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‘Barbie’ Still No. 1 on Redbox Disc Rental Chart; ‘Retirement Plan’ Stays Atop Digital Titles

‘Barbie’ Still No. 1 on Redbox Disc Rental Chart; ‘Retirement Plan’ Stays Atop Digital Titles

Warner’s Barbie remained No. 1 on the Redbox disc rental chart the week ended Oct. 29.

The blockbuster comedy based on the iconic doll brand was the top box office title of the year with $635.9 million domestically.

The No. 2 title on the disc rental chart, which tracks DVD and Blu-ray Disc rentals at Redbox’s thousands of red kiosks, was again Universal Pictures’ The Last Voyage of the Demeter. The film is based on the chapter from Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel in which the vampire travels via a ship from Transylvania to London. It earned $13.6 million from U.S. theaters.

Universal’s Strays remained the No. 3 disc rental. The raunchy comedy follows a pack of foul-mouthed dogs as one of them seeks to return home to avenge his owner abandoning him. It earned $24 million domestically.

Rounding out the top five disc rentals were a pair of titles from Screen Media available early at Redbox kiosks.

No. 4 was Ocean Deep, a thriller about a woman (Connie Nielsen) searching for her husband after he goes missing during a routine research dive in the Atlantic. Its slated for wide disc release Nov. 21.

No. 5 was Us or Them, a thriller about two childhood friends who get more than they bargained for when they agree to play each other in a deadly game.

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The top title on the Redbox On Demand chart, which tracks digital VOD and sellthrough transactions, was again Vertical’s The Retirement Plan, an actioner starring Nicolas Cage as a beach bum with a mysterious past who comes out of retirement to save his daughter and granddaughter from a crime boss.

Up three spots to No. 2 on the digital chart was Vertical’s The Good Mother, a thriller about a journalist (Hilary Swank) who, after the murder of her estranged son, forms an unlikely alliance with his pregnant girlfriend to track down the killers.

The No. 3 digital title was Universal’s extended cut of Halloween Kills, while No. 9 was Halloween Ends.

Down two spots on the digital chart to No. 4 was Asylum’s The Exorcists, a horror film about three experts hired by a father to purge his possessed son who learn the demon is merely the gatekeeper to a true evil that will be unleashed if they fail.

The No. 5 Redbox on Demand title was Universal’s Fast X.

Top DVD and Blu-ray Disc Rentals, Redbox Kiosks, Week Ended Oct. 29:

  1. Barbie — Warner
  2. The Last Voyage of the Demeter — Universal
  3. Strays — Universal
  4. Ocean Deep — Screen Media
  5. Us or Them — Screen Media
  6. The Hill — Universal
  7. Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken — Universal/DreamWorks
  8. The Bell Keeper — Screen Media
  9. Fast X — Universal
  10. John Wick: Chapter 4 — Lionsgate

 

Top Digital (VOD + Sellthrough), Redbox On Demand, Week Ended Oct. 29:

  1. The Retirement Plan — Vertical
  2. The Good Mother — Vertical
  3. Halloween Kills: Extended Cut — Universal
  4. The Exorcists — Asylum
  5. Fast X — Universal
  6. Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken — Universal/DreamWorks
  7. The Royal Hotel — Decal
  8. The Super Mario Bros. Movie — Universal
  9. Halloween Ends — Universal
  10. Jules — Decal

 

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