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‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ Returns to Top Spot on Redbox Disc Rental Chart

Sony Pictures’ Venom: Let There Be Carnage returned to the top spot on the Redbox disc rental chart the week ended Jan. 9, and stayed No. 1 on the Redbox On Demand chart for a fourth week.

That pushed the top rental the previous two weeks, MGM’s No Time to Die, to No. 2 on the Redbox disc rental chart, which tracks DVD and Blu-ray Disc rentals at Redbox’s more than 40,000 red kiosks. It also fell to No. 3 on the Redbox On Demand chart, which tracks digital VOD and sellthrough transactions. The latest James Bond film is distributed on disc by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

No. 2 on the digital chart was was another Sony Pictures title, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. A sequel to the 1980s “Ghostbusters” films, Afterlife tells the story of a family that moves to Oklahoma and learns about their connection to an original Ghostbuster.

Disney-owned 20th Century Studios’ The Last Duel remained No. 3 on the disc chart but fell to No. 8 on the digital chart.

The No. 3 digital title was Paramount’s Clifford the Big Red Dog, an adaptation of the children’s book series about a little girl whose best friend is a giant red dog.

No. 4 on the Redbox disc rental chart and No. 9 on the digital chart was Lionsgate’s Dangerous, a thriller with Scott Eastwood as an ex-con who violates his parole to investigate how his brother died.

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No. 5 on the Redbox disc rental chart was again Disney-owned 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy, which was No. 6 on the digital chart.

The No. 5 digital title was Sing 2, an animated sequel from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment that become available for premium VOD rental Jan. 7.

Other newcomers to the disc rental chart include the Redbox-exclusive American Siege at No. 7, Decal’s Spencer at No. 8, and Lionsgate’s Zeroes and Ones at No. 10.

American Siege is a thriller with Bruce Willis about an ex-NYPD officer-turned-sheriff of a small rural Georgia town who must contend with a gang of thieves that have taken a wealthy doctor hostage.

Spencer, available at Redbox kiosks a week before its wide release date, is a fictionalized docudrama about the Christmas weekend in 1991 that Princess Diana (Kristen Stewart) decided to leave the British royal family.

Zeroes and Ones is a political thriller about a soldier played by Ethan Hawke racing to stop a terrorist bombing in Rome.

Top DVD and Blu-ray Disc Rentals, Redbox Kiosks, Week Ended Jan. 9:

  1. Venom: Let There Be Carnage — Sony Pictures
  2. No Time to Die — Universal/MGM
  3. The Last Duel — 20th Century
  4. Dangerous — Lionsgate
  5. Free Guy — Disney/20th Century
  6. Cry Macho — Warner
  7. American Siege — Redbox
  8. Spencer — Decal
  9. Jungle Cruise — Disney
  10. Zeroes and Ones — Lionsgate

 

Top Digital (VOD + Sellthrough), Redbox On Demand, Week Ended Jan. 9:

  1. Venom: Let There Be Carnage — Sony Pictures
  2. Ghostbusters: Afterlife — Sony Pictures
  3. Clifford the Big Red Dog — Paramount
  4. No Time to Die — MGM
  5. Sing 2 — Universal
  6. Free Guy — Disney/20th Century
  7. Antlers — Searchlight
  8. The Last Duel — Disney/20th Century
  9. Dangerous — Lionsgate
  10. F9: The Fast Saga — Universal

 

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