‘Tenet’ Home Video Debut Dominates Disc Sales Charts

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Tenet 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 Dec. 19.

The thriller from director Christopher Nolan earned $57.9 million from a domestic box office run subdued by the coronavirus pandemic. The film deals with a secret agent who manipulates time in an effort to prevent World War III.

Blu-ray Disc formats accounted for 82% of first-week Tenet sales; 46% of the total was the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc version.

The No. 2 title on both charts, 1989’s National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, sold 40% as many copies as Tenet, 18% as many Blu-rays.

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Tenet was also No. 1 on the Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Dec. 20, pushing Paramount’s Fatman to No. 2.

Top 20 Sellers for Week Ended 12-19-20
Top 20 Rentals for Week Ended 12-20-20
Top 20 Selling Blu-ray Discs for Week Ended 12-19-20
Top 20 Blu-ray Market Share for Week Ended 12-19-20
Sales Report for Week Ended 12-19-20
Digital Transactions Snapshot for Week Ended 12-21-20

 

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