netflix © 2024.

The extremely anticipated viewing figures for the sequel to Rebel Moon are right here. How nicely did it do?

As a fast recap, let’s recall how nicely the primary film did when it was launched late final 12 months. Back then, the film was barely boosted by an earlier launch time, debuting on a Thursday evening and over the vacation interval, undoubtedly giving it a extra favorable launch than half 2.

As a reminder, Part One debuted to 54.10 million viewing hours globally and 23.9M views.

The film went on to characteristic within the Netflix high 10s for 4 weeks:

Week Period Hours (M) Views / CVE NFLX Rank Weeks in Top 10
December seventeenth, 2023 to December twenty fourth, 2023 54,100,000 23,900,000 1 1
December twenty fourth, 2023 to December thirty first, 2023 77,000,000 (+42%) 34,000,000 1 2
December thirty first, 2023 to January seventh, 2024 25,100,000 (-67%) 11,100,000 2 3
January seventh, 2024 to January 14th, 2024 8,900,000 (-65%) 3,900,000 8 4

Part Two debuted in its first three days with 44.20 million hours watched and 21.40 Million views. The first film additionally notably re-appeared within the Netflix charts, scooping up an extra 12.5 million hours and 5.5 million views.

Here’s how Netflix describes the primary week viewership for Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver of their press launch:

“Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver debuted at #1 on the English Films List with 21.4M views, making it the most-watched title of the week. The sci-fi epic reached the Top 10 in 92 countries and pulled its prequel, Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire, back onto the list at #5 (5.5M views). Snyder has now had three consecutive #1 films on Netflix: Rebel Moon Parts One & Two and Army of the Dead.”

First Three Days Netflix Viewership

Picture: Netflix

Let’s stack that first three-day efficiency towards Netflix’s different films (each massive and small) over the previous few years:

First Three Days Netflix Vieweship Rebel Moon Part 2

Viewership for Rebel Moon Part 2 within the first three days vs different Netflix films launched on a Friday

What’s our verdict on these numbers? They’re OK. They’re not nice, however they’re additionally not a whole catastrophe. The massive query is, will they be sufficient for a 3rd film to be greenlit? Given the change in Netflix Film management, its future isn’t sure, though Zack Snyder continues to work on new tasks on the streamer, akin to Twilight of the Gods coming within the Fall of 2024.

Samba TV Numbers vs Other Netflix Movies

The first firm to publish numbers for Rebel Moon Part 2 was Samba TV, which measures viewership within the US on TV gadgets. They launched the primary numbers yesterday from April nineteenth via April twenty first, stating that 967,000 had tuned in to observe the film over the primary three days.

Their Tweet additionally acknowledged, “Black and Hispanic households were particularly likely to tune in, each over-indexing by 16%.”

We don’t have direct comparability numbers with Rebel Moon Part 1 and a couple of by way of Samba TV as a result of the analytics firm solely launched 5-day figures for the film. In the primary 5 days, the primary movie picked up 1.7M US households.

How nicely does that 967k determine stack up towards different Netflix film releases within the first three days? It tracks fairly low, being overwhelmed out by the likes of The Starling, Pain Hustlers, and Army of Thieves.

Rebel Moon Part 2 Samba Tv 3 Days Viewership

Rebel Moon could have much more possibilities to enter the highest 10s all year long, with the R-rated director cuts anticipated to reach on Netflix in late Summer 2024.

Thanks to What’s on Netflix contributor Frederic Durand, who primarily writes for his Substack Netflix and Chiffres, for serving to us put this text collectively. His new high 10 report might be on our website tomorrow.

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