‘Morbius’ Returns to Top of Weekly Vudu Chart

Sony Pictures’ comics-based Morbius returned to the top of the chart of the 10 most-popular films on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended June 19.

Newly available to rent, Morbius is also available for digital purchase. The Marvel comics-based film stars Jared Leto as the enigmatic superhero Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others from suffering the same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a cure that unleashes a darkness inside him.

Also returning to the chart at No. 2 was Sony Pictures’ Uncharted, available for digital rental and on sale for digital purchase. The action adventure follows street-smart thief Nathan Drake (Tom Holland), who is recruited by seasoned treasure hunger Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) to recover a fortune lost by Ferdinand Magellan 500 years ago.

Rising from No. 4 to No. 3 on the chart was DreamWorks Animation’s caper comedy The Bad Guys, available for premium digital purchase and rental. Distributed by Universal, the animated adventure follows reformed but misunderstood criminal animals who attempt to become good.

Rising from No. 8 to No. 4 on the chart was the DC Comics-based The Batman, available for digital rental and on sale for digital purchase. The superhero actioner stars Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader, who after more than a year of stalking the streets and striking fear into the hearts of criminals, dives deep into the shadows of Gotham City.

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The A24 hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, available for digital purchase, fell from the top spot to No. 5 on the chart. The film stars Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang, a flustered immigrant mother who is contacted from a parallel universe and told that only she can save the world. The unlikely hero must learn to channel her newfound powers and fight through the splintering timelines of the multiverse to save her home, her family and herself.

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Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended June 19, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Morbius
  2. Uncharted
  3. The Bad Guys
  4. The Batman
  5. Everything Everywhere All at Once
  6. Downton Abbey: A New Era
  7. The Lost City
  8. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
  9. Dog
  10. Sonic the Hedgehog 2

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Tops Weekly Vudu Chart

Three new titles led the chart of the 10 most-popular films on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended June 12.

The A24 hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, available for digital purchase, debuted at No. 1 on the chart. The film stars Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang, a flustered immigrant mother who is contacted from a parallel universe and told that only she can save the world. The unlikely hero must learn to channel her newfound powers and fight through the splintering timelines of the multiverse to save her home, her family and herself.

Another new title available for digital purchase, Lionsgate’s The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, landed at No. 2 on the chart. The film stars Nicolas Cage as himself. Creatively unfulfilled and facing financial ruin, the fictionalized version of Cage accepts a million-dollar offer to attend the birthday of a dangerous superfan (Pedro Pascal). Things take an unexpected turn when Cage is recruited by a CIA operative (Tiffany Haddish) and he must use his legendary acting skills, channeling his most iconic and beloved characters, to become a real-life action hero.

Debuting at No. 3 on the chart was Focus Features’ Downton Abbey: A New Era, the second film based on the successful series about the exploits of an aristocratic British family. It became available for premium digital sale and rental June 10.

Remaining at No. 4 on the chart was DreamWorks Animation’s caper comedy The Bad Guys, available for premium digital purchase and rental. Distributed by Universal, the animated adventure follows reformed but misunderstood criminal animals who attempt to become good.

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The Sandra Bullock film The Lost City, on sale to rent or buy digitally, rose to No. 5 on the chart. The film, co-starring Channing Tatum, follows a reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model who gets swept up in a kidnapping attempt that lands them both in a cutthroat jungle adventure.

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Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended June 12, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Everything Everywhere All at Once
  2. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent
  3. Downton Abbey: A New Era
  4. The Bad Guys
  5. The Lost City
  6. Last Seen Alive
  7. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  8. The Batman
  9. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
  10. Morbius

Latest ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Film Rises to Top of Vudu Chart

Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore topped the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended June 5.

The film, new to the Vudu chart the previous week, rose from No. 8 to the top spot. It follows the continuing adventures of the wizarding world and is available for premium rental and sale.

Falling from the top spot to No. 2 on the chart was Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog 2, which became available for digital purchase May 24. The sequel (also available to stream on Paramount+) follows Sonic (voice of Ben Schwartz), who after settling in Green Hills is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns, this time with new partner Knuckles (Idris Elba), in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations.

Debuting at No. 3 on the chart was the Gerard Butler action thriller Last Seen Alive, available for premium digital rental and sale. The film follows a man who is desperate to find his wife after she disappears at a gas station.

