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Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Film Rises to Top of Vudu Chart

Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore topped the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended June 5.

The film, new to the Vudu chart the previous week, rose from No. 8 to the top spot. It follows the continuing adventures of the wizarding world and is available for premium rental and sale.

Falling from the top spot to No. 2 on the chart was Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog 2, which became available for digital purchase May 24. The sequel (also available to stream on Paramount+) follows Sonic (voice of Ben Schwartz), who after settling in Green Hills is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns, this time with new partner Knuckles (Idris Elba), in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations.

Debuting at No. 3 on the chart was the Gerard Butler action thriller Last Seen Alive, available for premium digital rental and sale. The film follows a man who is desperate to find his wife after she disappears at a gas station.

Falling from No. 3 to No. 4 on the chart was DreamWorks Animation’s caper comedy The Bad Guys, available for premium digital purchase and rental. Distributed by Universal, the animated adventure follows reformed but misunderstood criminal animals who attempt to become good.

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The Mark Wahlberg redemption drama Father Stu debuted on the chart at No. 5. The title is available for digital purchase.

Boosted by the blockbuster theatrical release of Top Gun: Maverick, the original 1986 classic Top Gun landed at No. 10 on the chart. The Top Gun Two-Movie Collection, featuring the original movie plus a preorder of Maverick, is currently Vudu’s top-selling bundle.

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Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended June 5, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  3. Last Seen Alive
  4. The Bad Guys
  5. Father Stu
  6. Morbius
  7. The Lost City
  8. The Northman
  9. Uncharted
  10. Top Gun

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