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'Disney Fairies' beats 'Magic Mike' on DVD

November 02, 2012|By Ben Fritz
  • "Magic Mike," starring Channing Tatum, debuted at No. 2 on the DVD sales chart, behind "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings."
"Magic Mike," starring Channing Tatum, debuted at No. 2 on the… (Claudette Barius )

Fairies are beating strippers in DVD sales

Walt Disney Studios' new direct-to-DVD title "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings" was the No. 1-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc for the week ended Oct. 27, according to research firm Rentrak Corp.

It outperformed the Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum surprise box-office hit "Magic Mike," which debuted at No. 2 on the sales charts.

Other new DVDs last week included "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection," which started at Nos. 4 and 5, respectively.

Below are the DVD charts for the week ended Oct. 27 (sales) and 28 (rentals), with data provided by Rentrak.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings" (Disney). Week 1.

2. "Magic Mike" (Warner Bros). Week 1.

3. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount). Week 2 (last week No. 1).

4. "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (Fox). Week 1.

5. "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection" (Lionsgate). Week 1.

6. "The Avengers" (Disney). Week 5 (last week No. 3).

7. "Prometheus" (Fox). Week 3 (last week No. 2).

8. "Tyler Perry's I Don't Want to Do Wrong" (Lionsgate). Week 1.

9. "Dark Shadows" (Warner Bros.). Week 4 (last week No. 10.)

10. "That's My Boy" (Sony). Week 2 (last week No. 4).

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. "The Avengers"* (Disney). Week 5 (last week No. 2).

2. "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" (DreamWorks Animation/Paramount). Week 2 (last week No. 3).

3. "That's My Boy" (Sony). Week 2 (last week No. 4). 

4. "Snow White and the Huntsman"* (Universal). Week 7 (last week No. 1).

5. "Dark Shadows"* (Warner Bros.). Week 4 (last week No. 5)

6. "Madea's Witness Protection" (Lionsgate). Week 1.

7. "Five-Year Engagement"* (Universal). Week 8 (last week No. 7).

8. "The Lucky One"* (Warner Bros.). Week 9 (last week No. 18).

9. "Battleship"* (Universal). Week 9 (last week No. 6).

10. "Rock of Ages"* (Warner Bros.). Week 3 (last week No. 13).

*Titles with asterisk were not available to rent from most outlets for from several days to four weeks after they first went on sale.

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