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Posted January 10, 2013 08:39 PM by Josh Katz

Blu-ray DiscFor the week that ended on January 6th, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment scored the top Blu-ray and overall package media sales with its release of Looper. Filmmaker Rian Johnson's twisty, viscerally engaging science-fiction tale garnered strong critical and popular notices when it made its theatrical premiere last September - the modestly budgeted feature (it cost an estimated $30 million) grossed over $166 million worldwide, and it accrued a Metacritic score of 84%. This performance was quite strong for an R-rated thriller, and its home media showing is no less admirable; the film, which managed an HD market share of 50%, beat out more conventionally satisfying genre fare as The Dark Knight Rises and Ted.

Coming in at number two on the Blu-ray list is The Dark Knight Rises; director Christopher Nolan's final entry in his Academy Award-winning Dark Knight trilogy has generated a healthy revenue in the five weeks since its small-screen debut, and though it has fallen to the second sales position, it has still continued to thrive in the top five sales positions. This week, the film, which had a decent HD market share of 40%, sold 28% as many Blu-ray copies as Looper and 34% as many total units.

Finally, Universal Studios' Ted rounded out the last of the top three spots on the Blu-ray-only list. The first live-action feature from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, Ted grossed over $500 million worldwide after its theatrical premiere last June and then maintained a strong foothold in the package media market, never falling out of the top three spots in its first three weeks of sales; just today, it received yet another accolade, winning an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. The film sold 26% as many Blu-rays (and enjoyed an HD market share of 32%) and 41% as many total units as Rian Johnson's sci-fi drama, and it actually beat The Dark Knight Rises in terms of overall units sold, coming in at number two (just one below Looper and one above the musical-comedy Pitch Perfect).

Top Ten Blu-ray Sellers for Week Ending 01/06/13:
  1. Looper
  2. The Dark Knight Rises
  3. Ted
  4. Total Recall
  5. Pitch Perfect
  6. Resident Evil: Retribution
  7. Ice Age: Continental Drift
  8. The Bourne Legacy
  9. Finding Nemo
  10. Men in Black 3
Top Five Home Media Sellers for Week Ending 01/06/13 (% of Blu-ray's Market Share Noted):
  1. Looper (50%)
  2. Ted (32%)
  3. Pitch Perfect (25%)
  4. The Dark Knight Rises (40%)
  5. Ice Age: Continental Drift (31%)
Top Three Blu-ray 3D Sellers for Week Ending 01/06/13 (Per % of Total Unit Sales):
  1. ParaNorman 3D (52%)
  2. Finding Nemo 3D (38%)
  3. Men in Black 3 3D (10%)
  4. The Avengers 3D (9%)
  5. Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D (9%)



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

News comments (5 comments)



mjcavinder
  Jan 11, 2013
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At least there is hope for other peoples taste. Looper is a pretty good film.

JeremyBuh
  Jan 12, 2013
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Great to see Looper, TDKR and Ted doing well, all were good films
JMCurtis
  Jan 12, 2013
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My wife didn't care for Ted [she likes McFarlans animated stuff - go figure], but I liked it.

John Brune
  Jan 13, 2013
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It's awesome to see Looper doing so well, especially when there are so many over-rated, over-hyped films out at the same time.

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repete66211
  Jan 14, 2013
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Looper was not a good movie and Ted is further evidence of the Idiocracy effect.


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