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

 

‘The Secret Garden’ Again Tops Weekly U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s The Secret Garden retained its No. 1 position on the weekly Official Film Chart in the U.K., with the biggest physical sales tally through March 3. The 2020 adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic novel stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters, as well as emerging actress Dixie Violet Egerickx in the lead role of Mary Lennox.

The title has spent the past two weeks atop the chart as it led on DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales — with only a few hundred sales between its closest competition.

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Following the title announcement of Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: No Way Home, its predecessor Spider-Man: Far From Home shot up to No. 2. Former chart topper Sing (Universal) — and the biggest digital download of the week — held on at No. 3, while Warner’s Roald Dahl’s The Witches dropped to No. 4.

Elton John biopic Rocketman (Paramount) re-emerged on the chart to No. 5, landing just ahead of this week’s highest new entry at No. 6, a limited-edition re-release of 1980’s cult horror Demons Collection 1 & 2. Sci-fi action, and the last film in the Skyline trilogy, Skylines (Vertical Entertainment) at No. 7.

Despicable Me 3 (Universal) dropped to No. 8, The Greatest Showman (20th Century) rebounded to No. 9, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s  Jumanji: The Next Level fell four places to No. 10.

This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a preview of Gal Gadot in Warner’s Wonder Woman 1984, which is available in the U.K. to “Download & Keep” from March 8, having previously been only available at a premium rental price.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – March 3, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 1 The Secret Garden Universal Pictures
2 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
3 3 Sing Universal
4 2 Roald Dahl’s The Witches Warner
5 12 Rocketman Paramount
6 New Demons Collection 1 & 2 Arrow Films
7 New Skylines Vertical
8 5 Despicable Me 3 Universal
9 10 The Greatest Showman 20th Century
10 6 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures

© Official Charts Company 2021

BritBox Streaming New ‘Up’ Installment Showcasing Lives of 14 Brits Since 1964

BritBox Feb. 11 announced it would exclusively premiere of the latest installment of the acclaimed “Up” series, 63 Up, on March 9. The series began in 1964 called 7 Up, showcasing the lives of 14 British children, with follow-up docu-series every seven years thereafter. 

Directed by Emmy-nominated, DGA and BAFTA award-winning director Michael Apted (The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Coalminer’s Daughter, Gorky Park, The World is Not Enough, Amazing Grace), the documentary anthology series aims to offer insight into the premise of whether or not our adult lives are pre-determined by our earliest influences and by the social class in which we are raised. 

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Following a successful theatrical run, The New York Times’ Manohla Dargis wrote, “there’s a great pleasure in revisiting this series, seeing who turned out just fine and sometimes better than you might have expected or hoped.” 

“Michael Apted brought one of the most astonishing and innovative documentary series into our homes and hearts,” Emily Powers, head of BritBox North America, said in a statement. “We are honored to be the exclusive home to the entire ‘Up’ series and to offer Michael’s last installment of this important feat in storytelling on BritBox.”

The original 7 Up was broadcast as a one-off “World in Action Special” inspired by the founding editor Tim Hewat’s interest in the Jesuit saying, “Give me the child until he is seven, and I will give you the man,” and his anger at what he saw as the rigidity of social class in England. The series featured select children talking about their hopes and dreams for the future. As members of the generation who would be running the country by the year 2000, what did they think they would become?

The result was groundbreaking and the follow-up films every seven years have won an array of awards. Over six decades, the films have documented the group as they became adults and entered middle-age, dealing with everything life has thrown at them in between. Now, as the group reaches retirement age, the film is back to discover what they are doing. 

Apted died Jan. 7 at age 79.

The entire “Up” Series (7 Up, 7 + 7 Up, 21 Up, 28 Up, 35 Up, 42 Up, 49 Up, 56 Up and 63 Up) as well as a documentary about the impact of the series, “7 Up and Me are available on BritBox. 

BritBox is available for $6.99 per month/ $69.99 annually — after an introductory free trial period—on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV 4th Gen, Samsung, LG and all iOS and Android devices, AirPlay, Chromecast, and online at www.britbox.com. BritBox is also available on Amazon Channels for Prime members and on Apple TV Channels.

‘New Mutants’ Reclaims No. 1 Spot on U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

The New Mutants retook the No. 1 spot on the weekly U.K. home entertainment Official Film Chart through Jan. 27. The Disney-owned 20th Century Studios superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics series returned atop the chart after claiming the top spot earlier this month following its release on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The movie stars Maisie Williams (“Game Of Thrones”), Charlie Heaton (“Stranger Things”) and Anya Taylor-Joy from Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit.”

