September 12, 2019
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Men in Black: International 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 the week ended Sept. 7.
The fourth “Men in Black” film, the first with new castmembers Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, earned $79.8 million at the domestic box office.
No. 2 on the overall sales chart and No. 3 on the Blu-ray chart was Warner’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the top seller the previous week.
The No. 2 Blu-ray, and No. 4 on the Blu-ray chart, was Disney’s Avengers: Endgame.
No. 3 on the overall chart and No. 4 on the Blu-ray cart was Universal’s The Secret Life of Pets 2.
No. 5 on both charts was Paramount’s Elton John biopic Rocketman.
The only other new release in the top 10 was Universal’s Ma, a suspense thriller starring Octavia Spencer that was No. 7 on both charts.
Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 93% of first-week Men in Black: International sales, with 16% of total sales coming from 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.
On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Sept. 8, Men in Black: International was No. 1, with Ma at No. 2.
Secret Life of Pets 2 slid to No. 3, while Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the previous week’s top rental, was No. 4. Universal’s The Hustle rounded out the top five.
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