Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Psycho-Pass: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$98.54
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$14.99
The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Big (Blu-ray)
$7.99
The Simpsons: The Sixteenth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Fairy Tail: Part 8 (Blu-ray)
$26.99
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Blu-ray)
$6.98
Slap Shot (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Planet Earth | Life (Blu-ray)
$54.99
Planet Earth (Blu-ray)
$45.99
The BBC High Definition Natural History Collection 2 (Blu-ray)
$59.99
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Hannibal: Season One (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Hugo (Blu-ray)
$4.99
The BBC High Definition Natural History Collection (Blu-ray)
$63.99
8-Film Action Collection (Blu-ray)
$7.99
WCW's Greatest Pay-Per-View Matches, Volume 1 (Blu-ray)
$19.74
Here Comes the Devil (Blu-ray)
$14.96
Robotics;Notes: Part 2 (Blu-ray)
$49.21


News


 Search news
 Submit news

Reports


 CES 2008
 IFA 2007
 IFA 2006
 CES 2006
 IFA 2005
 Ceatec 2004

Recent


 Last day
 Past week
 Past month

Archives


 2014
 2013
 2012
 2011
 2010
 2009
 2008
 2007
 2006
 2005
 2004
 2003
 2002


Blu-ray Sales, November 19-25: Brave Is Number One After Black Friday

Posted November 28, 2012 10:27 PM by Josh Katz

Blu-ray DiscDuring the week that ended on November 25th, the home media market enjoyed robust sales throughout Thanksgiving week, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday two particular highlights. Walt Disney Home Entertainment's Brave definitely benefited from both online and brick-and-mortar retailers' many deals, as it yet again topped the Blu-ray-only and overall package media charts. The Pixar Animation adventure continued to perform strongly on small screens after its slightly underwhelming theatrical showing, though its HD market share fell somewhat - while that figure first totalled 51%, the market share dropped to just 28%.

The rest of the week's winners vary, depending on whether or not one is looking at the Blu-ray-only or overall package media charts. Regarding just Blu-rays, a new release, The Expendables 2, took the number two position; Lionsgate's popular action extravaganza sold 58% as many Blu-rays as Brave and had a 52% HD market share. Just below it at third place was another Top Three mainstay, Sony Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man, which sold 44% as many Blu-rays as the Pixar feature and had an HD market share of 69%.

In terms of the overall package media rankings, however, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax came in at second place, moving 34% as many total units as Brave and having a 13% HD market share. The Hunger Games followed that feature, and it also sold 34% as many units as Brave; in addition, The Hunger Games' HD market share was 33%.

Top Ten Blu-ray Sellers for Week Ending 11/25/12:
  1. Brave
  2. The Expendables 2
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man
  4. The Hunger Games
  5. Prometheus
  6. Cinderella
  7. The Avengers
  8. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  9. Wrath of the Titans
  10. Secret of the Wings
Top Five Home Media Sellers for Week Ending 11/25/12 (% of Blu-ray's Market Share Noted):
  1. Brave (28%)
  2. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (13%)
  3. The Hunger Games (33%)
  4. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (8%)
  5. The Expendables 2 (52%)
Top Three Blu-ray 3D Sellers for Week Ending 11/25/12 (Per % of Total Unit Sales):
  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 3D (60%)
  2. Prometheus 3D (20%)
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man 3D (13%)
  4. The Adventures of Tintin 3D (8%)
  5. Wrath of the Titans 3D (7%)



Source: Home Media Magazine | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (11 comments)


beric3236
 - Nov 28, 2012

Show comment

Rainman208
 - Nov 28, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Yeah it's bad when the only Black Friday Blu-rays I picked up was Salt and Soldier and those were mainly to get to $25 free shipping minimum on Amazon. Though Soldier actually was on my price tracker list. Salt was a toss in. All the awesome deals were on titles I had already.I kept an eye on the Indiana Jones Collection but it didn't drop to my range.

Ray O. Blu
 - Nov 28, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Actually, Congress doesn't go by (Per % of Total Unit Sales) or (% of Blu-ray's Market Share Noted), but these lists do.

mjcavinder
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

@beric3236......Josh Katz might just love Lost

atomik kinder
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

@ beric 3236 ......That is not how the percentages work. It is 60% of all copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 were 3D, not 60% of all 3D sales were Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

wjasoncul
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

What atomik said... It's not like those 5 movies were the only 3D movies sold last week.

opticzar
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Was happy to snag Brave on a lightning deal for $9 on the second try. Missed it the first day. Sold out in about 20 seconds each time -- now that's lightning!

movieman1979
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Nice to see the underrated Wrath Of The Titans back on the top ten. Picked up the steelbook from BB for 9.99

Lord of Cinema
 - Nov 29, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

I went to Best Buy on Monday to pick-up "Brave" during the lightning deal ($8.99). I showed them the deal and they honored it w/o charging me shipping!

repete66211
 - Nov 30, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

I hope beric3236 isn't in charge of anything involving math or reading comprehension.

rafaelsalguero
 - Nov 30, 2012

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

wow I'm glad "Prometheus" keeps on Top 10, I really want a sequel


Add comment



Please login to post a comment.



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Sorcerer
2. The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Com...
3. Get Carter
4. Kindergarten Cop
5. Mallrats
6. Frozen
7. Conspiracy Theory
8. Bring It On
9. Big
10. The Wolf of Wall Street
11. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
12. Rollerball
13. Big Bad Wolves
14. Gravity 3D
15. Seven

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. Transcendence
3. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
4. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
5. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
6. Thor: The Dark World
7. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
8. Frozen
9. Noah
10. The LEGO Movie
11. RoboCop
12. Under the Skin
13. American Hustle
14. The Raid 2
15. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Frozen Planet
4.  Sorcerer
5.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
6.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
7.  The Wolf of Wall Street
8.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
9.  The Pirate Fairy
10.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Lone Survivor
2.  The Lego Movie
3.  RoboCop
4.  The Lego Movie
5.  Veronica Mars: The Movie
6.  Son of Batman
7.  The Monuments Men
8.  Kindergarten Cop
9.  Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
10.  Space Battleship Yamato: Movie
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen Planet
$14.99, Save 73%
2.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$19.96, Save 50%
4.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Seven
$4.99, Save 50%
6.  The Princess Bride
$5.99, Save 70%
7.  Iron Man 3
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  Big
$7.99, Save 60%
9.  Life
$24.99, Save 64%
10.  Gatchaman: Complete Collection + OVAs
$78.12, Save 48%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Psycho-Pass: The Complete First Season

 United States


$159.98 $98.54





Frozen Planet

 United States


$54.98 $14.99





The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete Series

 United States


$45.99 $24.99





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices