Warner’s ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Sits Atop U.K. Home Entertainment Chart for Third Week

Warner Bros. dominated home entertainment sales in the U.K. for the week ending May 12 — with a mixture and new and catalog titles.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League finished atop the Official Film Chart for a third consecutive week via digital downloads. The four-hour director’s cut held off competition from DC Extended Universe sister film and former chart topper, Wonder Woman 1984.

Horror reboot Wrong Turn made its Top 10 debut at No. 3. A group of friends hiking the Appalachian Trail venture off the beaten track, and find themselves confronted by the deadly ‘Foundation’ – a group of settlers who have lived in the mountains for over 150 years.

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home swung up eight spots to No. 4, while Jumanji: The Next Level moved up four spots to No. 5. Warner’s award-winning Judas and the Black Messiah finished strong at No. 6; Joker dropped two spots to No. 7, while the mind-bending Tenet upped six spots to No. 8.

1982 sci-fi classic Blade Runner, starring Harrison Ford, entered the Official Film Chart for the first time at No. 9, thanks to a new 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc Steelbook edition. Finally, Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame rose six spots to No. 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – May 12, 2021

Last Week Position Movie Distributor
1 1 Zack Snyder’s Justice League Warner Home Video
2 2 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
35 3 Wrong Turn Signature Entertainment
12 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
9 5 Jumanji – The Next Level Sony
6 6 Judas and the Black Messiah Warner
5 7 Joker Warner
14 8 Tenet Warner
New 9 Blade Runner Warner
16 10 Avengers – Endgame Disney/Marvel

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‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Finishes Second Week Atop U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Warner Bros.’ Zack Snyder’s Justice League held its grip atop the U.K.’s Official Film Chart in home entertainment for a second period ending May 5 — driven by digital downloads. The title held off several other Warner/DC movies, including Wonder Woman 1984 (No. 2), 2016’s prequel Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (No. 3) and Oscar winner Joker (No. 5).

The week’s highest new entry at No. 4 was British comedy Blithe Spirit, starring Judi Dench, Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann and Judi Dench. A writer suffering from writer’s block attends a séance, but the medium accidentally summons the spirit of his first wife — leading to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife.

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At No. 6 was two-time Oscar winner Judas and the Black Messiah, starring LaKeith Stanfield and featuring an Oscar-winning performance from Daniel Kaluuya for his portrayal of Fred Hampton, the chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.

Japanese classic cult shocker Battle Royale debuted at No. 7 following the release of a new limited-edition 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc boxed set. The Greatest Showman dropped to No. 8, while Sony Pictures’ perennial charter Jumanji: The Next Level climbed 21 spots back to No. 9, and Universal’s Let Him Go rounded out the chart.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – May 5, 2021

Rank Previous
Week
Title Distributor
1 1 Zack Snyder’s Justice League Warner
2 2 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
3 Return Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner
4 New Blithe Spirit (2021) Universal
5 4 Joker Warner
6 New Judas & the Black Messiah Warner
7 New Battle Royale Arrow Films
8 5 The Greatest Showman 20th Century Home Entertainment
9 30 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures
10 8 Let Him Go Universal

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‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Bows No. 1 on U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Warner’s Zack Snyder’s Justice League went straight to No. 1 on the U.K.’s Official Film Chart of home entertainment releases through April 28 — driven by digital downloads only access.

The new release produced 9,000 unit sales ahead of its closest competition, fellow DCEU film and former six-week chart topper Wonder Woman 1984, at No. 2. Originally released in March on Sky Cinema, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is an extended cut of 2017 film Justice League and clocks in at a running time of four hours.

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Its release followed a long-running fan campaign to release the ‘Snyder Cut’ of Justice League after Joss Whedon took over directing the film’s theatrical version when Snyder departed following a family bereavement.

Meanwhile, Nicolas Cage comedy-horror Willy’s Wonderland (Signature Entertainment) debuted at No. 3. Cage stars as a janitor tricked into working at a condemned family fun amusement park, where he’s forced into a fight for survival against the center’s possessed animatronic mascots.

Warner’s Oscar-winner Joker landed at No. 4; The Greatest Showman (20th Century Home Entertainment) jumped seven spots to No. 5;and Disney/Pixar’s two-time Oscar winner Soul dropped four spots to No. 6. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Warner) fell to No. 7, while Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Let Him Go rose one spot to No. 8 in its second week of retail release.

