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‘Oppenheimer’ Continues Dominant Trophy Haul, Sweeps 2024 Home Entertainment Media Play Awards Top Prizes

‘Oppenheimer’ Continues Dominant Trophy Haul, Sweeps 2024 Home Entertainment Media Play Awards Top Prizes

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Oppenheimer earned six trophies in the annual Home Entertainment Media Play Awards, taking the top prize of Title of the Year, as well as Blu-ray Disc of the Year, Best 4K Ultra HD Disc, Best Audio/Visual Quality, Best New Movie Home Release and Fan-Favorite Title of the Year.

The awards honor the best packaged-media, digital and streaming releases of movies and TV shows in 2023.

Lionsgate’s The Walking Dead: The Complete Collection won TV on Disc of the Year, as well as Best TV Series Boxed Set.

Meanwhile, Paramount’s new 4K edition of the 1981 film Dragonslayer took three awards: Best Disc Upgrade, Best Steelbook and Best Fantasy Release.

Among other major awards, Lionsgate’s The Mist 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray won Best Catalog Movie on Disc, and Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment’s The Last of Us: The Complete First Season won Best Recent TV Season on Disc.

On the digital side, Mill Creek’s Nefarious was named Best PVOD Release. Among streaming content, FilmRise Classic TV was named Best FAST Channel.

Three studios tied for the most trophies, with seven apiece: Universal, Paramount and Lionsgate.

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges in conjunction with an online consumer vote for eligible titles submitted for consideration by studios, distributors and industry professionals.

This is the 14th year of the annual home entertainment industry honors, and the seventh year they have been presented by Media Play News.

2024 Home Entertainment Media Play Awards Complete List of Winners:

 

Title of the Year
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

TV on Disc of the Year
The Walking Dead: The Complete Collection
Lionsgate

Blu-ray Disc of the Year
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Fan-Favorite Title of the Year
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

 

Packaged Media & Transactional Digital

 

Best New Movie Home Release
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Catalog Movie on Disc
The Mist 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Lionsgate

Best Recent TV Season on Disc
The Last of Us: The Complete First Season
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Best Vintage TV Disc Release
ALF: The Complete Series — Deluxe Edition
Shout! Studios

Best Movie Boxed Set
The Sensual World of Black Emanuelle
Severin Films

Best TV Series Boxed Set
The Walking Dead: The Complete Collection
Lionsgate

Best Box Art
The Expendables 1-4 Walmart-Exclusive 4K Steelbook
Lionsgate

Best Packaging
Code Geass Collector’s Edition
Crunchyroll

Best 4K Ultra HD Disc
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best 3D Disc
Robot Monster
BayView

Best Audio/Visual Quality
Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Extras/Bonus Material
Avatar: The Way of Water — Collector’s Edition
Disney/20th Century Studios

Best Extended Cut/Alternate Version
Rudy
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Disc Upgrade
Dragonslayer 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Paramount Home Entertainment

Best Home Release From An Indie Studio
Terrifier 2
Cineverse

Best International Release
Hunt
Magnolia Pictures

Best Restoration
The Maltese Falcon 4K Ultra HD
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Best Steelbook
Dragonslayer 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Paramount Home Entertainment

Best DVD-Only Release
Daddy Daughter Trip
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Premium Video-on-Demand Release
Nefarious
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Digital Sellthrough Release
Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning
Paramount Home Entertainment

Best Retail Exclusive
John Wick: Chapter 4 (Walmart Ultimate Edition)
Lionsgate

Best Web Exclusive
Code Geass Collector’s Edition
Crunchyroll

Best Marketing Initiative
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem — New York Jets Activation
Paramount Home Entertainment

 

Genre

 

Best Action/Adventure Release
John Wick: Chapter 4
Lionsgate

Best Animation Release
Cinderella 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Walt Disney Studios

Best Anime Release
Code Geass Collector’s Edition
Crunchyroll

Best Comedy Release
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Shout! Studios

Best Documentary Release
Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek
Mill Creek/The Nacelle Company

Best Drama Release
Training Day 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Best Faith-Based Release
The Blind
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Fantasy Release
Dragonslayer 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Paramount Home Entertainment

Best Horror/Thriller Release
The Exorcist 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Best Kidvid Release
Sesame Street: Abby & Elmo’s Amazing Adventures
Shout! Studios

Best Sci-Fi Release
Star Trek: The Next Generation 4-Movie Collection 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Paramount Home Entertainment

Best Superhero Disc
Swamp Thing: Collector’s Edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
MVD Entertainment

Best Release of a Western
Young Guns 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Lionsgate

Best Release of a Musical
Barbie
Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Best Music/Performance Release
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (Extended Version)
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Reality TV Series
Rupaul’s Drag Race: Season 15
Paramount Home Entertainment

 

Streaming

 

Best FAST Channel (Free Ad-Supported Streaming Channel)
FilmRise Classic TV

Best AVOD Channel
Redbox on Demand

Best Niche Streaming Channel
Magnolia Selects

Best Retro Channel
Johnny Carson TV
Shout! Factory TV

Best Horror Channel
Scream Factory
Shout! Factory TV

Best Non-Fiction Channel
FilmRise Forensic Files

Best Anime Channel
RetroCrush
Cineverse

Best Scripted Streaming Series
Marie Antoinette: Season 1
PBS Masterpiece Prime Video Channel

Best Nonfiction Streaming Series or Movie
20 Days in Mariupol
PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel

Best Music FAST Channel
Vevo Pop

Best Lifestyle FAST Channel
Tastemade

 

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