'The Irishman' Earns Over 17M Viewers in First 5 Days on Netflix.
17.1 million unique U.S. viewers have tuned in to watch the Netflix film so far, according to Nielsen.
Martin Scorsese’s mafia film debuted on Nov.
27 on the streaming platform.
The film stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Anna Paquin.
'The Irishman' also had a limited theatrical run in the U.S. In comparison, 'Bird Box,' starring Sandra Bullock, had almost 26 million U.S. viewers in its first seven days in Dec.
Netflix has yet to release any information on how 'The Irishman' has performed.
The film's long runtime of 3 hours and 29 minutes has likely deterred some viewers.
751,000 U.S. viewers watched the entire movie on Nov.
27, according to Nielsen