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Posted April 17, 2013 09:32 PM by Josh Katz

Blu-ray DiscFor the week that ended on April 14th, Warner Bros. and New Line Home Entertainment's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey took the top spot on the Blu-ray and overall package lists. The film, which has been a fixture in the top five sales positions since its small-screen debut last month, actually rose from number three to win the highest sales totals. Director Peter Jackson's prequel to his Academy Award-winning Lord of the Rings Trilogy has made more than $1 billion worldwide; last week, The Hobbit had a Blu-ray market share of 43%.

At number two on the Blu-ray-only rankings was Disney and Touchstone Home Entertainment's Lincoln. Director Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning drama about U.S. President Abraham Lincoln garnered both critical and commercial accolades last year, winning Oscars for star Daniel Day-Lewis and for production designers Rick Carter and Jim Erickson and grossing over $263 million worldwide. Lincoln sold 73% as many Blu-rays as The Hobbit, and it had an HD market share of 36%. On the overall package media chart, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's The Bible followed The Hobbit, generating a 25% HD market share and selling 92% as many total units as Peter Jackson's fantasy adventure.

Finally, Universal Studios Home Entertainment's Les Misérables rounded out the top three on the Blu-ray-only charts. 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 sold 60% as many Blu-rays as The Hobbit and had a Blu-ray market share of 40%. Lincoln replaced Les Misérables on the overall package media list, selling 88% as many units as The Hobbit.

Top Ten Blu-ray Sellers for Week Ending 04/14/13:
  1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  2. Lincoln
  3. Les Misérables
  4. The Bible: The Epic Miniseries
  5. Life of Pi
  6. Zero Dark Thirty
  7. Wreck-It Ralph
  8. Skyfall
  9. The Sorcerer and the White Snake
  10. Rise of the Guardians
Top Five Home Media Sellers for Week Ending 04/14/13 (% of Blu-ray's Market Share Noted):
  1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (43%)
  2. The Bible: The Epic Miniseries (25%)
  3. Lincoln (36%)
  4. Les Misérables (40%)
  5. Wreck-It Ralph (34%)
Top Three Blu-ray 3D Sellers for Week Ending 04/14/13 (Per % of Total Unit Sales):
  1. Life of Pi 3D (12%)
  2. Wreck-It Ralph 3D (9%)
  3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D (8%)
  4. Hotel Transylvania 3D (8%)
  5. Rise of the Guardians 3D (5%)



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

News comments (3 comments)



thephantomcat
  Apr 18, 2013
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Way to go, Bilbo Baggins!

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brian9229
  Apr 18, 2013
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Its probably because of all the copies i bought. lol

Rainman208
  Apr 18, 2013
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Two months released and Skyfall still in the top 10. Shouldn't be surprising I guess. Awesome flick. Good for The Hobbit. I enjoyed it more the second time at home.


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