Chris Hemsworth overjoyed that 'Extraction' is set to become 'Netflix's biggest feature film of all time'

Chris Hemsworth overjoyed that 'Extraction' is set to become 'Netflix's biggest feature film of all time'
Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake (Netflix)

The Chris Hemsworth-starrer, 'Extraction' debuted on April 24 on Netflix to positive critical acclaim. The violent and bloody crime-thriller saw Hemsworth play Tyler Rake, a black market mercenary on a mission to Dhaka to rescue the teenage son of an Indian ganglord.

Played by Rudraksh Jaiswal, Ovi is abducted by his father's nemesis, Amir Asif (Priyanshu Painyuli) and the onus is on Rake to extract the boy and bring him back. 

On Saturday, May 2, Hemsworth took to Instagram to offer a "massive thank you" to his fans for checking out 'Extraction' and making it "the #1 film" on the streaming platform.

As far as supporting the theory of the slambang action-packed film taking in top spot goes, Indiewire listed the film as No1 in Netflix's list of most-viewed films this week. 

Netflix Movies: Most viewed, current ranking and highest position during the week (Via Indiewire)

1(1) 'Extraction' – Netflix original

2 (1) 'The Willoughbys' – Netflix original

3 (3) 'Django Unchained' – 2012 theatrical release

4 (1) 'Despicable Me' – 2010 theatrical release

5 (5) 'Angel Has Fallen' – 2019 theatrical release

6 (3) 'Code 8' – Netflix original

7 (7) 'Incredibles 2' – 2018 theatrical release

8 (2) 'The Green Hornet' – 2011 theatrical release

9 (9) 'The Plagues of Breslau' – Netflix original (Poland)

10 (6) 'Angry Birds 2' – 2019 theatrical release

"It looks like it is going to be Netflix's biggest feature film of all time, which is absolutely mind-blowing and we are blown away by the response and the support," said Hemsworth in the video. "So, on behalf of myself, the Russo brothers, Netflix, and director Sam Hargrave thank you so so much. We love you guys."

The 36-year-old Australian actor also expressed his interest in being part of a sequel if there was one. "There has been a lot of talk about sequels and prequels and all sorts of things and all I can say is who knows, but with this kind of support it is something I will be pretty stoked to jump back into."

"So, I love you guys, you're the best, be well, and stay safe! Cheers."

Directed by Sam Hargrave, 'Extraction' also stars Randeep Hooda, David Harbour and Golshifteh Farahani in significant roles. It is currently streaming on Netflix.

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