March 28, 2019
Paramount’s Bumblebee fought its way to No. 1 on FandangoNow’s chart of top movies for digital rental and purchase for the week ended March 24.
FandangoNow is movie site Fandango’s transactional VOD service.
The “Transformers” franchise reboot, which earned $127.2 million in theaters, stars Hailee Steinfeld in an origin story about the Autobot warrior Bumblebee. It debuted on digital March 19.
Warner took the second spot on the FandangoNow chart with another new digital release, the Clint Eastwood starrer The Mule, about a broke man in his 80s who unwittingly signs on as a drug courier.
The studio also managed a third-place finish with Aquaman, which sank two spots after two weeks at No. 1. The DC Comics superhero feature earned $334.8 million at the box office.
Sony’s Best Animated Feature Oscar winner Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hung in at No. 4 for another week, while Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, which stars Emily Blunt, remained in the fifth spot.
The top films to purchase and/or rent on FandangoNow for the week ended March 24 were:
- Bumblebee — Paramount
- The Mule — Warner
- Aquaman — Warner
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse — Sony
- Mary Poppins Returns — Disney
- A Star Is Born (2018) — Warner
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald — Warner
- Green Book — Universal
- Instant Family — Paramount
- Creed II — Warner
Fandango is celebrating the upcoming April 2 digital release of Glass by hosting an exclusive clip featuring scenes from the film and an interview with the film’s star James McAvoy and director M. Night Shyamalan across its various channels.