Data: ‘The Tomorrow War,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow made headlines generating more than $60 million via Premier Access on the Disney+ SVOD platform, but the Amazon Prime Video original movie The Tomorrow War generated more streaming viewers for the week ended July 11, according to new data from JustWatch, the international streaming guide that tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million users per month across 47 countries, including the United States.

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Black Widow ranked No. 2 according to JustWatch — an impressive tally considering viewers had to pay $29.99 each on top of the Disney+ subscription. Rounding out the podium was Warner Bros./HBO Max’s original release No Sudden Move.

Among episodic programming, HBO Max’s “Rick and Morty,” “Yellowstone,” (Paramount+) and Netflix-licensed “Manifest” topped the podium. Notably, “Loki,” the Disney+ original series ranked 10th.

 

Data: ‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Top Streamed Movie, TV Show in June

With their sequels fairing well at the post-pandemic box office, original movies A Quiet Place from Paramount Pictures and Lionsgate’s The Hitman’s Bodyguard ranked the top two most-streamed movies in June, according to new data from JustWatch, the international streaming guide that tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million users per month across 47 countries, including the U.S.

Other movies among the Top 10 included Nobody (released on disc June 22 by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment), In the Heights and Wrath of Man (both Warner Bros. Home Entertainment). The latter is available on disc on July 22.

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Among the most-streamed TV shows in June, animated series “Rick and Morty” on Hulu and HBO Max topped viewership in the U.S., followed by new series “Kevin Can F**k Himself” on AMC+, “Yellowstone,” “Manifest,” the canceled NBC mystery series that recently ranked No. 1 on Netflix, and the streamer’s new series “Sweet Tooth.”

Data: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard,’ ‘Rick and Morty’ Top Weekly Streamed Movie, TV Show Through June 27

While Lionsgate sequel The Hitman’s Bodyguard’s Wife holds its own against upstart summer blockbuster F9: The Fast Saga, the original movie in the franchise captivated streamers for the week ending June 27, according to new data from JustWatch.

The platform is an international streaming guide that tracks SVOD streaming habits of 20 million users per month across 47 countries, including the U.S.

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Notably, previous “F&F” movies, including The Fate of the Furious, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and the original The Fast and The Furious comprised three of the Top 5 movies streamed during the week.

 

Among TV shows, animated series “Rick and Morty” on Hulu and HBO Max top viewership in the U.S., followed by new series “Kevin Can F**k Himself” on AMC Plus, and “Manifest,” the canceled NBC mystery series that recently ranked No. 1 on Netflix.

 

 

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 4 Tops Disc Sales Charts

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Rick and Morty: Season 4 debuted at No. 1 on the NPD VideoScan First Alert chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, and the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart the week ended Sept. 26.

This marks the first time a season of the popular sci-fi cartoon from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim animation block has topped the disc sales chart.

Following Sony Pictures’ Outlander: Season Five topping the chart the previous week, it also marks the very rare occurrence of the sales charts being topped for two weeks in a row by TV on disc titles.

The “Outlander” season slipped to No. 6 on the overall disc chart and No. 7 on the Blu-ray chart.

No. 2 on the overall disc chart, and No. 4 on the Blu-ray Disc sales chart, was Disney’s perennial Halloween seller Hocus Pocus. It sold 88% as many copies as “Rick and Morty.”

The top new-release movie on the chart was Lionsgate’s The Secret: Dare to Dream, at No. 3 overall and No. 6 on the Blu-ray chart.

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The No. 2 Blu-ray was Warner’s Full Metal Jacket, fueled by a new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc edition. The 1987 war movie directed by Stanley Kubrick was No. 13 on the overall disc sales chart.

In fact, the 4K Ultra HD disc accounted for 88% of all Full Metal Jacket unit sales for the week.

Blu-ray Disc accounted for 60% of first-week Rick and Morty: Season 4 unit sales and 34% of The Secret: Dare to Dream unit sales.

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On the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Sept. 27, The Secret: Dare to Dream debuted at No. 1, followed by the Redbox-exclusive Ava at No. 2.

Universal’s Irresistible dropped to No. 3 after three weeks in the top spot.

Lionsgate’s Rogue took No. 4, followed by newcomer Most Wanted, from Paramount, at No. 5.

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Season 4 of ‘Rick and Morty’ on Disc Sept. 22

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Rick and Morty: Season 4 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Sept. 22.

The discs will include all 10 episodes from the latest season of the Adult Swim series about a mad scientist and his grandson who embark on crazy interdimensional adventures.

Extras include the an “Inside the Episode” featurette for every episode, as well as “A Day at ‘Rick and Morty’: Inside Season 4,” “Creating Snake Jazz,” “Directing Rick and Morty,” “Samurai and Shogun,” “Prop Process,” “Character Creation” and  “Animation Challenges.”

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The Blu-ray will include the episodes in full 1080p HD video with DTS-HD Master Audio for English 5.1, as well as a digital code for the episodes. The digital code will be valid only in the United States.

‘Bloodshot,’ ‘I Still Believe’ Race Up ‘Watched at Home’ Chart in Wake of Blu-ray Disc, DVD Release

Sony Pictures’ Bloodshot shot to the top of the “Watched at Home” chart the week ended May 9, its home viewership skyrocketing after the horror film’s release on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

Bloodshot soared to No. 1 from No. 13 the previous week, bumping another Sony Pictures release, Bad Boys for Life, to No. 2 on the chart, which tracks transactional video activity compiled from studio and retailer data through DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group.

Bloodshot, a superhero film based on the Valiant Comics character of the same name, was one of four movies to find a significantly broader audience due its availability on disc.

Lionsgate’s I Still Believe, a faith-based musical romantic drama based on the life of contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp and his first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly before they married, debuted at No. 6 on the weekly chart.

Another Lionsgate release, Arkansas, a thriller starring Vivica A. Fox, John Malkovich and Vince Vaughn, bowed at No. 13, while Warner Bros.’ Gretel & Hansel, the latest horror film based on the German folk tale, entered the top 20 at No. 14.

All four films because available on disc on May 5.

Paramount Home Entertainment’s Sonic the Hedgehog slipped to No. 3 from No. 2 the prior week, while Sony Pictures’ Jumanji: The Next Level remained at No. 4 for the second week.

Rounding out the top five was Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, down two notches from No. 3.

Also new to the “Watched at Home” chart are two Warner Bros. titles:  Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (No. 15), which was released digitally May 5 at a purchase price of $19.99, and season four of the Adult Swim TV series “Rick and Morty” (No. 17).

 

  1. Bloodshot (Sony)
  2. Bad Boys for Life (Sony)
  3. Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount)
  4. Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony)
  5. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Disney)
  6. I Still Believe (Lionsgate)
  7. The Gentlemen (STX/Universal, 2019)
  8. Birds of Prey (Warner)
  9. Dolittle (Universal)
  10. 1917 (Universal)
  11. Little Women (Sony, 2019)
  12. Arkansas (Lionsgate)
  13. The Call of the Wild (Disney, 2020)
  14. Gretel & Hansel (Warner)
  15. Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (Warner)
  16. Underwater (Fox)
  17. Rick and Morty Season 4 (Warner)
  18. Like a Boss (Paramount)
  19. Knives Out (Lionsgate)
  20. The Way Back (Warner, 2020)

 

Source: DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. digital sales, digital rentals, and DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD sales for the week ended May 9