19-Year-Old ‘Elf’ Movie Again Tops U.K. Home Entertainment Weekly Sales

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s 2003 holiday comedy classic Elf again topped the U.K. home entertainment sales chart for the week ended Dec. 28, to solidify its position as the region’s No. 1 selling Christmas movie in 2022.

The movie, co-starring starring Will Ferrell, Bob Newhart, the late James Caan and Zoey Deschanel, among others, ended the period No. 1 for the sixth week, and for the third time in 2022. The movie kept Paramount Home Entertainment’s record-breaking Top Gun: Maverick at No. 2 for a second week.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s animated release The Grinch, moved to No. 3 from its fourth spot last week. Warner’s timeless holiday classic featuring Tom Hanks’ voice, The Polar Express, assumed the No. 4 spot from the No. 8 position held previously.

Universal’s romantic comedy Ticket To Paradise, co-starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, entered the top 10 for the first time at No. 5 following its 13th position previously.

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Warner biopic Elvis climbed to No. 6,  while Universal’s Jurassic World Dominion fell one spot to No. 7 — ahead of Warner’s top-selling DC Comics superhero film The Batman at No. 8. The studio’s Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore remained in the top 10 at No. 9, while Universal’s Downton Abbey: A New Era dropped five spots to No. 10.

Rank Previous Week Movie Studio Peak Position Weeks on Chart
1 1 Elf Warner 1 36
2 2 Top Gun: Maverick Paramount 1 17
3 The Grinch (2018) Universal 1 42
4 The Polar Express Warner 4 30
5 13  Ticket to Paradise Universal 5 2
6 Elvis Warner 1 13
7 Jurassic World Dominion Universal 1 13
8 12  The Batman Warner 1 30
9 10  Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Warner 1 23
10 Downton Abbey: A New Era Universal 1 19

© Official Charts Company 2022

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