Falling from No. 3 to No. 4 on the chart was DreamWorks Animation’s caper comedy The Bad Guys, available for premium digital purchase and rental. Distributed by Universal, the animated adventure follows reformed but misunderstood criminal animals who attempt to become good.

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The Mark Wahlberg redemption drama Father Stu debuted on the chart at No. 5. The title is available for digital purchase.

Boosted by the blockbuster theatrical release of Top Gun: Maverick, the original 1986 classic Top Gun landed at No. 10 on the chart. The Top Gun Two-Movie Collection, featuring the original movie plus a preorder of Maverick, is currently Vudu’s top-selling bundle.

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Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended June 5, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  3. Last Seen Alive
  4. The Bad Guys
  5. Father Stu
  6. Morbius
  7. The Lost City
  8. The Northman
  9. Uncharted
  10. Top Gun

Vudu Mounts Sale on More Than 100 Focus Features Films

As Focus Features’ The Northman arrives on Vudu May 12 and Downton Abbey: A New Era arrives in theaters May 20, Fandango’s transactional VOD service Vudu is hosting a sale on more than 100 other titles from the Focus Features library, celebrating 20 years of indie filmmaking.

The sale ends May 23.

This year’s Oscar winner for Best Original Screenplay, Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast, is available for sale at $12.99, while features such as Downton Abbey, The Card Counter, The Sparks Brothers, Wolf, Blue Bayou, Stillwater and Last Night in Soho are available at $9.99 each. Other titles, such as Promising Young Woman, Let Him Go, Harriet, On the Basis of Sex, Emma, Kajillionaire, Never Rarely Sometimes Always and The High Note, are on sale at $6.99 each.

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Vudu is also hosting a “Mix & Match” bundle sale, where customers can choose two qualifying Focus Features titles for the total price of $9.99. Qualifying titles include:

  • Atomic Blonde
  • Atonement
  • BlackKKlansman
  • Boy Erased
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Burn After Reading
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Danish Girl
  • Darkest Hour
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Harriet
  • In Bruges
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • Milk
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Phantom Thread
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • The Theory of Everything
  • Tully
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Sony Actioner ‘Uncharted’ Tops Weekly Vudu Chart

Sony Pictures’ Uncharted topped the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended May 1.

Newly available for digital purchase, the action adventure stars Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg. In the film, Holland plays street-smart thief Nathan Drake, who is recruited by seasoned treasure hunger Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Wahlberg) to recover a fortune lost by Ferdinand Magellan 500 years ago.

Debuting at No. 2 was Universal Pictures’ Michael Bay action thriller Ambulance, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Available for premium digital rental and purchase, the film follows a veteran desperate for money who turns to his adoptive brother, a career criminal, who plans a heist.

Warner Bros.’ The Batman dropped from the top spot the previous week to No. 3 on the chart. The DC Comics-based superhero actioner, which debuted for premium digital rental and purchase April 18, stars Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader, who after more than a year of stalking the streets and striking fear into the hearts of criminals, dives deep into the shadows of Gotham City. 

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Falling from No. 2 to No. 4 on the chart was the canine buddy comedy Dog. Available for digital purchase, the MGM film follows an Army ranger (Channing Tatum, who also co-directs) who races down the Pacific Coast with an Army dog named Lulu to make it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, they drive each other crazy.

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Remaining at No. 5 on the chart was Lionsgate’s Roland Emmerich disaster film Moonfall, starring Halle Berry. Available for digital purchase beginning April 1 and newly available to rent, the film follows a space crew attempting to save the Earth when a mysterious force knocks the moon out of its orbit.

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended May 1, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Uncharted
  2. Ambulance
  3. The Batman
  4. Dog
  5. Moonfall
  6. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  7. Sing 2
  8. Turning Red
  9. Jackass Forever
  10. Blacklight

‘Batman’ Unseats ‘Spider-Man’ Atop Weekly Vudu Chart

Warner Bros.’ The Batman unseated Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home to lead the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended April 24.

The DC Comics-based superhero actioner debuted for premium digital rental and purchase April 18. It stars Robert Pattinson (TenetThe Lighthouse) as the caped crusader, who after more than a year of stalking the streets and striking fear into the hearts of criminals, dives deep into the shadows of Gotham City. 

