Samba TV, a polling company who track the household viewing figures using Smart TV statistics, have revealed that Zack Snyder’s Justice League drew 1.8 million households in its first five minutes over its debut weekend, a figure that leaves it trailing Wonder Woman 1984‘s Christmas Day bow of 2.2 million.
While Justice League couldn’t get the better of one of its own members, there was good news when it came to how it performed against the launch of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, which broke the streaming record for Disney+, but fell short of Snyder’s epic with 1.7 million household views.
There are obviously caveats as to how you interpret these figures, with the run-time, release date, and the fact that for many people Justice League might feel like the same movie they watched a few years ago, and a more detailed breakdown of the results can be found in Deadline’s story. Let us know what you think by heading to our social channels to continue the discussion @FlickeringMyth…
In ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE, determined to ensure Superman’s (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) aligns forces with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions. The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman (Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), and The Flash (Ezra Miller) may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad, and Darkseid, and their dreadful intentions.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League is directed by Zack Snyder and features Henry Cavill as Superman, Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, Robin Wright as General Antiope, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon, Amber Heard as Mera, Joe Morton as Silas Stone, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, Joe Manganiello as Deathstroke, Harry Lennix as Martian Manhunter, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Zheng Kai as Ryan Choi, Peter Guinness as DeSaad, Ray Porter as Darkseid, and Jared Leto as The Joker.