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Mayukh Saha
Mayukh Saha
July 10, 2024 ·  3 min read

Fans Loving New Netflix Film That Has Racked Up Over 25 Million Views in Two Days

The new Netflix film, “Trigger Warning,” starring Jessica Alba, has taken the streaming world by storm, amassing a staggering 25.7 million views worldwide in just two days. However, the film has ignited a firestorm of debate among viewers, with opinions sharply divided on its merits.

A Long-Awaited Return of Jessica Alba

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“Trigger Warning” marks Alba’s triumphant return to the screen after a five-year hiatus, during which she focused on her thriving consumer goods business. Fans were thrilled to see the “Fantastic Four” and “Dark Angel” star back in action. However, the film’s reception has been anything but unanimous.

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Critical Backlash vs. Viewership Success of the New Netflix Film

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Despite its massive viewership, “Trigger Warning” has faced a barrage of criticism from critics and viewers alike. It currently holds a dismal 21% rating on Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer, with an average score of 4.5/10 on IMDb and a harsh 2.0 rating on Letterboxd. These scores reflect a stark contrast between the film’s popularity and its critical acclaim.

A Traumatic Homecoming in the New Netflix Film

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The film follows Alba’s character, Parker, a traumatized Special Forces commando who returns to her hometown after her father’s sudden death. As she delves into the circumstances surrounding his demise, she becomes entangled with a dangerous gang, leading to a whirlwind of action and suspense.

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Social Media Frenzy for the New Netflix Film

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The controversy surrounding “Trigger Warning” has spilled onto social media, where fans have passionately voiced their opinions. Some viewers have expressed their adoration for the film, praising Alba’s performance and the film’s action sequences. One enthusiastic fan declared, “I friggin LOVED this movie! More of her, more of this!”

Mixed Reactions and Heated Debate

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However, the film has also drawn its fair share of detractors. Critics have slammed the script, citing it as “really bad” and in need of significant revisions. Some viewers have found the film “annoying and dragging.” The stark contrast in opinions has fueled heated debates online, with fans fiercely defending their views.

A Divisive Legacy

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While “Trigger Warning” may not have won over critics, its massive viewership suggests that it has resonated with a significant portion of Netflix’s audience. The film’s legacy remains uncertain, but one thing is clear: it has sparked a conversation and left a lasting impression on viewers. As one fan aptly put it, “Watching Trigger Warning on Netflix and you mean to tell me we could have had Jessica Alba being a badass in action movies this whole time?”

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