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‘Thor’ Tops Overall Disc Sales for Third Week; ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Leads on Blu-ray Chart

Disney-owned Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder was No. 1 for a third week on the NPD VideoScan First Alert chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, the week ended Oct. 15.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe entry was fell to No. 2 on the dedicated Blu-ray Disc chart, where Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World Dominion returned to the top spot.

The sixth “Jurassic” film sold about 79% as many copies as the “Thor” sequel during the week, but 73% of its unit sales were of Blu-ray formats, compared with 56% for Thor: Love and Thunder, which sold 97% as many Blu-ray copies as Jurassic World Dominion during the week.

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The week’s top newcomer, at No. 3 on the overall disc sales chart and No. 5 on the Blu-ray chart, was Universal’s Beast, a thriller starring Idris Elba a a father protecting his family from a lion that starts hunting them during an African safari. It had 44% of its total unit sales come from Blu-ray.

No. 4 on both charts was Warner’s animated DC League of Super-Pets.

The No. 5 overall disc seller was Disney’s Hocus Pocus, the perennial Halloween favorite from 1993 that typically climbs back up the charts during October in the lead-up to the holiday.

The No. 3 Blu-ray seller was the Harry Potter Complete 8-Film Collection, which was No. 11 on the overall disc chart.

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The Media Play News rental chart for the week ended Oct. 16 had Beast at No. 1. The previous week’s top rental, Screen Media’s horror reboot Jeepers Creepers: Reborn, dropped to No. 2.

Rounding out the top five rentals were DC League of Super-Pets at No. 3, Thor: Love and Thunder at No. 4, and Sony Pictures’ Where the Crawdads Sing at No. 5.

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