“Squid Game” may become the highest-rated drama in Netflix history


Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos told the media on Monday that the Korean drama “Squid Game” starring Jung-jae Lee and Hae-soo Park and directed by “Silenced” director Dong-hyuk Hwang has become the highest-rated non-English original drama in history.

"Squid Game" may become the highest-rated drama in Netflix history

“It has a great chance to become the highest-rated of all the series.” The English series “Stranger Things” and “Bridgerton” may be surpassed by it.

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After “Gisaengchung” won the Oscar for Best Picture, Korean Film and Television is about to set another record.

"Squid Game" may become the highest-rated drama in Netflix history

After “Squid Game” went live on September 17th, it caused heated discussions. IMDb29,000 people scored 8.3 points and Mtime.com scored 7.6.

“Squid Game” tells about hundreds of people trapped in their lives who participated in 6 life and death games for a prize of 45.6 billion won.

These 6 games are often played by children in South Korea (and even in East Asia).

"Squid Game" may become the highest-rated drama in Netflix history

Netflix’s statistical method for original dramas is: how many people watched the episode for at least 2 minutes within 28 days of its launch.

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“Squid Game” was launched on September 17, and the statistical time limit has not yet reached.

Let’s take a look at the ranking of previous ratings:

10.”Fate: The Winx Saga” 57 million

9.”Emily in Paris” 58 million

8.”Sweet Tooth” 60 million

7.”The Queen’s Gambit” 62 million

6.”Tiger King” 64 million

5.”Stranger Things” Season 3 64 million

4.”La casa de papel” (Money Heist) Season 4 65 million

3.”Lupin” first season 70 million

2.”The Witcher” first season 76 million

1.”Bridgerton” 82 million

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