‘Solo’ Holds Course as No. 1 Disc Seller

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s Solo: A Star Wars Story stayed on top of 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 Oct. 6.

Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom held onto the No. 2 spot on both charts.

Disney’s Hocus Pocus was No. 3 on the overall chart and No. 4 on the Blu-ray sales chart.

Two newcomers rounded out the top five.

Sony Pictures’ Sicario: Day of the Soldado debuted at No. 4 overall and No. 3 on the Blu-ray chart. The sequel to 2015’s Sicario (which is distributed on home video by Lionsgate) earned $50 million in U.S. theaters, about $3 million more than its predecessor.

Universal’s The First Purge bowed at No. 5 on both charts. The fourth film in the “Purge” franchise earned $69 million at the domestic box office.

Blu-ray Disc accounted for 69% of Sicario: Day of the Soldado sales, with 14% coming from 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. For First Purge, Blu-ray comprised 51% of total unit sales, and 9% on UHD BD.

On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Oct. 7, Sicario: Day of the Soldado was No. 1 and First Purge was No. 2. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom slipped to No. 3, with Solo coming in at No. 4 and Warner’s Ocean’s 8 at No. 5.

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