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'Skyfall' tops weekly DVD sales, 'Flight' remains top rental

February 25, 2013|By Wesley Lowery
  • Daniel Craig as James Bond in a scene from "Skyfall," which debuted atop the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart this week.
Daniel Craig as James Bond in a scene from "Skyfall," which debuted… (Francois Duhamel / Associated…)

In its first week of release on DVD and Blue-ray, Fox's "Skyfall" — the latest James Bond installment — topped DVD and Blue-ray sales chart, knocking "Hotel Transylvania" out of the No. 1 spot.

In addition to the 007 flick starring Daniel Craig, "Hotel Transylvania," "The Man With the Iron Fists," "Peter Pan" (re-release) and "Flight" rounded out the top slots on the DVD sales chart for the week ending Feb 17.

Denzel Washington's action-thriller "Flight" remained atop the rentals chart for a second week, with "Here Comes the Boom," "Taken 2," "Hotel Transylvania" and "Alex Cross" completing the top five list.

While Paramount's "Flight" has topped the rental chart both weeks since its release, it has yet to crack the top of the sales chart — slipping from second to the fifth-most-sold DVD last week.

Below are the 10 most sold and rented movie discs during the week ended Feb. 10, according to Rentrak.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. "Skyfall" (Fox). Week 1 

2. "Hotel Transylvania" (Sony). Week 3.

3. "The Man With the Iron Fists" (Universal). Week 1.

4. "Peter Pan" (Disney). Week 2.

5. "Flight" (Paramount). Week 2.

6. "Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey – Season 3" (PBS). Week 3.

7. "Here Comes the Boom" (Sony). Week 2.

8. "Silent Hill: Revelation" (Universal). Week 1.

9. "Alex Cross" (Summit Entertainment). Week 2.

10. "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (Summit Entertainment) Week 1.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. "Flight" (Paramount). Week 2.

2. "Here Comes the Boom" (Sony). Week 2.

3. "Taken 2" (Fox). Week 5.

4. "Hotel Transylvania" (Sony). Week 3.

5. "Alex Cross" (Summit Entertainment). Week 2.

6. "Seven Psychopaths" (Sony). Week 3.

7. "Ted" (Universal). Week 10.

8. "Pitch Perfect" (Universal). Week 9.

9. "Paranormal Activity 4" (Paramount). Week 3.

10. "The Bourne Legacy” (Universal). Week 6.

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