‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Still on Top of Home Video Charts

May 21, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey

Universal Pictures’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” was a top-selling front for a second uninterrupted week, again commanding both inhabitant home video sales charts.

The film, formed on a intimately charged novel about a eccentric billionaire’s betrayal of a immature college student, was No. 1 for a week finale May 17 on both a Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart, that marks sum Blu-ray Disc and DVD sales, and a dedicated Blu-ray sales chart.

Fifty Shades” simply outsold second-ranked “Pitch Perfect,” another Universal title, by a domain of some-more than 7 to 1. “Pitch Perfect,” a 2012 front recover that jumped behind adult a charts interjection to expectation over a melodramatic sequel, changed into a No. 2 mark on a altogether front draft from No. 7 a before week.

“Paddington,” a family film from Anchor Bay, slipped to No. 3 a third week in stores, while a subsequent 3 spots on a altogether front sales draft went to new releases – all box bureau dress panned by critics.

Mortdecai,” distributed by Lionsgate, debuted during No. 4. The movement comedy warranted reduction than $8 million in theaters notwithstanding a expel that includes Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Goldblum and Olivia Munn.

The Cobbler,” with Adam Sandler, bent during No. 5. The film, distributed on front by Image Entertainment, is pronounced to be a biggest wave of Sander’s career, with an opening weekend sum of only $24,000.

And “Blackhat,” from Universal, bent during No. 6. The movement thriller non-stop with a gloomy $4.4 million opposite a bill of $70 million; Variety reported in Feb that Legendary Entertainment was forced to take a $90 million writedown due to a bad opening during a box office.

Of a 3 new releases, “Blackhat” was a biggest Blu-ray seller, with a high-definition format accounting for 49% of sum section sales.

The Blu-ray commission was significantly reduce for “Mortdecai” (27%) and “The Cobbler” (29%).

On Home Media magazine’s let draft for a week, “Mortdecai” debuted during No. 1, bumping a before week’s tip rental, Sony Pictures’ “The Wedding Ringer,” to No. 2.

Paramount’s “The Gambler” steady during No. 3, while “The Cobbler” forsaken to No. 4 (it was accessible a week early by Redbox).

Rounding out a tip 5 was a third new release, “Still Alice,” from Sony Pictures, that bent during No. 10 on a altogether front sales chart.

Thomas K. Arnold is editorial executive of Home Media magazine, http://www.homemediamagazine.com.


Top 20 Nielsen VideoScan First Alert draft for a week of 5/17/15:

  1. Fifty Shades of Gray
  2. Pitch Perfect
  3. Paddington
  4. Mortdecai (new)
  5. The Cobbler (new)
  6. Blackhat (new)
  7. Taken 3
  8. Selma
  9. Black or White
  10. Still Alice (new)
  11. The Boy Next Door
  12. Big Hero 6
  13. The Hobbit: The Battle of a Five Armies
  14. Tracers (new)
  15. The Gambler
  16. Interstellar
  17. The Wedding Ringer
  18. Jurassic Park Collection (new)
  19. Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (new)
  20. Despicable Me 2





Top 10 Home Media Magazine let draft for a week of 5/17/15:


  1. Mortdecai (new)
  2. The Wedding Ringer
  3. The Gambler
  4. The Cobbler
  5. Still Alice (new)
  6. Paddington
  7. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  8. Unbroken
  9. Tracers (new)
  10. Wild

source ⦿ http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/fifty-shades-of-gray-still-on-top-of-home-video-charts-1201501988/

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