‘Toy Story 4’ Plays Atop October Sales Chart

Disney’s Toy Story 4 was No. 1 on the top 10 list of combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales for October 2019 according to the NPD Group’s VideoScan tracking service.

The latest Pixar Animation Studios sequel was released on disc Oct. 8 after earning $434 million at the domestic box office.

In all, Disney had a hand in seven of the top 10 titles for the month.

Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man: Far From Home, released on disc Oct. 1, took No. 2 on the chart. Co-produced with Disney-owned Marvel Studios, the superhero adventure earned $390.5 million.

Disney’s photorealistic remake of The Lion King was No. 3 for the month, having been released on disc Oct. 22 after earning $543.5 million in U.S. theaters.

Perennial Halloween favorite Hocus Pocus, also from Disney, jumped to No. 4 for the month as fans revisited the 1993 film in advance of the spooky holiday.

Lionsgate’s action-sequel John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum slid to No. 5 for the month, from the second spot a month earlier.

The previous month’s top seller, Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin, dropped to No. 6 in October.

Another Halloween-themed catalog title, Disney’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, took No. 7 for the month.

Lionsgate’s 3 From Hell, a horror sequel from Rob Zombie, debuted at No. 8, while another newcomer, Warner’s Annabelle Comes Home, was No. 9.

The superhero movie X-Men: Dark Phoenix, from Disney’s 20th Century Fox, was No. 10 during the month.

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Toy Story 4 and Aladdin entered the list of the year’s top 10 disc sellers at No. 9 and No. 10, respectively. The top five titles were unchanged from the previous month, with Disney’s Avengers: Endgame maintaining its position as the top seller of 2019 so far, and Warner’s Aquaman at No. 2.

Warner’s A Star Is Born jumped two spots to No. 6. Paramount’s Bumblebee and Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns dropped out of the top 10.

According to NPD, the October 2019 top 10 by units sold were:

  1. Toy Story 4 (Disney)
  2. Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony Pictures)
  3. The Lion King (2019) (Disney)
  4. Hocus Pocus (Disney)
  5. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (Lionsgate)
  6. Aladdin (2019) (Disney)
  7. The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney)
  8. 3 From Hell (Lionsgate)
  9. Annabelle Comes Home (Warner)
  10. X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Fox)


Year-to-date Top 10 (through October 2019):

  1. Avengers: Endgame (Disney/Marvel)
  2. Aquaman (Warner)
  3. Captain Marvel (Disney/Marvel)
  4. Bohemian Rhapsody (Fox)
  5. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Warner)
  6. A Star Is Born (2018) (Warner)
  7. Ralph Breaks the Internet (Disney)
  8. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures)
  9. Toy Story 4 (Disney)
  10. Aladdin (2019) (Disney)


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