Wham! The Film

July 5, 2023

A documentary film about Wham! marks the 40th anniversary of their 1983 debut album Fantastic.

It was directed by Chris Smith and relies primarily on rare archive footage and audio interviews by the duo, including television appearances, concert footage, private home video, behind-the-scenes outtakes, and family comments all linked together using scrapbooks created by Andrew Ridgeley’s mother.

According to Netflix, Wham! was watched by 4.4 million people in its first five days of digital release worldwide in any language and ranked 8th for the most watched TV and film. It was the most-watched film in the United Kingdom debuting at number one for the week 3 July to 9 July 2023.