The previous week’s No. 1, Bill & Ted Face the Music, dropped to No. 2, while another Warner Bros. release, science-fiction thriller Tenet remained at No. 3.

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Meanwhile, The Greatest Showman (20th Century Home Entertainment) continued to prove popular, back at No. 4, while Warner’s remake of Roald Dahl’s The Witches — starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci — completed the week’s Top 5.

Further down, Warner’s Joker rebounded 10 places to No. 9 and Jojo Rabbit (20th Century Home Entertainment) returned to the Top 10 after climbing two spots to No. 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 — Jan. 27, 2021

Rank Last Week Title Studio
1 3 The New Mutants 20th Century
2 1 Bill & Ted Face the Music Warner
3 2 Tenet Warner
4 7 The Greatest Showman 20th Century
5 5 Roald Dahl’s The Witches Warner
6 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
7 8 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures
8 6 Bad Boys for Life Sony Pictures
9 19 Joker Warner
10 12 Jojo Rabbit 20th Century

© Official Charts Company 2021

‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ Atop U.K. Official Film Chart

Long-awaited Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s sequel Bill & Ted Face the Music rose to No. 1 on the weekly (through Jan. 20) Official Film Chart in the United Kingdom — the world’s No. 2 home entertainment market — thanks to digital downloads.

The third instalment of the much-loved pairing of Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves debuted at No. 3 before rising to the top of the chart this week, fighting off competition from recent pole sitters, including Warner’s Tenet (No. 2) and last week’s chart topper, The New Mutants (Disney’s 20th Century Studios), which pushed to No. 3.

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home was back in the top five, rising two places to No. 4, while Roald Dahl’s The Witches (Warner) slipped down to No. 5. Bad Boys for Life (Sony) climbed to No. 6, while The Greatest Showman (20th Century) jumped three spots to No. 7. Sony’s Jumanji: The Next Level (No. 8) and Little Women (No. 9) switched places on this week’s chart.

Finally, Le Mans ’66 (the international title of 20th Century’s Ford v Ferrari) sped up seven places to rebound to No. 10. The film, based on the true story of the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race, last featured in the Official Film Chart Top 10 in August 2020.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – Jan. 20, 2021

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 3 Bill & Ted Face The Music Warner
2 2 Tenet Warner
3 1 The New Mutants 20th Century
4 6 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
5 4 Roald Dahl’s The Witches Warner
6 7 Bad Boys For Life Sony
7 10 The Greatest Showman 20the Century
8 9 Jumanji – The Next Level Sony
9 8 Little Women (2019) Sony
10 17 Le Mans ’66 (Ford v Ferrari)
20th Century

© Official Charts Company 2021

‘The New Mutants’ Rises to No. 1 on U.K. Official Film Chart

Disney/20th Century Studios’ The New Mutants rose to the top spot on the U.K.’s Official Film Chart through Jan. 13 following the film’s release on DVD and Blu-ray in the world’s No. 2 home entertainment market.

Counting Anya Taylor-Joy, of the acclaimed Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit,” “Game Of Thrones'” Maisie Williams, and “Stranger Things”’ Charlie Heaton among its cast, the superhero horror’s success this week means previous week’s chart topper Tenet (Warner) is pushed to second place despite a strong retail sales.

Brand new at No. 3 is the long-awaited sequel Bill & Ted Face the Music. Starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as the eponymous characters, the pair reunite for new antics in the present day —and beyond. The now-middle aged dads of teenage girls are on their biggest adventure yet, still trying to crank out a hit song and save the world.

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Roald Dahl’s The Witches (Warner) dropped to No. 4, while Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Warner) returned to the Top 10 after climbing nine places to No. 5. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Spider-Man: Far From Home (No. 6), Bad Boys for Life (No. 7) and Little Women (No. 8) all fell one place.

Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony Pictures) remained on the chart at No. 9, and finally, The Greatest Showman (20th Century) zoomed back up 25 places to No. 10.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – Jan. 13, 2021

Rank Previous
Week
Title Studio
1 2 The New Mutants 20th Century Studios
2 1 Tenet Warner
3 New Bill & Ted Face the Music Jelly Fish Bloom
4 3 Roald Dahl’s The Witches Warner
5 14 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Warner
6 5 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
7 6 Bad Boys for Life Sony Pictures
8 7 Little Women (2019) Sony Pictures
9 9 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures
10 35 The Greatest Showman 20th Century

© Official Charts Company 2021

2020 U.K. Home Entertainment Revenue Jumped 26%; Warner’s ‘Joker’ Top-Selling Title

Following a 2020 that saw the coronavirus pandemic upend the global entertainment industry, home entertainment in the United Kingdom blossomed, with revenue up 26% to £3.3 billion ($4.5 billion) compared with £2.6 billion ($3.5 billion) in 2019, according to new data from the British Association for Screen Entertainment, the Official Charts Company, Futuresource Consulting and Kantar.

Top-selling title in 2020: Warner Home Video’s Joker, with the Oscar-winning drama tallying 1.4 million units across digital and physical formats. The four best-selling titles all topped one million transactions across disc, EST and TVOD, and the balance of the Top 10 all exceeded 500,000 transactions. In short, it was a banner year for U.S. studios.

“2020 saw digital home video reach new heights, with digital sell-through and rental growth accelerating despite pandemic enforced movie delays,” David Sidebottom, principal analyst, entertainment, Futuresource Consulting, said in a statement. “The strength of library content has been truly impressive and sustained throughout the year, even more notable given the continued proliferation of wider video streaming services.”

Like much of the world, the No. 2 home entertainment market saw consumers staying home in the face of the threat from coronavirus, with digital formats making huge gains; taking advantage of the instant access and range of content choice. Total electronic sellthrough (or digital purchase) sales across both film and TV content delivered 14.5% growth year-on-year after a record period of growth during the March lockdown.

Spend on TVOD (transactional video-on-demand), supported by shoppers new to the category, saw almost 24% growth. Kantar reported that the total number of customers buying and renting across the video category grew by 14% between March and November to 12.9 million as audiences sought flexible access to content across transactional methods.

At the same time, SVOD continued its meteoric growth, up an astounding 42% in 2020. Streaming services now account for 74% of the total market value, with new services joining the market in 2020 such as Disney+, and an expansion in the uptake of existing services such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video during the first lockdown period. Kantar also revealed that 23% of British households signed up to a subscription service during the first quarter — around the time Disney+ launched with a further 7% and 3.5% of households, respectively, doing so in the following two quarters of the year.

Driven by catalog titles, re-releases and select new titles, 30% of consumers bought packaged media (DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD Blu-ray), up from 25% in 2019.

“The shift to digital doesn’t diminish the resilience of physical formats, though, as evidenced by the performance of TV and catalog content on disc, and by the strength of premium formats like Blu-ray and 4K UHD, both underlining that many viewers are still driven by collection and the access to the best possible home viewing experience that disc provides,” said Liz Bales, CEO of BASE.

Electronic Sellthrough

Electronic sellthrough ended 2020 with 27% growth in volume and 16% in value, with digital formats accounting for more than 43% of the transactional market. During the first 12-week lockdown period, the share of spend for digital film was 45% of the total £138.6 million retail disc and EST spend, up from 26% across the same period in 2019. This huge growth was largely retained after lockdown, with EST ending the year with 36% of spend, up from 26% in 2019.

Due in part to shifts in the new release slate, catalog content has grown its share of all film EST transactions from 49% to 56% in 2020, the catalog share is up 42% year on year, with positive growth every week since the first lockdown period.

VOD

The year saw title-level data on transactional video-on-demand activity become available for the first time from the Official Charts Company and based on data from digital retailers, delivering a view of consumer engagement with VOD services. VOD activity saw a period of rapid growth during the COVID-19 March lockdown, with an average of 600,000 rentals per week before lockdown rising to more than 1 million rentals a week after lockdown was implemented.

Digital rental’s popularity is now evident, with more than 30.8 million rental transactions made through October (Q4 data will be available in Q1 2021), a significant portion of the total 75 million pieces of content that have either been purchased or rented across disc, film EST and VOD.

The year also saw distributors adopt a test and trial approach to bring content to consumers with the likes of premium EST and premium VOD (PVOD). Kantar reports that 1.1 million shoppers have rented a PVOD title since March (with the ‘Premium’ element being classified as a rental price above £10), accounting for 6% of all digital rentals and 20% of total rental spend.

