‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Tops Disc Sales for June, Reaches No. 4 for the Year

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Godzilla vs. Kong was No. 1 on the top 10 list of combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales for June 2021 according to the NPD Group’s VideoScan tracking service. The monster showdown has been the top-selling disc for four consecutive weeks, including the second half of June following its June 15 disc release, which was enough to push it to N0. 4 on the list of top sellers for the entire year.

The top seller for May, Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, slipped to No. 2 in June, but the animated fantasy held steady at No. 3 for the year as a whole.

No. 3 in June was Warner’s live-action/animation hybrid Tom & Jerry, down just one spot from May. It also entered the top 10 list for the year, at No. 9.

The No. 4 June seller was Universal Pictures’ actioner Nobody, starring Bob Odenkirk.

Jumping up to No. 5 for June, up 31 spots from the previous month, was Warner’s eight-film “Harry Potter” collection.

Another newcomer in the monthly top 10 was Warner’s direct-to-video animated superhero movie Batman: The Long Halloween — Part One, at No. 7.

The June top 10 list was also marked by catalog titles getting a boost from viewers catching up in time for sequels. These included Paramount’s A Quiet Place at No. 6, Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard at No. 9, and Warner’s Space Jam at No. 10.

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With Godzilla vs. Kong and Tom & Jerry added to the top 10 year-to-date list, Sony Pictures’ Monster Hunter, Lionsgate’s I Can Only Imagine, Disney’s Soul and Universal’s News of the World each slipped a spot, to No. 5, No. 6, No. 7 and No. 8, respectively. The “Harry Potter” set entered the year’s top 10 at No. 10.

Titles pushed off the 2021 top 10 list include Greenland from Universal and STX, and Justice League and The Meg from Warner.

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According to NPD, the June 2021 top 10 by units sold were:

  1. Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner)
  2. Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney)
  3. Tom & Jerry (2021, Warner)
  4. Nobody (Universal)
  5. Harry Potter Complete 8-Film Collection (Warner)
  6. A Quiet Place (Paramount)
  7. Batman: The Long Halloween — Part One (Warner)
  8. Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection (Universal)
  9. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (Lionsgate)
  10. Space Jam (Warner)


Year-to-date Top 10 (through June 2021):

  1. The Croods: A New Age (Universal/DreamWorks)
  2. Wonder Woman 1984 (Warner)
  3. Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney)
  4. Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner)
  5. Monster Hunter (Sony Pictures)
  6. I Can Only Imagine (Lionsgate)
  7. Soul (Disney)
  8. News of the World (Universal)
  9. Tom & Jerry (2021, Warner)
  10. Harry Potter Complete 8-Film Collection (Warner)


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