‘Sonic 2’ Tops Redbox Disc Rentals, ‘Elvis’ Leads on Digital Charts

Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 took over the No. 1 spot on the Redbox disc rental chart the week ended Aug. 14. The video game adaptation finds Sonic teaming with Tails the flying fox to locate a mystical jewel being sought by Dr. Robotnik and Knuckles. It was No. 8 on the Redbox On Demand chart.

The previous week’s top disc rental, Paramount’s The Lost City, slid to No. 2 on the Redbox disc rental chart, which tracks DVD and Blu-ray Disc rentals at Redbox’s thousands of red kiosks, but rose to No. 4 on the Redbox On Demand chart, which tracks digital VOD and sellthrough transactions.

The top title on the Redbox On Demand chart was Warner’s Elvis, a biopic about Elvis Presley, which was released through digital channels Aug. 9.

The No. 2 digital title was Vertical Entertainment’s Gone in the Night, a thriller starring Winona Ryder. It was No. 4 on the disc rental chart, where it is a Redbox exclusive.

The No. 3 disc rental was Disney-owned Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, down a spot from the previous week.

The No. 3 digital title was Universal’s animated sequel Minions: The Rise of Gru.

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Rounding out the top five disc rentals was Vertical Entertainment’s action-thriller Last Seen Alive. It dropped to No. 6 on the Redbox On Demand chart.

The No. 5 digital title was Lionsgate’s Paradise Highway, a thriller about truckers in a human smuggling ring trying to outrun the FBI.

Top DVD and Blu-ray Disc Rentals, Redbox Kiosks, Week Ended Aug. 14:

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — Paramount
  2. The Lost City — Paramount
  3. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness — Disney/Marvel
  4. Gone in the Night — Vertical
  5. Last Seen Alive — Redbox
  6. The Bad Guys — Universal
  7. Code Name Banshee — Screen Media
  8. Morbius — Sony Pictures
  9. Memory — Universal
  10. Dog — Warner/MGM


Top Digital (VOD + Sellthrough), Redbox On Demand, Week Ended Aug. 14:

  1. Elvis — Warner
  2. Gone in the Night — Redbox
  3. Minions: The Rise of Gru — Universal
  4. The Lost City — Paramount
  5. Paradise Highway — Lionsgate
  6. Last Seen Alive — Redbox
  7. Jurassic World Dominion — Universal
  8. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 — Paramount
  9. The Bad Guys — Universal
  10. Everything Everywhere All at Once — Lionsgate


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