‘Superman: Man of Tomorrow’ Flies to Top of Disc Sales Charts

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Superman: Man of Tomorrow debuted at No. 1 on the NPD VideoScan First Alert chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc units sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended Sept. 12.

The direct-to-video animated movie tells the story of Superman’s early days in Metropolis. All disc copies of the film were on Blu-ray: either a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack or a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. The 4K version accounted for 13% of the title’s total unit sales.

No. 2 on the overall disc sales chart was another newcomer, the Western True Story of the Kelly Gang, from Shout! Factory. It was No. 5 on the Blu-ray Chart, with 41% of its total unit sales coming from the Blu-ray Disc format.

The No. 3 overall seller, moving up seven spots from the previous week, was the Clint Eastwood movie The Mule, from Warner.

No. 4 on the overall disc sales chart was Warner’s eight-film “Harry Potter” collection, which was No. 6 on the Blu-ray chart.

Universal Pictures’ Trolls World Tour slipped to No. 5 on the overall disc sales chart and No. 12 on the Blu-ray Disc chart.

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The No. 2 Blu-ray Disc seller was the 25th anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray re-release of the anime film Ghost in the Shell, from Lionsgate.

The No. 3 Blu-ray Disc seller was a Steelbook Blu-ray collection called the Rob Zombie Trilogy, consisting of House of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects and 3 From Hell. The Steelbook was a Target exclusive.

The No. 4 Blu-ray was the previous week’s top seller on both charts, Warner’s Beetlejuice, which was No. 7 on the overall sales chart.

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The Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Sept. 13 had Universal’s Irresistible on top for the second straight week.

Universal’s The King of Staten Island moved up a spot to No. 2, while Lionsgate’s Rogue dropped a spot to No. 3.

Screen Media’s The Outpost held onto the No. 4 spot, while the Redbox-exclusive Hard Kill maintained the No. 5 spot.

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