Universal’s 2016 Animated ‘Sing’ Tops Weekly U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

With a lack of new releases due to the ongoing pandemic, catalog re-releases continue to leave their mark. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s animated musical Sing emerged as No. 1 in the United Kingdom on the weekly Official Film Chart through Feb. 17.

The movie was originally released in 2016 with a voice cast that includes Matthew McConaghey, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Saunders and John C. Reilly, among others. The title never reached the Official Film Chart Top 10 until this week — thanks to digital. It was the most downloaded movie of the week, finishing just a few hundred sales ahead of its closest competition, Roald Dahl’s The Witches at No. 2.

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The previous week’s No. 1, The Greatest Showman, dropped to No. 3, while Spider-Man: Far From Home climbed four places to No. 4, amid growing anticipation about its as-yet-untitled sequel.

The Minions packed Despicable Me 3 climbed six places into the top 10 at No. 5, and Tenet rose three spots to No. 6, while Jumanji: The Next Level (No. 7), Trolls World Tour (No. 8) and Le Mans ’66 (No. 9, known as Ford v Ferrari in the U.S.) also made gains on the chart. Godzilla: King of the Monsters rounded off the countdown at No. 10.

Notable new chart entries included psychological horror Possessor at No. 11, and animal caper Cats & Dogs: Paws Unite at No. 16.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – Feb. 17, 2021

Rank Last Week Title Studio
1 New Sing Universal Pictures
2 5 Roald Dahl’s The Witches  Warner
3 1 The Greatest Showman Disney/20th Century
4 8 Spider-Man: Far From Home Sony Pictures
5 11 Despicable Me 3  Universal
6 9 Tenet Warner
7 12 Jumanji: The Next Level Sony
8 10 Trolls World Tour Universal/DreamWorks Animation
9 13 Le Mans ’66 (Ford v Ferrari)
20th Century
10 4 Godzilla: King of the Monsters  Warner


© Official Charts Company 2021

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