×

‘Terminator Genisys’ Edges Out ‘Inside Out,’ But Only on Blu-ray Disc Chart

Animated Pixar film remains the overall top-selling disc

Four new releases with theatrical pedigrees were among the top 10 home video sellers in the week ending Nov. 15, but none could take the No. 1 spot away from Walt Disney Studios’ “Inside Out” – not even Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest “Terminator” movie.

Inside Out,” the latest animated adventure from Pixar, remained at No. 1 for the second consecutive week on the Nielsen VideoScan overall disc sales chart.

Paramount’s “Terminator Genisys,” with a domestic box office gross of just under $90 million the lowest earner among the original 1984 action classic’s four sequels, finished a strong second, with 74% as many unit sales as the Pixar pic.

The fifth “Terminator” film did, however, debut at No. 1 on Nielsen’s dedicated Blu-ray Disc chart – although it beat out “Inside Out” for the top spot by just 1%. “Terminator Genisys” generated 64% of its total unit sales from Blu-ray Disc, Nielsen data shows.

Universal Pictures’ “Trainwreck” debuted at No. 3 on both charts. The romantic comedy, which stars Amy Schumer and was directed by Judd Apatow, racked up $110 million in domestic ticket sales.

Popular on Variety

Another Universal Pictures film, “Jurassic World,” slipped to No. 4 on both charts from No. 2 the prior week. Before that, the film – the year’s top grosser – spent two weeks at No. 1.

Rounding out the top five were Warner’s “Vacation” on the overall disc sales chart and Walt Disney Studios’ “Aladdin” on the Blu-ray Disc chart.

Two other theatrical new releases finished just out of the top five. Universal Pictures’ “Self/less,” a sci-fi drama with domestic theatrical earnings of just $12.3 million, debuted at No. 6 on the overall disc sales chart and No. 7 on the Blu-ray Disc chart.

And Lionsgate’s “Mr. Holmes,” a British mystery about an aging Sherlock Holmes that grossed $17.7 million at the box office, bowed at No. 8 on the overall disc chart and No. 21 on the Blu-ray Disc sales chart.

According to Nielsen data, “Inside Out” generated 47% of its total unit sales from Blu-ray Disc, down from 57% its first week in stores. That’s more than “Trainwreck” (46%), “Self/less” (43%) and “Mr. Holmes” (24%).

On Home Media Magazine’s video rental chart for the week, “Terminator Genisys” debuted at No. 1, with “Inside Out” moving up to No. 2 from No. 5 and last week’s top rental, “San Andreas,” slipping to No. 3.

Rounding out the top five: Sony Pictures’ “Pixels” at No. 4 and Twentieth Century Fox’s “Spy” 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 11/15/15:

1. Inside Out
2. Terminator Genisys (new)
3. Trainwreck (new)
4. Jurassic World
5. Vacation
6. Self/less (new)
7. Pixels
8. Mr. Holmes (new)
9. Max
10. San Andreas
11. Avengers: Age of Ultron
12. Aladdin
13. Southpaw
14. How the Grinch Stole Christmas
15. Star Wars: The Original Trilogy
16. Furious 7
17. Pay the Ghost (new)
18. Elf
19. Home
20. The Polar Express

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

1. Terminator Genisys (new)
2. Inside Out
3. San Andreas
4. Pixels
5. Spy
6. The Gift
7. Southpaw
8. Magic Mike XXL
9. Pay the Ghost (new)
10. Pitch Perfect 2

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

More Digital

  • VRrOOm Launching VR Platform for Immersive,

    VRrOOm to Launch VR Platform for Immersive, Multi-User Streaming of Live Events

    French VR company VRrOOm is launching a six degrees of freedom (6-DoF) social VR platform that operates within the VRChat live platform, and enables multiple users to take part in live events, and includes the possibility of real-time photo-realistic representation. Louis Cacciuttolo founded VRrOOm in 2016 after working three years at THX in San Francisco. [...]

  • Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons

    Spotify in Talks to Acquire Bill Simmons' The Ringer: Report

    Spotify is in early talks to acquire The Ringer, the digital content and podcast network launched by ESPN alum Bill Simmons in 2016, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. A representative for Spotify declined to comment on the report. Reps for Ringer did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Spotify’s [...]

  • Ted Sarandos Milestone Award PGA

    Netflix Leader Ted Sarandos Plans Broader Creative Push for the Future

    Ted Sarandos, who has helped to upend the way audiences receive and consume entertainment as Netflix’s chief content officer, will be honored with the Milestone Award at the 31st annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 18. Game-changers including Steven Spielberg, Sherry Lansing, Robert Iger, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Ron Meyer have previously received the recognition, and [...]

  • peacock-ads-NBCU

    NBCU's Peacock Marks Media's Latest Try to Connect Consumers, Commercials

    In an era when consumers feel more empowered to avoid TV commercials, NBCUniversal is the latest media company to try to get them to bring ads back into their TV lives. One of the key selling points of big streaming-video services like Netflix and Disney Plus is that subscribers don’t have to endure the commercial [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content