Proving the value in these high-definition disc formats, 2020 saw an increase in average selling price across the Blu-ray format, up 7.1% year-on-year to £15.94 ($21.75). Echoing its performance on other formats, catalog content has thrived on Blu-ray, remaining in positive growth and ending the year with a value of over £73 million ($99.5 million).

Consumers continued to show strong engagement with 4K Ultra High Definition, with sales up 20% year-on-year, and accounting for 23% of total Blu-ray sales. High value re-releases of catalog content thrived in 2020, with a vast array of classic content given the 4K UHD treatment. Total consumer spend topped £19.2 million ($26.2 million), which accounted for 73% of total 4K UHD spend.

Consumers have proven in 2020 that there is continuing demand to own classic catalog titles on premium disc formats, and with a huge treasure trove of content yet to receive re-releases, the 564 titles currently available on the 4K UHD format seems likely to keep rising entering 2021.

Television Content

TV content proved to be robust in the disc market, with 28% consumer spending, up from 23% in 2019. During the second and third quarter of 2020, with the flow of new-release movies impacted by national lockdown measures, TV content showed a growth of 5.4% to a 26% of consumer spend in this period.

Catalog TV content soared, with growth of 5.7% year-on-year surpassing £80 million ($109 million), with the category accounting for three of the top four best-selling TV titles of the year. Top-selling titles included Game of Thrones S8 (Warner Bros.), Chernobyl (Acorn Video by RLJ Entertainment), BBC Studios’ Doctor Who Classic Series Blu-ray Collections; Outlander S5 (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment); Downton Abbey the Complete Collection (Universal), and Gangs of London (Dazzler Media).

New releases such as The Crown S3 (Sony) and Gavin & Stacey: A Christmas Special (BBC Studios) also excelled, ending the year in third and seventh place, respectively, in the TV chart. BBC Studios’ newly commissioned animations of lost “Doctor Who” episodes, “The Faceless Ones” and “Fury from the Deep,” also performed well, contributing to combined sales across all content came at £4.9 million ($6.7 million), a 15% year-on-year growth from 2019.

Market Share

Disney ended the year as the leading distributor across combined disc and digital volume sales, with a 19.1% share, with Frozen 2 leading the way with 1.3 million units sold. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment continued its reign as the largest distributor across disc sales for both volume and value, remaining a full percentage point above the second-place distributor.

2021 Slate

Looking ahead to 2021, as the U.K. public cautiously anticipates the return to normality in a vaccinated post-pandemic world, so does home entertainment. With Tenet (Warner) performing strongly across digital and premium disc formats in the final weeks of 2020, and as the first major new release title to launch since the spring, consumer demand is clearly high, with a plethora of titles ready to perform across a diverse 2021 slate.

Pending releases include Minions: The Rise of Gru (Universal), Luca (Disney), Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (Sony), and Tom and Jerry (Warner). Other releases include James Corden’s musical take on Cinderella (Sony), and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Disney); superhero spinoffs and sequels with Disney’s Eternals and Black Widow, as well as Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Sony) and Warner’s Suicide Squad and Wonder Woman 1984; Antlers (Disney); Spiral (Lionsgate distributed by Elevation Sales) and Last Night in Soho (Universal).

Universal’s F9; Ghostbusters: Afterlife (Sony); A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount Pictures), Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount), Space Jam: A New Legacy (Warner), and No Time to Die (Universal).

“Amongst the many seismic changes in consumption habits that 2020 has seen, the most encouraging for home entertainment was the indication that subscription services and transactional formats can not only co-exist, but grow in tandem,” said Craig Armer, strategic insight director, Worldpanel Entertainment. “For the first time in at least 8 years, the number of buyers and renters of transactional formats grew, helped by a complete resurgence in the popularity of VOD. Encouraging levels of return for a second purchase amongst new consumers suggests habits being formed that should continue into 2021.”

Warner’s ‘Tenet’ Tops U.K.’s Final 2020 Home Entertainment Chart

In a new-release-starved home entertainment market, consumers covet fresh content. Warner’s release of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi espionage thriller Tenet turned the U.K. weekly Official Film Chart on its head through Dec. 23. The title outsold the other top-five titles combined with nearly 150,000 packaged-media/digital unit sales. The title also ended the ride of Warner’s Elf (No. 5) atop the charts at three weeks.

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Warner’s The Witches entered the chart at No. 2, with the remake starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci. Jim Carey’s The Grinch (2000) remained No. 3, followed by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Love Actually at No. 4.

