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‘Inside Out’ Top-Selling Disc for Third Straight Week

'Man from U.N.C.L.E.' debuts at No. 3

Walt Disney Studios’ “Inside Out” remained the top-selling disc for the third consecutive week.

The latest animated adventure from Pixar has been No. 1 for three weeks on Nielsen VideoScan’s overall disc sales chart. And on Nielsen’s dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart, “Inside Out” regained the No. 1 spot for the week ending Nov. 22 after ceding the spot to Paramount’s “Terminator Genisys” the prior week.

The fifth “Terminator” film slipped to No. 4 on both charts after bowing the prior week at No. 2 on the overall disc chart and No. 1 on the Blu-ray Disc chart. In its fifth week in stores, Universal Pictures’ “Jurassic World” moved back to No. 2 on both charts from No. 4 the prior week.

Debuting at No. 3, also on both national home video sales charts, was Warner’s “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” big-screen remake of the 1960s spy TV series. The theatrical underperformer only made $45.5 million in U.S. theaters, although its worldwide take is pegged at $107 million – against a budget estimated at $75 million.

Rounding out the top five on the overall disc sales chart was Universal Pictures’ “Trainwreck,” which debuted the prior week at No. 3. On the Blu-ray Disc sales chart the No.5 spot went to Warner’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” Sales of the third and final film in the fantasy trilogy, initially released in March, were fueled by the release of a new extended edition.

According to Nielsen data, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” generated 46% of its total unit sales from Blu-ray Disc, while “Hobbit” generated 70% of its sales from BD.

On Home Media Magazine’s video rental chart for the week, “Jurassic World” moved to No. 1 now that its 28-day holdback from Redbox is over. “Inside Out” stayed at No. 2, while the previous week’s top rental, “Terminator Genisys,” slipped to No. 3.

Rounding out the top five: Warner’s “San Andreas” at No. 4 and Twentieth Century Fox’s “Paper Towns,” fresh off its four-week holdback from Redbox, at No. 5.

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

Top 20 Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart for the week ended 11/22/15:

1. Inside Out
2. Jurassic Park
3. Man from U.N.C.L.E. (new)
4. Terminator Genisys
5. Trainwreck
6. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7. Vacation
8. Pixels
9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
10. Max
11. Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
12. Avengers: Age of Ultron
13. Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood (new)
14. Aladdin
15. San Andreas
16. Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
17. Elf
18. The Polar Express
19. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
20. Self/less

Top 10 Home Media Magazine rental chart for the week ended 11/22/15:

1. Jurassic World
2. Inside Out
3. Terminator Genisys
4. San Andreas
5. Paper Towns
6. Pixels
7. Spy
8. Southpaw
9. The Gift
10. Magic Mike XXL

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

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