Warner’s ‘Tenet’ Tops U.K.’s Final 2020 Home Entertainment Chart

In a new-release-starved home entertainment market, consumers covet fresh content. Warner’s release of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi espionage thriller Tenet turned the U.K. weekly Official Film Chart on its head through Dec. 23. The title outsold the other top-five titles combined with nearly 150,000 packaged-media/digital unit sales. The title also ended the ride of Warner’s Elf (No. 5) atop the charts at three weeks.

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Warner’s The Witches entered the chart at No. 2, with the remake starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci. Jim Carey’s The Grinch (2000) remained No. 3, followed by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Love Actually at No. 4.

Universal’s Last Christmas (No. 6), 20th Century’s Home Alone (No. 7), Warner’s The Polar Express (No. 8), and Jim Henson Video’s The Muppet Christmas Carol (No. 9) rounded out the Top 10, with the 2018 animated version of The Grinch moving up one spot to No. 10.

Rank Previous Week Title, Studio Peak
Position
Weeks on Chart
1 New
Tenet
Warner Home Video
1 1
2 New
Roald Dahl’s The Witches 
Warner
2 1
3 3
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Universal Pictures
2 18
4 4
Love Actually
Universal
4 10
5
Elf
Warner
1 21
6
Last Christmas
Universal
1 11
7
Home Alone
20th Century Home Entertainment
5 15
8
The Polar Express
Warner
6 18
9
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Jim Henson Video
8 8
10 11 
The Grinch (animated)
Universal
10 23

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