Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer" Has Record-Breaking Weekend Launch for Peacock

Christopher Nolan's Global Cinematic Phenomenon "Oppenheimer" Has Record-Breaking Weekend Launch for Peacock



• Building on its remarkable run in theaters where it grossed just shy of $1 billion globally, the 13x Academy Award-nominated film OPPENHEIMER debuted on streaming this past weekend to record-breaking results for Peacock.

• Over its launch weekend on the platform (Feb. 16-19), OPPENHEIMER became the most-watched Pay 1 film premiere ever on Peacock, surpassing Illumination's THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE, which previously held the record.

• Nolan's record-shattering epic thriller, OPPENHEIMER, has earned 13 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Directing, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor and Actress, and has won seven BAFTA Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. For more about OPPENHEIMER on Peacock, click here.

• Peacock first shared the OPPENHEIMER streaming date with fans in a trailer during the platform's exclusive AFC Wildcard Game on Jan 23, ultimately bringing awareness to tens of millions of Peacock customers and driving anticipation for the film's debut on Peacock.

• In addition to OPPENHEIMER, Peacock curated an "Impact the World" on-platform collection featuring more than 15 Behind-the-Scenes OPPENHEIMER featurettes, six Christopher Nolan-directed films, 13 movies featuring Cillian Murphy and more.


Actor Featurettes: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr. Matt Damon, Florence Pugh
Adapted Screenplay
Ensemble Cast
Hair / Make-up
Production Design
Sound Editing
Special FX / Visual FX


Batman Begins
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Rises

Christopher Nolan's OPPENHEIMER is the latest addition to Peacock's film collection, which now includes Focus Features' THE HOLDOVERS, winner of two Golden Globe Awards and nominated for five Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress, Blumhouse's blockbuster FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY'S, the highest-grossing horror film of 2023, and THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER. Peacock gives audiences a front-row seat to a wide range of movies, including comedy, horror, action/adventure, kids, and more. For the full film offerings on Peacock, click here.


A staggering global cinematic phenomenon, earning almost $1 billion worldwide, writer-director Christopher Nolan's record-shattering epic thriller, Oppenheimer, has earned 13 Academy Award(R) nominations including Best Picture, Directing, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor and Actress, and has won seven BAFTA Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. Oppenheimer propels audiences into the paradox of the enigmatic man who must risk destroying the world in order to save it. With America locked in a devastating war, physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Oscar(R) nominee and Golden Globe winner Cillian Murphy) becomes the central figure in a pulse-pounding race against the Nazis to develop the first atomic bomb. Written for the screen and directed by Nolan, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, the film stars Oscar(R) nominee and Golden Globe(R) winner Emily Blunt, Oscar(R) winner Matt Damon, Golden Globe winner and Oscar(R) nominee Robert Downey Jr., Oscar(R) nominee Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, and Oscar(R) winners Casey Affleck, Rami Malek and Kenneth Branagh. The film is produced by Oscar(R) nominees and Golden Globe winners Emma Thomas, p.g.a.; Charles Roven, p.g.a. and Christopher Nolan, p.g.a


Cast: Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, Casey Affleck with Rami Malek and Kenneth Branagh

Written for the Screen and Directed by:Christopher Nolan

Produced by: Emma Thomas, p.g.a.; Charles Roven, p.g.a.; Christopher Nolan, p.g.a.

Run Time: 180 Minutes

Source Peacock

February 22, 2024 3:50pm ET by Pressparty  

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