Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over debuted as the top-selling DVD and the second-best-selling VHS for the week ending Feb. 29. The second sequel sold more than 2.3 million DVD and VHS units combined. It also earned more than $4 million in rental revenue.
Disney’s The Lion King 1 1/2 topped Nielsen VideoScan’s First Alert VHS sales chart, and came in at No. 3 on VideoScan’s First Alert DVD sales chart. Video Store magazine estimates that The Lion King 1 1/2 earned $2.6 million last week in rental revenue, for a 19-day haul of $9 million.
The Missing was the nation’s second-best-selling new DVD last week and also was the second-best-renting home video, earning an estimated $6.4 million.
Matchstick Men debuted at No. 4 on VideoScan’s First Alert DVD sales chart and No. 14 on VideoScan’s First Alert VHS sales chart during the same frame. Video Store magazine listed director Ridley Scott’s film as the third-best-renting video, earning an estimated $6.25 million in its first five days on rental shelves.
Runaway Jury continued to show strong legs on home video last week, earning an estimated $8.42 million in rental revenue, for a 12-day total of about $19 million.
Pieces of April debuted at No. 18 on Video Store magazine’s weekly rental chart, earning an estimated $1.7 million.
Meanwhile, South Park: The Complete Third Season sold more than 260,000 DVDs and Chappelle’s Show topped 125,000 discs sold through to consumers.