At No. 9, cult slasher collection Urban Legend Trilogy (88 Films) made its debut following the release of a limited-edition Blu-ray Disc boxed set of Urban Legend, Urban Legends: Final Cut and Urban Legends: Bloody Mary. Finally, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home landed at No. 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – April 28, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 New Zach Snyder’s Justice League Warner
2 1 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
3 New Willy’s Wonderland Signature Entertainment
4 3 Joker Warner
5 12 The Greatest Showman 20th Century
6 2 Soul Disney/Pixar
7 4 Godzilla- King of The Monsters Warner
8 9 Let Him Go Universal Pictures
9 New Urban Legend Trilogy 88 Films
10 6 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures

 

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Atop U.K. Home Entertainment Chart for Sixth Week

Wonder Woman 1984 made it to a triumphant sixth week at No 1 on the U.K.’s Official Home Entertainment Chart through April 21, as the sequel continues to dominate with 84% of its sales made up of DVD and Blu-ray Disc copies.

Disney and Pixar’s Soul floated back up to its No. 2, while Warner Bros.’ Joker rebounded to No. 3 — pushing Godzilla: King of the Monsters down two spots to No. 4.

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Universal Pictures’ psychological thriller The Invisible Man snuck up six spots to No. 5, marking its 24th non-consecutive week on the chart. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home dropped to No. 6, Harry Potter: The Complete Collection fell to No. 7, and Godzilla (2014) soared 21 spots to No. 8 as fans revisited the franchise following the release of sequel Godzilla vs. Kong.

The week’s highest new entry, Universal’s crime-drama Let Him Go, starring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane, landed at No. 9. Based upon a novel of the same name by Larry Watson, a retired sheriff and his wife — grieving the death of their son — set off to rescue their grandson from his dangerous new family.

Finally, Warner’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the U.S.) rounded off the Top 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – April 21, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 1 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
2 3 Soul Disney/Pixar
3 4 Joker Warner
4 2 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Warner
5 11 The Invisible Man Universal
6 5 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
7 6 Harry Potter: The Complete Collection Warner
8 29 Godzilla (2014) Warner
9 New Let Him Go Universal
10 6 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner

© Official Charts Company 2021

‘Wonder Woman’ Holds Off ‘Godzilla’ on U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Wonder Woman 1984 won another week (through April 14) atop the United Kingdom’s official home entertainment film chart following a tough battle with Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Both titles helped Warner dominate the chart with seven-out-of-the-top-10 movies sold on digital and physical formats.

WW84 made it another big week for packaged media with majority sales across DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD Blu-ray helping the movie stay No. 1 for the fifth consecutive week. The DC superheroine held off competition from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the biggest release on digital formats over the past seven days, following the release of Warner’s Godzilla vs. Kong on PVOD, seeing an uplift of 34% on the previous week’s digital figures.

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Disney and Pixar’s Soul dropped to No. 3, edging out Warner’s perennial charter Joker, which climbed 15 spots to No. 4, as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home finished No. 5.

The first in the Wizarding World series, Warner’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (known in America as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) jumped seven spots to No. 6, its highest ever placing on the Official Film Chart, and first time ever in the Top 10; Scoob! (Warner) fell to No. 7, while Harry Potter: The Complete Collection rose to No. 8.

Roald Dahl’s The Witches dropped one spot to No. 9, and Trolls World Tour finishes No. 10 after dropping four places.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – April, 14, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 1 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
2 3 Godzilla: King of the Monsters Warner
3 2 Soul Disney
4 19 Joker Warner
5 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
6 13 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
7 5 Scoob! Warner
8 10 Harry Potter: The Complete  Collection Warner
9 8 Roald Dahl’s The Witches Warner
10 6 Trolls World Tour DreamWorks Animation

© Official Charts Company 2021

Packaged Media Keeps ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Atop Weekly U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Warner Home Video’s Wonder Woman 1984 continues to resonate with consumers in the U.K. thanks to packaged media. The DC superhero marked a fourth week at No. 1 on the Official Film Chart through April 7. The title was assisted with 84% of its sales made up of DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD Blu-ray copies, despite strong competition from the chart’s highest new entry: Disney Pixar’s Soul, which finished No. 2.

