July 18, 2022
Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Dominion debuted atop the chart of the 10 most popular films on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended July 17.
Available for premium digital rental and purchase beginning July 15, the movie co-stars franchise regulars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, along with cast members Laura Dern, Sam Neil, and Jeff Goldblum from the original series. It’s the third in the “Jurassic World” franchise and the sixth in the overall “Jurassic” franchise. In the film, set four years after the destruction of Isla Nubar, dinosaurs roam the Earth again.
Debuting at No. 2 was Universal’s horror film The Black Phone, also available for premium digital rental and purchase. It follows a teenage boy who is abducted by a sadistic killer (Ethan Hawke) and discovers a phone in his basement that allows him to communicate with the killer’s previous victims.
Moving up from No. 9 to No. 3 on the chart was Sony Pictures’ Morbius, available for digital rental and on sale for digital purchase. The Marvel Comics-based film stars Jared Leto as the enigmatic superhero Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others from suffering the same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a cure that unleashes a darkness inside him.
Rising from No. 8 to No. 4 on the chart was Warner’s Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, available for digital purchase and newly available for digital rental. In the latest installment about J.K. Rowlings’ wizarding world, professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald is moving to seize control. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and a Muggle baker on a dangerous mission.
Falling from No. 2 to No. 5 on the chart was DreamWorks Animation’s caper comedy The Bad Guys, available for digital purchase. Distributed by Universal, the animated adventure follows reformed but misunderstood criminal animals who attempt to become good.
Vudu’s top-selling bundle was the “Jurassic Five-Movie Collection” with the previous five films available in 4K Ultra HD and on sale for $34.99.
Also debuting on the chart (No. 7) was The Bob’s Burgers Movie, newly available for digital purchase. The animated musical comedy-mystery is based on the Emmy-winning TV series.
Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended July 17, in terms of revenue, were: