‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Fights to Top of Disc Sales Charts

The 20th Century Fox sci-fi actioner Alita: Battle Angel debuted at No. 1 on the NPD VideoScan First Alert chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended July 27.

Based on a 1990s Japanese manga series, Alita earned $85.7 million at the domestic box office.

Lionsgate’s remake of Hellboy bowed at No. 2 on both charts. The film earned $21.9 million in U.S. theaters.

The previous week’s top seller, Warner’s Shazam!, dropped to No. 3 on both charts.

Fox’s faith-based Breakthrough slid to No. 4 on both charts.

Disney’s Captain Marvel maintained the No. 5 spot on both charts.

The animated movie Missing Link, from Fox, debuted at No. 6 after a $16.6 million haul at the domestic box office.

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Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 82% of first-week sales for Alita. The 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc combo pack, which also included a 3D version of the film, comprised a whopping 30% of total Alita unit sales.

Hellboy had 68% of its sales come from Blu-ray, with 17% of its total sales from 4K UHD Blu-ray. Missing Link had 56% of its sales come from Blu-ray.

On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended July 28, Shazam! held onto the top spot for a second consecutive week.

Alita bowed at No. 2, with Hellboy at No. 3.

Breakthrough dropped to No. 4, while Paramount’s Pet Sematary remake slid to No. 5.

Top 20 Sellers for Week Ended 7-27-19
Top 20 Rentals for Week Ended 7-28-19
Top 20 Selling Blu-ray Discs for Week Ended 7-27-19
Top 20 Blu-ray Market Share for Week Ended 7-27-19
Sales Report for Week Ended 7-27-19
Digital Sales Snapshot for Week Ended 7-29-19

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