August 29, 2019
Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame held the top spot 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 Aug. 24.
The Disney-distributed superhero blockbuster had debuted in the top spot on both charts a week earlier.
Warner’s Pokémon Detective Pikachu held onto the No. 2 spot on both charts in its third week, selling about 16% as many copies as the top title.
The top newcomer of the week, at No. 3 on both charts, was Sony Pictures’ Brightburn, a superhero-themed horror movie. It earned $17.3 million at the domestic box office.
Universal Pictures’ A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to 2017’s A Dog’s Purpose, debuted at No. 4 on both charts. It earned $22.6 million at U.S. theaters.
No. 5 on the overall disc sales chart was the Universal comedy The Hustle, a female-centric remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels that earned $35.4 million at the domestic box office. It was No. 6 on the Blu-ray sales chart.
Disney’s Captain Marvel was the No. 5 Blu-ray seller.
The only other new release in the top 10 was Lionsgate’s The Walking Dead: The Complete Ninth Season, which was No. 8 overall and No. 10 on the Blu-ray chart.
Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 75% of Brightburn sales, 42% of Dog’s Journey, 47% of The Hustle and 42% of Walking Dead.
On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Aug. 25, Avengers: Endgame took over the top spot after debuting at No. 2 a week earlier.
The Hustle debuted at No. 2, followed by A Dog’s Journey at No. 3. Detective Pikachu dropped to No. 4, while Brightburn debuted as the No. 5 rental.
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