October 25, 2018
Marvel Studios’ latest superhero blockbuster, Ant-Man and The Wasp, easily 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 Oct. 20.
The sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, and the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe continuity, earned $216.6 million at the domestic box office. Ant-Man and The Wasp is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
Slipping to No. 2 on both charts for the week was Sony Pictures’ Hotel Transylvania 3, with Disney’s Hocus Pocus once again coming in at No. 3.
Rounding out the top five on both charts were Universal’s Skyscraper at No. 4 and Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story at No. 5.
Blu-ray Disc accounted for 70% of first week Ant-Man and The Wasp unit sales, with the UHD Blu-ray format comprising 17% of the tally.
On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Oct. 21, Skyscraper held onto the top spot for a second week, followed by Hotel Transylvania 3.
Ant-Man at The Wasp debuted at No. 3, with Lionsgate’s Reprisal at No. 4 and Sony Pictures’ Sicario: Day of the Soldado at No. 5.
Top 20 Sellers for Week Ended 10-20-18
Top 20 Rentals for Week Ended 10-21-18
Top 20 Selling Blu-ray Discs for Week Ended 10-20-18
Top 20 Blu-ray Market Share for Week Ended 10-20-18
Sales Report for Week Ended 10-20-18
Digital Sales Snapshot for Week Ended 10-22-18