‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Swings to Top Spot on Disc Sales Charts

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home easily debuted at No. 1 on the NPD VideoScan First Alart chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended Oct. 5.

Produced by Marvel Studios, the film is the 23rd chapter of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and takes place in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, which is the highest-grossing film of all time. Far From Home earned $1.13 billion at the worldwide box office to become Sony’s top-grossing film ever.

The No. 2 overall title was Disney’s Hocus Pocus, making its annual bounce back into the top 10 in the lead-up to Halloween. The 1993 film sold 13% as many copies as the new Spidey adventure and was No. 5 on the Blu-ray sellers list.

The No. 3 overall title and No. 2 Blu-ray was Lionsgate’s John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum in its fourth week of release.

Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin, also in its fourth week, slipped to No. 4 on the overall chart and No. 3 on the Blu-ray chart after spending the previous weeks in the top spot on each.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix, from Disney-owned 20th Century Fox, landed at No. 5 overall and No. 4 on the Blu-ray chart in its third week.

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Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 80% of first-week Spider-Man: Far From Home unit sales, with 23% of the title’s total sales coming from the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format.

On the Media Play News rental chart for the week, Spider-Man: Far From Home debuted at No. 1, pushing the Aladdin remake to No. 2.

John Wick: Chapter 3 slipped to No. 3, with Dark Phoenix at No. 4 and Lionsgate’s Anna at No. 5.

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