“Elemental” Shatters Disney+ Records, Outshines “Turning Red” in Premiere Viewership


Disney and Pixar’s Elemental has set a new record for the biggest movie premiere of the year on Disney+. The film, which stars Leah Lewis and Mamoudou Athie, racked up 26.4 million views in its first five days of streaming. This puts it among the Top 10 movie premieres in the history of the streaming service.

Elemental is set in Element City, where fire-, water-, earth-, and air-residents live together. The film follows the story of Ember (Lewis), a quick-witted and fiery young woman, and Wade (Athie), a sappy and go-with-the-flow guy. The two form an unlikely friendship, which challenges Ember’s beliefs about the world they live in and the person she wants to be.

Elemental was released in theaters in June, where it proved to be a box office success, grossing over $484 million worldwide. The film also received positive reviews from critics, with a score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The film’s success on Disney+ is a testament to its strong storytelling, relatable characters, and heartwarming message. It is also a sign of the growing popularity of Disney+, which has become the go-to destination for streaming Disney and Pixar films.

Here are some additional details about Elemental’s success on Disney+:

  • Elemental is the most-viewed animated movie premiere since Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red was released in March 2022.
  • Elemental is the most-viewed Disney+ movie premiere of all time in Latin America.
  • Elemental’s success on Disney+ is even more impressive considering that it was released just three months after its theatrical debut.

Overall, Elemental is a huge success for Disney and Pixar. It is a well-made film that has resonated with audiences both in theaters and on streaming. Elemental is a must-watch for fans of Disney and Pixar films, as well as anyone who loves a good story about friendship and acceptance.

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