Rising to No. 2 from No. 6 on the chart was the canine buddy comedy Dog. Newly available for digital purchase, the MGM film follows an Army ranger (Channing Tatum, who also co-directs) who races down the Pacific Coast with an Army dog named Lulu to make it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, they drive each other crazy.

After five weeks in the top spot, Spider-Man: No Way Home fell to No. 3 on the chart. The Marvel Studios film is available for digital purchase and rental. As the film begins, Spider-Man’s identity is revealed, bringing his superhero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about at risk, including M.J. (Zendaya). When he enlists Doctor Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in the world, releasing Spider-Man villains from other universes.

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Illumination’s Sing 2 remained at No. 4 on the chart. The animated sequel, distributed by Universal Pictures, is available for digital purchase and rental. It follows the animal singers as they plan a new show and try to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star, Clay Callaway (voice of Bono), to join them.

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Falling from No. 2 to No. 5 on the chart was Lionsgate’s Roland Emmerich disaster film Moonfall, starring Halle Berry. Available for digital purchase beginning April 1, the film follows a space crew attempting to save the Earth when a mysterious force knocks the moon out of its orbit.

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended April 24, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. The Batman
  2. Dog
  3. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  4. Sing 2
  5. Moonfall
  6. Blacklight
  7. The Contractor
  8. Jackass Forever
  9. Better Call Saul: Season 6
  10. Infinite

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Again Tops Weekly Vudu Chart

Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home for the fourth consecutive week led the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended April 10.

The Marvel Studios film became available for digital purchase March 15. As the film begins, Spider-Man’s identity is revealed, bringing his superhero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about at risk, including M.J. (Zendaya). When he enlists Doctor Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in the world, releasing Spider-Man villains from other universes.

Remaining at No. 2 was Lionsgate’s Roland Emmerich disaster film Moonfall, starring Halle Berry. Available for digital purchase beginning April 1, the film follows a space crew who attempt to save the Earth when a mysterious force knocks the moon out of its orbit.

Rising to No. 3 from No. 4 was Paramount Pictures’ The Contractor, which debuted for premium rental and sale April 1. The film stars Chris Pine as a former elite Special Forces Sergeant who contracts with a private military force and uncovers a conspiracy.

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Rising to No. 4 from No. 7 on the chart was MGM’s Dog, available for premium digital rental. The film, starring and co-directed by Channing Tatum, follows the misadventures of two former Army Rangers paired against their will on a road trip. Army Ranger Briggs (Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois dog) buckle into a 1984 Ford Bronco and race down the Pacific Coast in hopes of making it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time.

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Illumination’s Sing 2 remained at No. 5 on the chart. The animated sequel, distributed by Universal Pictures, is available for digital purchase and rental. It follows the animal singers as they plan a new show and try to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star, Clay Callaway (voice of Bono), to join them.

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended April 10, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  2. Moonfall
  3. The Contractor
  4. Dog
  5. Sing 2
  6. The Outfit
  7. Jackass Forever
  8. Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  9. Scream (2022)
  10. Death on the Nile

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Again Tops Weekly Vudu Chart

Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home again led the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended April 3.

The Marvel Studios film became available for digital purchase March 15. As the film begins, Spider-Man’s identity is revealed, bringing his superhero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk, including M.J. (Zendaya). When he enlists Doctor Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in the world, releasing Spider-Man villains from other universes.

Debuting at No. 2 was Lionsgate’s Roland Emmerich disaster film Moonfall, starring Halle Berry. Available for digital purchase beginning April 1, the film follows a space crew who attempt to save the Earth when a mysterious force knocks the moon out of its orbit.

Entering the chart at No. 3 was Paramount Pictures’ Johnny Knoxville comedy Jackass Forever. In the film, which debuted on digital March 29, Knoxville and the gang are back for another outrageous round of stunts and bad ideas.

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Landing at No. 4 was Paramount Pictures’ The Contractor, which debuted for premium rental and sale April 1. The film stars Chris Pine as a former elite Special Forces Sergeant who contracts with a private military force and uncovers a conspiracy.

