‘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.

Subscribe HERE to the FREE Media Play News Daily Newsletter!

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

three × five =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.