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U.S. Studios Dominate Top 20 U.K. Home Entertainment Movie Releases


Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in 20th Century Fox’s Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody, the top-selling disc in the U.K. in 2019

Erik Gruenwedel

Disney/20th Century Studios’ Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody is the top-selling movie on the U.K. Official Charts’ home entertainment data tracking since its inception in 2018. Disney movies tally nine of the 20 best-selling titles released digitally and on packaged media.

The Official Charts Company data is released weekly in partnership with the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE).

Rhapsody, starring Oscar winner Remi Malik, has generated 1.92-million-unit sales, made up of 1.25 million discs across DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K UHD Blu-ray, in addition to 662,000 digital downloads.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, has sold the most physical copies with 1.28 million discs to rank No. 2.

Notably, the most-recent James Bond movie, No Time to Die, Daniel Craig’s last role as Agent 007, cracked the Top 5 with 1.46-million-unit sales across physical and digital formats. The movie was the U.K.’s best-selling home entertainment release in 2021.

Paramount Home Entertainment’s Top Gun: Maverick ranks 13th on the chart with 879,000-unit sales after less than 90 days retail availability. The sequel to the 1986 original Top Gun, both starring Tom Cruise, ranks as the No. 1 downloaded movie in chart history with 766,000 transactions.

The U.K.’s All-Time Top 20 Biggest Movies on the Official Film Chart

Position Movie Distributor
1 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY DISNEY/20TH CENTURY STUDIOS
2 MAMMA MIA – HERE WE GO AGAIN UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
3 AVENGERS – ENDGAME DISNEY/MARVEL
4 THE GREATEST SHOWMAN DISNEY/20TH CENTURY STUDIOS
5 NO TIME TO DIE UNIVERSAL
6 FROZEN 2 DISNEY
7 TOY STORY 4 DISNEY
8 JURASSIC WORLD – FALLEN KINGDOM UNIVERSAL
9 JOKER WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
10 SPIDER-MAN – FAR FROM HOME SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
11 A STAR IS BORN WARNER
12 THE LION KING DISNEY
13 TOP GUN – MAVERICK PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT
14 ROCKETMAN PARAMOUNT
15 VENOM SONY
16 SPIDER-MAN – NO WAY HOME SONY
17 STAR WARS IX – THE RISE OF SKYWALKER DISNEY
18 MARY POPPINS RETURNS DISNEY
19 ALADDIN DISNEY
20 DOWNTON ABBEY – THE MOVIE UNIVERSAL

© Official Charts Company 2022




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