Friday, September 7, 2018

'The Last Jedi' Rises To The Top Of Home Video Sales Charts

By: Benjamin Hart

There's no denying Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi is the most talked about film of the last year (or perhaps decade). During its theatrical run it raked in $1.3 billion in ticket sales worldwide, so now that its out on home video it should be no surprise that its continuing to be successful.

Variety reports that the most recent home video sales chart were released, revealing that The Last Jedi has topped the national charts for Blu-ray and DVD sales. The eighth installment of the Skywalker saga surpassed such heavyweights as Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Coco, and Thor: Ragnarok. Blu-rays specifically accounted for 80% of The Last Jedi's overall home media disc sales.

In addition, The Last Jedi came in 4th on the rental charts, trailing Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Justice League, and Ferdinand, respectively.

The full top 20 of home video movie sales can be viewed below:

1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (new)
2. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
3. Coco
4. Justice League
5. Ferdinand
6. Thor: Ragnarok
7. Pitch Perfect 3
8. Wonder
9. The Star
10. The Shape of Water
11. Jumanji 2-Movie Collection
12. Jumanji
13. Despicable Me 3
14. Acts of Violence (new)
15. Spider-Man: Homecoming
16. Hop
17. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
18. The Lion King: Signature Collection
19. Downsizing
20. Lady and the Tramp: Signature Collection

Source: Variety

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