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Warner Home Video’s “The Bucket List” was the top video seller and renter for the week ending June 15, while fellow new release “Jumper,” from Fox, topped the Blu-ray Disc sales chart.
“Bucket,” a comedy that generated $93.5 million at the U.S. boxoffice, debuted at No. 1 on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart and Home Media Magazine’s video rental chart.
“Jumper,” a sci-fi actioner with $79.9 million in theatrical receipts, bowed at a close No. 2 on the sales chart, selling 88% as many units as “Bucket List.” The film also debuted at No. 2 on the rental chart, generating 91.5% as much action at the rental counter as the Warner comedy.
Two other new releases debuted in the First Alert top 10: Sony Pictures’ historical drama “The Other Boleyn Girl” at No. 4, and HBO’s critically hailed “John Adams” docudrama miniseries at No. 5.
“Boleyn Girl,” which earned $26.8 million at the boxoffice, also scored big with renters, debuting at No. 6 on the Home Media Magazine chart.
Several older releases continued to maintain steady sales. Two of Paramount’s Indiana Jones DVDs, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (No. 7) and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (No. 9), remained in the First Alert top 10 five weeks after their release, which coincided with the theatrical debut of the new Indiana Jones movie. So did “Indiana Jones — The Adventure Collection” (No. 8), a boxed set with all three earlier films. (partialdiff)
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