‘Captain Marvel’ Powers Up On Disc Sales Charts

Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel, distributed by Disney, dominated the home video charts the week ended June 15.

The 21st film in the blockbuster Marvel Cinematic Universe 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 by a wide margin, outselling the next 44 titles combined.

Captain Marvel, which is set in 1995 and serves as a prequel to the “Avengers” movies, earned $426.7 million at the domestic box office.

Lionsgate’s A Madea Family Funeral slid to No. 2 on the overall sales chart, selling 8% as many copies as Captain Marvel during the week. The latest Tyler Perry-directed comedy was No. 10 on the Blu-ray chart.

No. 3 on the overall sales chart and No. 2 on the Blu-ray chart was Warner’s Aquaman in its 12th week on shelves.

DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, distributed by Universal Pictures, dropped to No. 4 on the overall chart and No. 5 on the Blu-ray chart.

The new release Five Feet Apart, a romantic drama distributed by Lionsgate, debuted at No. 5 overall and No. 9 overall.

Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 73% of first-week Captain Marvel sales, compared with 40% for Five Feet Apart. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format comprised 17% of total Captain Marvel unit sales.

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On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended June 16, Captain Marvel also debuted at No. 1.

The previous week’s top rental, A Madea Family Funeral, slipped to No. 2.

Five Feet Apart debuted at No. 3, followed by Universal’s The Upside at No. 4 and Dragon at No. 5.

Top 20 Sellers for Week Ended 6-15-19
Top 20 Rentals for Week Ended 6-16-19
Top 20 Selling Blu-ray Discs for Week Ended 6-15-19
Top 20 Blu-ray Market Share for Week Ended 6-15-19
Sales Report for Week Ended 6-15-19
Digital Sales Snapshot for Week Ended 6-17-19

 

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