‘Ready Player One’ Takes the High Score in Disc Sales

The Steven Spielberg-directed virtual reality adventure Ready Player One debuted at No. 1 on the NPD VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended July 28.

The film, distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, earned $137 million at the domestic box office.

The arrival of Ready Player One pushed another Warner title with a video game theme, Rampage, to No. 2 on both charts.

Dropping a spot to No. 3 on both charts was 20th Century Fox’s Super Troopers 2.

Paramount’s A Quiet Place held onto the No. 4 spot on both charts, while Fox’s The Greatest Showman rose to No. 5 in its 16th week on shelves.

Blu-ray Disc accounted for 76% of first-week Ready Player One sales; 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray was responsible for 20% of the film’s total unit sales.

On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended July 29, Ready Player One, Rampage and Super Troopers 2 also took the top 3 spots, respectively.

Universal’s I Feel Pretty slipped to No. 4 while A Quiet Place was No. 5.

Top 20 Sellers for Week Ended 07-28-18
Top 20 Rentals for Week Ended 07-29-18
Top 20 Selling Blu-ray Discs for Week Ended 07-28-18
Top 20 Blu-ray Market Share for Week Ended 07-28-18
Sales Report for Week Ended 07-28-18
Digital Sales Snapshot for Week Ended 07-30-18

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