‘No time to die’ tops UK’s first weekly home entertainment ranking in 2022 – Reuters

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No time to die

Erik Gruenwedel

James Bond is off to a good start in 2022. MGM / UA Releasing’s No time to die was the best-selling UK retail film release for the week ended January 5, according to new data from the Official Film Chart.

Distributed by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in the UK, the film marks the fifth (and reportedly) final film starring actor Daniel Craig as Agent 007. The title ended 2021 as the most popular retail release. sold in the world’s second largest home entertainment market.

No time to die generated 294,000 sales, of which two-thirds (67%) of the week’s total consisted of digital formats. Despite the sizable unit sales, the movie’s biggest retail sale was actually in the last week of 2021, when it recorded 780,000 unit sales on disc and digital.

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With 621,000 copies of Blu-ray and DVD discs sold in its opening week, it became the biggest week-one disc release since 2017, and was also the best-selling title of the year. on digital downloads.

Separately, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Venom: let there be carnage debuted at # 2. The 2018 sequel Venom claimed the biggest new entry of the week in digital downloads only. Photos of Warner Bros. The suicide squad climbs seats three to # 3, while Disney’s latest animated musical Encanto was the second new entry of the week at # 4.

Paramount Home Entertainment Paw Patrol: The Movie bounced two places at No.5, landing ahead of 20th Century Studio’s The last duel, up to seven places to reach a new peak at No. 6. Disney’s The French dispatch jumped 13 places to No.7.

Finally, three other entries are back in the Top 10 after Christmas; Spider-Man: Far From Home (8), Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (9) and Peter Rabbit 2 (ten).

The official Top 10 in the ranking of films – January 5, 2022

Last week Position Movie Distributer
1 1 NO TIME TO DIE UNIVERSAL IMAGES
NEW 2 VENOM – LET THE CARNAGE BE SONY PHOTOS IT
6 3 THE SUICIDE SQUAD WARNER HOME VIDEO
NEW 4 ENCANTO WALT DISNEY
seven 5 PAW PATROL – THE MOVIE PRIMORDIAL
13 6 THE LAST DUEL 20TH CENTURY STUDIOS
20 seven FRENCH EXPEDITION WALT DISNEY
15 8 SPIDER-MAN – AWAY FROM HOME SONY PHOTOS IT
18 9 HARRY POTTER – THE COMPLETE COLLECTION WARNER HOME VIDEO
21 ten STONE RABBIT 2 SONY PHOTOS IT

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