The latest data from Flix Patrol shows that “All of Us Are Dead” is continuing to grow in popularity. From twenty-five number one countries on January 29th, now forty-six countries rank the high school zombie thriller as the most popular Netflix offering. Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, and South Korea are now among those countries. “All of Us Are Dead” also ranks second place in the United States, up from third place on its first day of availability.
Official viewing hour figures from Netflix further confirm the trend. In its first week, “All of Us Are Dead” tabulated 124,790,000 hours across all Netflix viewers. These numbers, tabulated between January 24th and January 30th, outperform the closest competitor by over forty million hours. “All of Us Are Dead” is also the number one Netflix drama worldwide even compared to the English language leaderboard, outperforming its nearest competitor nearly thirty million viewing hours.
The only other South Korean program in the Netflix top ten is “Our Beloved Summer” which is thirteenth place on the FlixPatrol leaderboard. According to Netflix figures, it logged 22,730,000 viewing hours in the last week. This was good for a fifth place appearance in the Netflix non-English television leaderboard, and its sixth straight week in the top ten. “All of Us Are Dead” premiered on Netflix on January 28th, while “Our Beloved Summer” aired its last episode there on January 25th.
Written by William Schwartz
“All of Us Are Dead” is directed by Kim Nam-soo, Lee Jae-gyoowritten by Cheon Seong-iland features Park Ji-hu, Yoon Chan-young, Cho Yi-hyun, Lomon, Yoo In-soo, Lee Yoo-mi. Broadcasting information in Korea: 01/28/2022, on Netflix.
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema’s travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea’s public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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