March 5, 2019
The Oscar-lauded A Star Is Born continues to shine, taking the top spot on FandangoNow’s chart of top movies for digital rental and purchase for the week ended March 3.
FandangoNow is movie site Fandango’s VOD/EST service.
Warner’s update of the classic film story won an Academy Award last month for Best Original Song and garnered eight nominations. The film, which earned $212.9 million at the box office, stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga — both nominated for Oscars for their performances — as two musicians who come together on stage and in life.
Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which also picked up an Oscar (Best Animated Feature) and earned $187.4 million theatrically, came in at No. 2 on the chart, followed by another animated hit, Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet, which was nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar and made $200.2 million at the box office, at No. 3.
Other Oscar-winning films on the chart included Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody (Best Actor for Rami Malek, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing) at No. 4, Universal’s Green Book (Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali, Best Original Screenplay) at No. 5, and National Geographic’s Free Solo (Best Documentary Feature) at No. 9.
Warner’s fantasy Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald at No. 6, Paramount’s Instant Family at No. 7, Lionsgate’s Robin Hood at No. 8 and Warner’s Creed II at No. 10 rounded out the top 10.
The top films to buy and rent on FandangoNow for the week ended March 3 were:
- A Star Is Born
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
- Ralph Breaks the Internet
- Bohemian Rhapsody
- Green Book
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
- Instant Family
- Robin Hood
- Free Solo
- Creed II