‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Debuts during No. 1 on DVD, Blu-ray Disc Sales Charts

May 17, 2017 - Fifty Shades of Grey

Universal Pictures again scored a country’s top-selling home video recover a week finished May 14, this time with “Fifty Shades Darker,” a supplement to a amorous play “Fifty Shades of Grey” that warranted only underneath $115 million in U.S. theaters, about 70% as most as a 2015 original.

The film debuted during No. 1 on both a NPD VideoScan altogether front sales chart, that marks sum DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales, and a dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart.

Universal’s “A Dog’s Purpose,” a comedy about a life of a dog by 4 opposite reincarnations, slipped to No. 2 on a altogether front sales chart, a week after it bent during No. 1.

The Lionsgate low-pitched “La La Land” changed behind adult to No. 3 on a overal front sales chart, with 20th Century Fox’s “Hidden Figures” during No. 4 (up from No. 6) and Walt Disney’s “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” during No. 5 (down from No. 2).

On a Blu-ray Disc sales chart, “La La Land” changed behind adult to No. 2 (from No. 3) while “A Dog’s Purpose” finished during No. 3. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” fell to No. 4 from No. 1, while Warner’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” pierce behind into a tip 5 from No. 6 a before week.

Fifty Shades of Grey” reappeared in a tip 20 on both sales charts, finishing a week during No. 11 on a altogether front sales draft and No. 14 on a Blu-ray Disc sales chart. A pivotal reason behind a boost was a film’s recover on Ultra HD Blu-ray, that accounted for 21% of a week’s sum section sales, according to NPD data.

NPD information shows that “Fifty Shades Darker” generated 58% of a sum section sales during a week from Blu-ray Disc, and 3% from Ultra HD Blu-ray.

On Home Media Magazine’s let draft for a week, “Hidden Figures” soared to No. 1 now that a 28-day holdback from Redbox is over.

“Why Him?”, also from Fox, slipped to No. 2 after holding a tip draft position a before week.

Warner’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” remained during No. 3 for a second uninterrupted week.

Lionsgate’s “Gold” slipped to No. 4 after debuting during No. 2 a before week, while a No. 5 mark went to Universal Pictures’ “Sing.”

Thomas K. Arnold is Editorial Director of Home Media Magazine.

Top 20 NPD VideoScan First Alert, powered by Nielsen, draft for a week finished 5/14/17:

1. Fifty Shades Darker (new)
2. A Dog’s Purpose
3. La La Land
4. Hidden Figures
5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
6. Moana
7. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
8. Underworld: Blood Wars
9. Sing
10. Split
11. Fifty Shades of Grey
12. Trolls
13. Hacksaw Ridge
14. Gold
15. Guardians of a Galaxy
16. Rings
17. WWE: Wrestlemania XXXIII
18. Doctor Strange
19. Bad Moms
20. Monster Trucks

Top 10 Home Media Magazine let draft for a week finished 5/14/17:

1. Hidden Figures
2. Why Him?
3. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
4. Gold
5. Sing
6. The Bye Bye Man
7. La La Land
8. Assassins Creed
9. Moana
10. Monster Trucks

For finish sales and let charts, revisit HomeMediaMagazine.com.

source ⦿ http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/fifty-shades-darker-debuts-at-no-1-on-dvd-blu-ray-disc-sales-charts-1202431331/

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