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'Skyfall' remains atop DVD sales chart, edging out 'Argo'

March 05, 2013|By Wesley Lowery
  • John Goodman, Alan Arkin and Ben Affleck in a scene from "Argo."
John Goodman, Alan Arkin and Ben Affleck in a scene from "Argo." (Claire Folger / Warner Bros. )

Fox's "Skyfall" remained atop the DVD sales chart for the second consecutive week since its release, holding on to the top spot despite last week's DVD release of the Academy Award-winning "Argo."

Last week's No. 2 seller, Disney's "Hotel Transylvania," was knocked out of the top five with new releases such as "Argo," a re-release of Disney's "Monster's Inc. and the second season of HBO hit show "Game of Thrones" soaring to the top of the sales chart, during the week ending Feb. 23. 

On the rentals chart, "Taken 2" claimed the top spot in its sixth week since release, edging out Denzel Washingon's "Flight," which was the previous period's most rented DVD, for the week ending Feb 24.

Below are the 10 most sold and rented movie discs, according to Rentrak.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. "Skyfall" (Fox). Week 2

2. "Argo" (Warner Bros). Week 1

3. "Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season" (Warner Bros). Week 1. 

4. "Monsters, Inc." (Disney). Week. 1.

5. "Sinister" (Summit Entertainment). Week 1.

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

7. "Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey – Season 3" (PBS). Week 4.

8. "Flight" (Paramount). Week 3.

9. "Peter Pan" (Disney). Week 3.

10. "The Man With the Iron Fists" (Universal). Week 2.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. "Taken 2" (Fox). Week 6.

2. "Flight" (Paramount). Week 3.

2. "Here Comes the Boom" (Sony). Week 3.

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

5. "End of Watch" (Universal). Week 5.

6. "Seven Psychopaths" (Sony). Week 4.

7. "Sinister" (Summit Entertainment). Week 1.

8. "Alex Cross" (Summit Entertainment). Week 3

9. "Looper" (Sony). Week 8.

10. "Ted" (Universal). Week 11

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