Spurred by the theatrical success of Godzilla vs. Kong, Warner’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters climbed seven spots to No. 3; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home remained at No. 4; while Warner’s Scoob! shot up 18 spots to No. 5. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Trolls World Tour finished No. 6, while a double feature of Wonder Woman/Wonder Woman 1984 finished at No. 7.

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Moving up 13 spots to No. 8 was Warner’s Roald Dahl’s The Witches, which finished just ahead of Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ (Icon Home Entertainment) at No. 9 following the Easter weekend — the first time the movie has earned a spot in the Official Film Chart. Finally, Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (Warner) jumped to No. 10, marking the first time the full collection of eight movies in the franchise entered the Top 10.

Rank Previous Week Movie Peak
Position
Week on Chart
1 1
Wonder Woman 1984 (Warner)
1 4
2 New
Soul (Disney/Pixar)
2 1
3 10 
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Warner)
2 22
4 4
Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony Pictures)
1 72
5 23 
Scoob! (Warner)
1 24
6
Trolls World Tour (Universal)
1 37
7
Wonder Woman/Wonder Woman 1984 (Warner)
2 2
8 21 
Roald Dahl’s The Witches (Warner)
2 15
9 New
The Passion of the Christ (Icon)
9 1
10 13 
Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (Warner)
9 17

 

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Remains Atop U.K. Home Entertainment Chart For Third Week

It’s a third week at No. 1 on the Official Film Chart in the U.K. for Wonder Woman 1984, with the highest sales count of any home entertainment title released this year so far.

Racking up 72,000 sales in the week following its release on DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD on March 22, Wonder Woman 1984 holds onto its top chart position, while a collection of the original Wonder Woman and Wonder Woman 1984 debuted at No. 2.

The 1989 superhero classic Batman entered the chart for the first time ever at No. 3, with the Tim Burton-directed superhero movie flying into the top five following the release of a new Titans of Cult Steelbook.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home held on at No. 4, as venerable classic Dawn of the Dead stumbled onto the chart for the second time at No. 5. Warner’s Joker drops four to No. 6, as Trolls World Tour climbs three to No. 7, and Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame lands at No. 8.

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Other big re-entries onto the chart come from Sony Pictures’ Blade Runner 2049 (No. 9) which zoomed back into the Top 10 following a 4K Steelbook release, and Warner’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters at No. 10, which enjoyed a fresh resurgence as fans gear up to watch its sequel, Godzilla vs. Kong, which will be available for home rental from April 1 in the U.K.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – March 31, 2021

Last Week Previous Week Title Studio
1 1 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner
2 New Wonder Woman/WW84 Warner
3 New Batman Warner
4 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
5 Return Dawn of the Dead Second Sight
6 2 Joker Warner
7 10 Trolls World Tour DreamWorks Animation
8 5 Avengers: Endgame Disney/Marvel
9 Return Blade Runner 2049 Sony Pictures
10 Return Godzilla: King of the Monsters Warner

© Official Charts Company 2021

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Remains Atop Weekly U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Warner Home Video’s Wonder Woman 1984 spent a second week at No. 1 on the U.K.’s Official Film Chart through March 24. The Gal Gadot-starring sequel led a shaken-up Top 10 following the British Association for Screen Entertainment’s weeklong “Unforgettable Entertainment” consumer marketing campaign for new and classic titles offered across all major digital retailers.

Former No. 1 Joker rocketed up 18 places to No. 2, landing just ahead of Luc Besson’s 1994 actioner Leon, which entered the Official Film Chart for the first time at No. 3. Spider-Man: Far From Home held onto No. 4, while Avengers: Endgame climbed to No. 5 to claim its 18th week in the Top 10.

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Zombieland: Double Tap made a return to the top 10 at No. 6; 2001: A Space Odyssey entered the chart for the second time at No. 7; Captain America: The First Avenger landed No. 8 thanks to a new 4K UHD Blu-ray Steelbook; and former No. 1 Sing zoomed back into the Official Film Chart at No. 9 after some time away. Finally, the unstoppable Trolls World Tour moved up 14 places to round off this week’s countdown at No. 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – March 24, 2021

Rank Previous Week
Title Studio
1 1 Wonder Woman 1984 Warner Home Video
2 20 Joker WHV
3 New Leon Studiocanal
4 3 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
5 8 Avengers: Endgame Marvel Films
6 Return Zombieland – Double Tap SPHE
7 Return 2001 – A Space Odyssey  WHV
8 Return Captain America – The First Avenger Marvel
9 Return Sing Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
10 24 Trolls World Tour DreamWorks Animation

© Official Charts Company 2021

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Tops Weekly U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

In her U.K. retail debut, Warner Home Video’s Wonder Woman 1984 finished atop the Official Film Chart through March 17 on digital download sales alone. Originally released on premium VOD in January due cinema closures, the Gal Gadot starrer was made available for digital download in the No. 2 home entertainment market on March 9.

The film dropped last week’s chart-topper Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment) to No. 3, as Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s The Secret Garden finished No. 2. Warner’s Roald Dahl’s The Witches moved up three spots to No. 4, as 20th Century’s final chapter of the “Maze Runner” trilogy, Maze Runner: The Death Cure finished No. 5.

A second new entry in Top 10 came from Signature Entertainment’s Jiu Jitsu, which moved up five spots to No. 6. Alain Mussi and Nicolas Cage star in this sci-fi martial arts flick, which sees an amnesiac Jiu-Jitsu master battle to regain his memory and save mankind.

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Warner’s Birds of Prey dropped to No. 7, while Disney/Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame climbed two spots at No. 8. Sony Pictures’ Little Women moved up eight spots to No. 9, while Taron Egerton’s turn as Elton John returned to the Top 10 in Paramount Home Entertainment’s Rocket Man at No. 10.

Position Previous Week Title Peak
Position
Weeks on Chart
1 New
Wonder Woman 1984 (Warner)
1 1
2 2
The Secret Garden (Universal)
1 5
3
Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony Pictures)
1 69
4
Roald Dahl’s The Witches (Warner)
2 12
5
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (20th Century)
4 2
6 11 
Jiu-Jitsu (Signature Entertainment)
6 4
7
Birds of Prey (Warner)
1 38
8 10 
Avengers: Endgame (Disney/Marvel)
1 46
9 17 
Little Women (2019, Sony Pictures)
5 41
10 12 
Rocket Man (Paramount)
1 73

 

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Returns Atop U.K. Official Film Chart

The last time Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home sat atop the U.K. home entertainment weekly sales chart in 2019, the pandemic was just someone’s wild nightmare. Fast forward and the Marvel webslinger is back up to No. 1 on the Official Film Chart through March 10.

With the week’s highest count of digital downloads, the film switches places with the previous week’s chart topper, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s The Secret Garden (No. 2) as anticipation builds for the next “Spider-Man” movie release in December. Sony recently disclosed that the next installment will be titled Spider-Man: No Way Home, and rumors are rampant across The Pond what — and who — might appear in the film.

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At No. 3 is the chart’s newest entry of the week, Cosmic Sin (Altitude Spirit). Starring Bruce Willis as retired General James Ford in this sci-fi adventure flick set in the year 2524, which sees him called back into service to lead a team of elite soldiers into a pre-emptive strike against a newly discovered alien civilization, to try and stop an imminent war before it’s too late.

The third and final installment of the “Maze Runner” series, Maze Runner: The Death Cure (20th Century) lands at No. 4, its first feature on the Official Film Chart, while Lionsgate U.K. horror sequel Hellraiser: Judgement also enters for the first time at No. 5.

Warner’s Birds of Prey soared 16 places to No. 6, while the studio’s Roald Dahl’s The Witches dropped three places to No. 7. Disney/Marvel’s Iron Man re-entered the chart for the first time since 2019 thanks to a new 4K Steelbook release, landing in the top 10 for the very first time at No. 8.

Warner’s Harry Potter: The Complete Collection moved up six places to No. 9, landing just ahead of Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, which returned to the top 10 for the first time since mid-2020.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 — March 10, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 2 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Picture
2 1 The Secret Garden Universal Pictures
3 New Cosmic Sin Altitude Spirit
4 New Maze Runner: The Death Cure 20th Century
5 New Hellraiser: Judgment Lionsgate U.K.
6 22 Birds of Prey  Warner
7 4 Roald Dahl’s The Witches  Warner
8 Re-release Iron Man Disney/Marvel
9 15 Harry Potter: The Complete Collection Warner
10 Re-release Avengers: Endgame Disney/Marvel

© Official Charts Company 2021