Warner vs. Sony: ‘Peter Rabbit 2’ Tops ‘Batman’ on U.K. Home Entertainment Chart

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway continued its hold atop the U.K,’s Official Film Chart through Aug. 18, holding off strong competition from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Batman: The Long Halloween — Part Two.

It was Sony’s lone win in a week that saw Warner again dominate retail movie sales across the pond, grabbing seven of the top 10 chart spots as its 2021 theatrical slate continues to resonate on packaged media and digital sellthrough.

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Live-action Peter Rabbit 2 lead the chart for a fourth week, while the second installment of the animated Batman: The Long Halloween adaptation soared 36 spots to No. 2 following its release on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s The Croods placed No. 3, with Warner’s Space Jam (No. 4) and Birds of Prey (No. 5) all hold firm. A collection of Peter Rabbit 1 & 2 continued to sell at No. 10.

The week’s highest new entry went to Lionsgate U.K.’s Spiral: From the Book of Saw, the horror film that serves as the ninth installment in the venerable “Saw” film series, at No. 12.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 –Aug. 18,  2021

Rank Previous Week Movie Distributor
1 1 PETER RABBIT 2 SONY PICTURES
2 38 BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN: PART TWO WARNER
3 2 THE CROODS UNIVERSAL/DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
4 3 SPACE JAM WARNER
5 7 BIRDS OF PREY WARNER
6 8 ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE WARNER
7 9 TOM & JERRY – THE MOVIE (2021) WARNER
8 10 GODZILLA VS KONG WARNER
9 11 JOKER WARNER
10 4 PETER RABBIT 1 & 2 SONY PICTURES

© Official Charts Company 2021

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