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Illumination’s Sing 2 landed at No. 5 on the chart. The animated sequel, distributed by Universal Pictures, is available for digital purchase and rental. It follows the animal singers as they plan a new show and try to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star, Clay Callaway (voice of Bono), to join them. The film also features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Taron Egerton.

Also new to the chart for the week was Kenneth Branagh’s suspense thriller Death on the Nile, starring Gal Gadot, which landed at No. 6 and debuted on digital March 29.

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended April 3, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  2. Moonfall
  3. Jackass Forever
  4. The Contractor
  5. Sing 2
  6. Death on the Nile
  7. Dog
  8. The Matrix Resurrections
  9. Marry Me
  10. The Cursed

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Clings to Top of Weekly Vudu Chart for Second Week

Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home for the second week in a row clung to the top spot on the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended March 27.

The Marvel Studios film became available for digital purchase March 15. As the film begins, the friendly neighborhood hero’s identity is revealed, bringing his superhero responsibilities into conflict with his normal life and putting those he cares about most at risk, including MJ (Zendaya). When he enlists Doctor Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) help to restore his secret, the spell tears a hole in the world, releasing the most powerful villains who’ve ever fought a Spider-Man in any universe.

The canine buddy comedy Dog remained at No. 2 on the chart. Available for premium digital rental, the MGM film follows an Army ranger (Channing Tatum, who also co-directs) who races down the Pacific Coast with an Army dog named Lulu to make it to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time. Along the way, they drive each other crazy.

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Illumination’s Sing 2 remained at No. 3 on the chart. The animated sequel, distributed by Universal Pictures, is available for digital purchase. It follows the animal singers as they plan a new show and try to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star, Clay Callaway (voice of Bono), to join them. The film also features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Taron Egerton.

Rising to No. 4 from No. 5 on the chart was the supernatural horror thriller The Cursed. Set in the late 1800s, the film follows a man who arrives in a remote country village to investigate an attack by a wild animal but discovers a deeper and sinister force that has the manor and its townspeople in its grip. The film is available for premium digital purchase and rental.

Rising from No. 9 to No. 5 on the chart was Universal Pictures’ Liam Neeson actioner Blacklight, available for premium digital rental. The film follows a government operative with a shadowy past who discovers a plot targeting U.S. citizens and finds himself in the crosshairs of the FBI director he once protected.

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New to the chart was the 1972 Oscar Best Picture Winner The Godfather, remastered in 4K Ultra HD for its 50th Anniversary and debuting at No. 9.

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended March 27, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home
  2. Dog
  3. Sing 2
  4. The Cursed
  5. Blacklight
  6. Scream (2022)
  7. Panama
  8. The Matrix Resurrections
  9. The Godfather
  10. Marry Me

 

‘Venom’ Sequel Again Leads Weekly Vudu Chart

Sony Pictures’ Venom: Let There Be Carnage again led the chart of the 10 most-popular titles on Fandango’s transactional digital service Vudu the week ended Dec. 5.

The Marvel Comics-based superhero film, which arrived Nov. 23 for digital purchase, stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris and Woody Harrelson. In the sequel, Eddie Brock (Hardy) interviews serial killer Cletus Kasady (Harrelson), who becomes the host of the symbiote Carnage.

Coming in at No. 2 was the Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures feature Dune: Part One, which arrived for premium digital ownership and rental Dec. 3 after its theatrical and HBO Max debut. Directed by Denis Villeneuve (ArrivalBlade Runner 2049), the film, starring Timothée Chalamet, is based on the novel of the same name by Frank Herbert.

Taking the bronze on the chart was Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel, based on the true story about France’s last sanctioned duel. The film, from Disney-owned 20th Century Studios, stars Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer and Ben Affleck and became available for digital ownership Nov. 30.

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Holiday films continued to populate the chart. The 2000 live-action film How the Grinch Stole Christmas, starring Jim Carrey, came in at No. 4; Illumination’s 2018 animated The Grinch, with the title character voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch, landed at No. 7; and Elf, starring Will Ferrell, landed at No. 9. 

Vudu’s top 10 titles for the week ended Dec. 5, in terms of revenue, were:

  1. Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  2. Dune
  3. The Last Duel
  4. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  5. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  6. No Time to Die
  7. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
  8. Free Guy
  9. Elf
  10. Yellowstone: Season 4