‘Mortal Kombat’ Wins Round Two On Disc Sales Charts

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Mortal Kombat remake spent its second consecutive week atop 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 July 24.

The week’s top newcomer was Lionsgate’s Spiral: From the Book of Saw, the ninth entry in the “Saw” horror franchise. It sold 78% as many units in its first week as Mortal Kombat did in its second. Spiral earned $23.2 million at the domestic box office. Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 69% of its total sales (33% from 4K UHD and 36% from regular Blu-ray).

The No. 3 overall disc seller was Warner’s Space Jam, still riding a boost from the recent release of remake Space Jam: A New Legacy. It was No. 11 on the Blu-ray chart.

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The No. 4 overall disc seller, and No. 3 on the Blu-ray chart, was MGM’s Wrath of Man, the Jason Statham revenge actioner distributed on disc by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Warner also had the No. 5 overall seller in Godzilla vs. Kong, which was No. 4 on the Blu-ray chart in its sixth week.

The No. 5 Blu-ray seller, and No. 6 on the overall disc chart, was another newcomer, CBS and Paramount Home Entertainment’s Star Trek: Discovery — Season Three.

Another newly released TV show on disc, Lionsgate’s The Walking Dead: The Complete Tenth Season, was No. 8 on both charts.

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The Media Play News rental chart the week ended July 25 had Wrath of Man in first place for a second week.

Spiral debuted as the No. 2 rental, pushing Mortal Kombat to No. 3.

Rounding out the top five were the Redbox-exclusive Out of Death at No. 4, and Paramount’s The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run at No. 5.

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