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
Ender's Game (Blu-ray)
$13.00
Mallrats (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Reality Bites (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Planes (Blu-ray)
$13.00
Gravity 3D (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Gravity (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Blu-ray)
$5.99
Weird Science (Blu-ray)
$6.96
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Blu-ray)
$12.99
The Goonies (Blu-ray)
$4.99
Pacific Rim 3D (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Blu-ray)
$10.99
Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two (Blu-ray)
$12.96
Robin Hood (Blu-ray)
$14.99
Brother Bear / Brother Bear 2 (Blu-ray)
$13.99
The Sword in the Stone (Blu-ray)
$14.99
8-Film Action Collection (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Vinyl (Blu-ray)
$13.98
Beetlejuice (Blu-ray)
$4.99


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, March 25-31: Lincoln Scores Number One Sales

Posted April 3, 2013 10:11 PM by Josh Katz

Blu-ray DiscFor the week that ended on March 31st, Disney and Touchstone Home Entertainment's Lincoln scored the top figures on both the overall package media and Blu-ray sales rankings. Director Steven Spielberg's historical drama drew rave reviews for its depiction of 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln - star Daniel Day-Lewis won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as the title character - as well as a healthy box-office take; the $65 million feature grossed over $263 million worldwide. For its small-screen debut, the film garnered a 41% Blu-ray market share.

Holding onto the number two spot on the overall package media and Blu-ray-only rankings for a second week was Universal Studios Home Entertainment's release of the sweeping musical epic Les MisÚrables. Director Tom Hooper's Academy Award-winning follow-up to his The King's Speech grossed over $432 million top on of its estimated $61 million budget, and it only trailed behind Lincoln by a slight margin last week; the film sold 77% as many Blu-rays as Spielberg's biopic and 70% as many total units, and it had an HD market share of 45%.

Finally, Warner Bros. and New Line Home Entertainment's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey fell to number three on the Blu-ray and overall package lists. Director Peter Jackson's first prequel to his Academy Award-winning Lord of the Rings Trilogy, which made more than $1 billion worldwide, debuted at number one on the home media market. The Hobbit sold 72% as many Blu-rays as Lincoln - and had a Blu-ray market share of 47% - and 64% as many total units.

Top Ten Blu-ray Sellers for Week Ending 03/31/13:
  1. Lincoln
  2. Les MisÚrables
  3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  4. Wreck-It Ralph
  5. Rise of the Guardians
  6. Parental Guidance
  7. Life of Pi
  8. Zero Dark Thirty
  9. This Is 40
  10. Killing Them Softly
Top Five Home Media Sellers for Week Ending 03/31/13 (% of Blu-ray's Market Share Noted):
  1. Lincoln (41%)
  2. Les MisÚrables (45%)
  3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (47%)
  4. Wreck-It Ralph (31%)
  5. Rise of the Guardians (26%)
Top Three Blu-ray 3D Sellers for Week Ending 03/31/13 (Per % of Total Unit Sales):
  1. Life of Pi 3D (9%)
  2. Monsters, Inc. 3D (9%)
  3. Ice Age: Continental Drift 3D (8%)
  4. Hotel Transylvania 3D (8%)
  5. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (7%)



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

News comments (8 comments)


prkprkprk
 - Apr 03, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Oscar buzz strikes again! Nice to see Lincoln on top.

Gardenofstone10
 - Apr 03, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Lincoln and Les Miserables....so awesome!

mjcavinder
 - Apr 03, 2013

Show comment

Jowiko96
 - Apr 03, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Finally! The Top 10 is AWESOME this week! Great films all around!

JeremyBuh
 - Apr 04, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

You know its a good top 10 when youve recently bought 8 of them, its nice to see.

Glad to see Lincoln & Les Mis doing well

reidw
 - Apr 04, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Is this just for North American sales or is it worldwide? I can't imagine Lincoln doing that well elsewhere. It's an almost incomprehensible story for anyone not familiar with the American political system (e.g. Why didn't Lincoln go down to the Senate to make an impassioned plea to end slavery himself? Answer: He has no right to do that unlike in a Parliamentary democracy where the leader actually has a seat in the "house").

Also good to see Les Mis. doing well. It may shut up some of the noisy critics who are calling it a failure. Yes I was one of them but on third viewing I'm beginning to see it as different take rather a botched attempt. Music is good and sounds better at home than it did at my local garbage multiplex with its tinny speakers. That poor sound prejudiced my opinion.

Daytripper
 - Apr 04, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Knew this had a shot at being number one.

Boothill Gunslinger
 - Apr 04, 2013

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

@mjcavinder: Hmmm ... what IS your cup of tea, then? Those top ten cover just about every taste there is.


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. Frozen
2. Mallrats
3. Gravity 3D
4. The Jungle Book
5. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
6. Gravity
7. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
8. The Wolf of Wall Street
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
10. Double Indemnity
11. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
12. Scanners
13. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
14. Ender's Game
15. Ride Along

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. The Raid 2
3. RoboCop
4. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5. Noah
6. Oculus
7. Frozen
8. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
9. The LEGO Movie
10. The Grand Budapest Hotel
11. Draft Day
12. Thor: The Dark World
13. Rio 2
14. Under the Skin
15. Divergent

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Rocky: Heavyweight Collection
4.  Planes
5.  The Pirate Fairy
6.  Gravity
7.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
8.  Gravity 3D
9.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
10.  The Jungle Book
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Space Battleship Yamato: Movie
2.  The Walking Dead: The Complete Four...
3.  The Lego Movie
4.  Noah
5.  The Monuments Men
6.  Lone Survivor
7.  The Lego Movie
8.  True Detective: The Complete First ...
9.  I, Frankenstein 3D
10.  Sorcerer
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen
$19.96, Save 56%
2.  Planes
$13.00, Save 71%
3.  The Pirate Fairy
$19.96, Save 46%
4.  Gravity
$12.99, Save 64%
5.  Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
$12.99, Save 68%
6.  Gravity 3D
$19.99, Save 56%
7.  The Jungle Book
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  Despicable Me 2
$14.99, Save 50%
9.  Ender's Game
$13.00, Save 67%
10.  Mad Max Trilogy
$24.99, Save 50%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Ender's Game

 United States


$39.99 $13.00





Mallrats

 United States


$19.98 $9.96





Reality Bites

 United States


$19.98 $9.96





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