Universal’s Last Christmas (No. 6), 20th Century’s Home Alone (No. 7), Warner’s The Polar Express (No. 8), and Jim Henson Video’s The Muppet Christmas Carol (No. 9) rounded out the Top 10, with the 2018 animated version of The Grinch moving up one spot to No. 10.

Rank Previous Week Title, Studio Peak
Position
Weeks on Chart
1 New
Tenet
Warner Home Video
1 1
2 New
Roald Dahl’s The Witches 
Warner
2 1
3 3
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Universal Pictures
2 18
4 4
Love Actually
Universal
4 10
5
Elf
Warner
1 21
6
Last Christmas
Universal
1 11
7
Home Alone
20th Century Home Entertainment
5 15
8
The Polar Express
Warner
6 18
9
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Jim Henson Video
8 8
10 11 
The Grinch (animated)
Universal
10 23

1993 Movie ‘Hocus Pocus’ Tops U.K. Weekly Home Entertainment Chart — For the First Time

Twenty-seven-year-old Halloween-themed comedy Hocus Pocus topped the U.K.’s home entertainment Official Film Chart through Nov. 4 for the first time following last weekend’s Halloween festivities.

Indeed, spooky films flooded the Top 20, with families and flat mates across the U.K. prevented from the usual parties and trick-or-treating due to lockdown measures, moviegoers took to their sofas for a ghostly entertainment on disc and digital. In total, 12 films in the Top 20 ranged from classic horrors, including Scream and Halloween, to more family-friendly entries like Casper and Scoob!.

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Disney’s Hocus Pocus flew up three spots from the previous week, just ahead of The Nightmare Before Christmas, which also rose three spots to No. 2 — knocking both Onward (No. 4) and Frozen II (No. 5) down three places each from last week. Scoob! held on at No. 3.

Ghostbusters (1984) entered the Official Film Chart for the first time, landing at No. 6 just ahead of Casper at No. 7, which rocketed 17 places. Thanks to a recent remake, the original 1990 film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches soared 20 places to No. 8, and the remake of The Invisible Man creeped up four spots to No. 9. It: Chapter Two rounded things off at No. 10, floating up seven spots from the previous week.

Other seasonal entries in the Top 20 included The House With a Clock in Its Walls (No. 13), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (No. 15), Beetlejuice (No. 16), Halloween (No. 17) and Scream (No. 20).

Rank Previous Week Title Studio
1 4 Hocus Pocus Disney
2 5 The Nightmare Before Christmas Touchstone
3 3 Scoob! Warner
4 1 Onward Disney
5 2 Frozen II
Disney
6 New Ghostbusters Sony
7 24 Casper Universal
8 28 The Witches Warner
9 13 The Invisible Man (2020)
Universal
10 17 It: Chapter Two Warner

 

Warner’s ‘Joker’ Most-Rented Digital Movie in the U.K.

The Official Film Chart in the United Kingdom has launched a monthly digital rental chart and data service for the British video sector. The new service claims to be the first video-on-demand (VOD) chart service in the world, based on data from digital retailers such as Amazon, Apple TV, Rakuten, Sky Store and Talk Talk TV, with the service supported by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) in tandem with U.K. video trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE).

The launch of the inaugural chart follows a period of accelerated growth in rental activity during the COVID-19 lockdown, with data for the first half of 2020 showing an average of 600,000 rentals per week before lockdown, rising to more than 1 million rentals weekly after lockdown was implemented. During the two weeks leading up to lockdown, pandemic-themed thriller Contagion (2011) was the most rented title in the U.K.

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More than 21 million rental transactions were made in the first six months of 2020. Joker, starring Oscar-winning Joaquin Phoenix, was the most popular title with more than 600,000 rental transactions through June 30, leading its closest competition Jumanji: The Next Level by 150,000 rentals. Rian Johnson’s Knives Out was third at the half-year mark.

The monthly Official Film Rental Chart will be published in the middle of each month, beginning in October.

Rank Title Studio
1 Joker Warner
2 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony Pictures
3 Knives Out Lionsgate
4 1917 Entertainment One
5 Frozen II Disney
6 Contagion Warner
7 Angel Has Fallen Lionsgate
8 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sony Pictures
9 Le Mans ’66 (aka Ford v Ferrari) 20th Century
10 Gemini Man Paramount