Fifty Shades of Grey becomes fastest offered DVD of 2015
July 2, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey has turn a fastest offered DVD of 2015, Official Charts can confirm.
After winning a competition during a midweek stage, Universal Pictures’ amorous play formed on EL James’ novel debuts during Number 1 on a Official Video Chart with 521,000 sold, according to Official Charts Company data, giving it a biggest opening-week sales for a DVD/Blu-ray this year.
The Hobbit – Battle of a Five Armies formerly hold a fastest seller title, changeable 477,000 in a initial week, while Paddington is a usually other video to sell over 400,000 copies in a opening week this year (464,000).
Universal Pictures (UK) Sales Director, Paul Ludlam, said: “We ran a debate fitting a pretension of outrageous scale and consumer interest, and are gay that after 2 weeks, Fifty Shades of Grey is a biggest ever EST title.
“We gifted clever in-store set adult with only underneath 10,000 stores (including non-traditional stores) stocking a title, and were anxious with a support and unrestrained shown by retail.”
Elsewhere on this week’s Official Video Chart, final week’s Number 1 Taken 3 slips to 2, Interstellar rebounds 7 places to Number 9, and a Jurassic Park trilogy boxset climbs to Number 10.
US movement thriller Blackhat is a week’s second-highest new entrance during Number 12, thriller Stonehearst Asylum debuts during 18, and McBusted’s Most Excellent Adventure Tour DVD enters during Number 21.
MORE: See this week’s Official Top 100 Video Chart