Par moved 8.3 million disc units in the week following the Oct. 16 DVD bow of the Michael Bay pic. No other title has moved faster this year.
Available today on DVD and Blu-ray
Worldwide B.O.: $891 million
The domestic box office champ this year with nearly $337 million in receipts, it will be rolled out in a web of six product SKUs designed to stick to even the slickest store shelves.
SHREK THE THIRD
Available Nov. 13 on DVD and HD DVD
Worldwide B.O.: $792 million
After falling short on ambitious sales goals for “Shrek 2″ — and triggering shareholder revolt in the process — Katzenberg and crew are hoping “Third’s” the charm.
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END
Available Dec. 4 on DVD and Blu-ray
Worldwide B.O.: $961 million
The release marks Disney’s first major Blu-ray foray. The high-def version sports a treasure chest of interactive fun. Missing, however, is a feature that lets the viewer sort out the script.
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
Available Dec. 18 on DVD and Blu-ray
Worldwide B.O.: $523 million
When “d’oh!” means dough: After cleaning up with 10 seasons’ worth of “Simpsons” TV-on-DVD releases, Fox’s homevid arm now gets to market a global feature hit.
HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
Available Dec. 11 on DVD, Blu-ray and HD DVD
Worldwide B.O.: $936 million
A steady “Potter” pipeline has been instrumental in keeping Warner No. 1 in homevid market share for most of Daniel Radcliffe’s pre-adult life.