‘Long Shot’ Lands at No. 1 on Redbox Disc and Digital Charts

Lionsgate’s Long Shot debuted at No. 1 on Redbox’s kiosk disc rental and On Demand charts the week ended Aug. 4.

The political comedy stars Seth Rogen as a speechwriter hired by a presidential candidate Charlize Theron who used to babysit him.

The Redbox disc rental chart tracks DVD and Blu-ray Disc rentals at the company’s more than 40,000 red kiosks. The Redbox On Demand chart tracks digital transactions, including both electronic sellthrough and streaming rentals.

The Sony Pictures thriller The Intruder debuted at No. 2 on both charts.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Shazam! dropped to No. 3 on both charts.

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The 20th Century Fox sci-fi actioner Alita: Battle Angel slipped to No. 4 on both charts.

Rounding out the top five were Lionsgate’s Hellboy remake on the disc rental chart and Universal’s animated UglyDolls on the On Demand chart.

Top DVD and Blu-ray Disc Rentals, Redbox Kiosks, Week Ended Aug. 4:

  1. Long Shot — Lionsgate
  2. The Intruder — Sony Pictures
  3. Shazam! — Warner
  4. Alita: Battle Angel — Fox
  5. Hellboy (2019) — Lionsgate
  6. UglyDolls — Universal
  7. Breakthrough — Fox
  8. Pet Sematary (2019) Paramount
  9. Little Universal
  10. Dumbo (2019) Disney

 

Top Digital, Redbox On Demand, Week Ended Aug. 4:

  1. Long Shot — Lionsgate
  2. The Intruder — Sony Pictures
  3. Shazam! — Warner
  4. Alita: Battle Angel — Fox
  5. UglyDolls — STX
  6. Hellboy (2019) — Lionsgate
  7. Breakthrough — Fox
  8. Escape Room — Sony Pictures
  9. Little Universal
  10. Miss Bala (2019) — Sony Pictures

Lionsgate Bringing ‘Long Shot’ Home in July

Lionsgate will release the comedy Long Shot digitally July 16, and on Blu-ray and DVD July 30.

The film stars Seth Rogen as a hard-partying journalist who has a fling with a presidential candidate (Charlize Theron) who hires him as a speechwriter. The cast also includes O’Shea Jackson Jr., Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael, Lisa Kudrow and Alexander Skarsgård.

Long Shot earned $30.3 million at the domestic box office.

The home video edition will include several behind-the-scenes featurettes.

The Blu-ray features Dolby Atmos audio.

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