‘Zootopia’ Stays on Top of Disc Charts

Zootopia
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'London Has Fallen,' '10 Cloverfield Lane' Bow in top 5

Walt Disney Studios’ “Zootopia” kept the No. 1 spot on the home video sales charts the week ended June 19, topping the NPD VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, as well as the dedicated Blu-ray disc chart.

The animated adventure had debuted in the top spot on both charts a week earlier and doubled the unit sales of the No. 2 debut of “London Has Fallen,” a Universal-distributed sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen.” The follow-up again stars Gerard Butler as a secret service agent protecting the president (Aaron Eckhart) from terrorists, but transplants the setting from the White House in the first movie to the city of London. “London Has Fallen” earned $62.5 million in U.S. theaters.

Fox’s “Deadpool” stayed at No. 3 and Paramount’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” dropped to No. 4.

Another newcomer, Paramount’s “10 Cloverfield Lane,” debuted at No. 5 on both charts. The sci-fi thriller features Mary Elizabeth Winstead and John Goodman trapped in a bunker during a crisis. It earned $72.1 million domestically.

Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” finally slipped from the top 5, landing at No. 6 on both charts in its 11th week.

The only other newcomer in the overall top 10 was Fox’s “Eddie the Eagle,” a biopic about Olympic ski-jumper Eddie Edwards, which debuted at No. 9 (No. 11 on the Blu-ray chart).

Fox’s DVD and Blu-ray release of the six-episode “The X-Files: The Event Series” revival debuted at No. 11 overall and No. 10 on the Blu-ray chart.

About 51% of “Zootopia” unit sales were of a Blu-ray Disc version in its second week, down from 60% in its first. Blu-ray accounted for 55% of “London Has Fallen” sales, 59% of “Cloverfield,” 47% of “Eddie the Eagle” and 52% of “X-Files.”

On Home Media Magazine’s weekly rental chart, “10 Cloverfield Lane” scored the No. 1 spot, as most of the other newcomers were from studios that hold back new releases from Redbox rental kiosks for a month.

“Zootopia” gained some rental traction to move up to No. 2 for the week, while “Deadpool” dropped to No. 3 after topping the chart the week before.

Rounding out the rental top five were “13 Hours” and Universal’s “Ride Along 2.”

John Latchem is Managing Editor of Home Media Magazine, http://www.homemediamagazine.com.

Top 20 NPD VideoScan First Alert, powered by Nielsen, chart for the week ended 6/19/16:

1. Zootopia
2. London Has Fallen (New)
3. Deadpool
4. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
5. 10 Cloverfield Lane (New)
6. Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens
7. The Revenant
8. Gods of Egypt
9. Eddie the Eagle (New)
10. The Martian
11. The X-Files: The Event Series (New)
12. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2
13. Now You See Me
14. Dirty Grandpa
15. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
16. Risen
17. Daddy’s Home
18. American Girl: Lea to the Rescue (New)
19. Straight Outta Compton
20. The Young Messiah (New)

Top 10 Home Media Magazine rental chart for the week ended 6/19/16:

1. 10 Cloverfield Lane (New)
2. Zootopia
3. Deadpool
4. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
5. Ride Along 2
6. Gods of Egypt
7. Dirty Grandpa
8. Hello, My Name Is Doris
9. The Boy
10. The Revenant

For complete sales and rental charts, visit HomeMediaMagazine.com.

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