According to Netflix, the thriller Bird Box , which has been on display via the streaming service for a week, has broken a record. In the seven days that the film is now on view, it has been viewed by more than 45 million accounts worldwide.

Netflix reports on Twitter that not so many people have been watching a Netflix Original film in the first week after the premiere.

Bird Box , which includes Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich, revolves around a mysterious force that settles on Earth. When people ‘see’ this force, they commit suicide within a short time.

Because of this, survivors are doomed to stay indoors and when they go outside, they have to protect their eyes in order not to come into contact with the invisible and deadly sensation.  

It is rare for Netflix to share statistics about the films and series that can be viewed via the streaming service.