“Cat in the Hat” has sold nearly 2 million combined DVD/VHS units of the 6 million units shipped to retailers and rental stores during its first 24 hours in release this week.
“Grams” has sold more than 150,000 of the nearly 700,000 combined DVD/VHS units shipped to retail and rental stores during its first 24 hours in release.
“List” was the nation’s No. 1 selling DVD and the No. 11 best-selling VHS title during its debut week ending March 14. The 1993 film is believed to have sold more than 1.5 million combined DVD/VHS units.
Sony’s debut of Mona Lisa Smile was the nation’s No. 1 best renting video for the week ending March 14, generating nearly $10 million in gross rental revenue during its first five days on rental shelves.
Paramount’s School of Rock continued to show strong rental activity last week, generating an estimated $8.39 million in weekly rental revenue for a 12-day haul of about $17 million. The film is believed to have sold more than 2 million DVD units since its release March 2.
Paramount’s Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star earned about $3 million last week for an estimated 26-day total of $20 million, about 90% of the total generated at domestic boxoffice.
20th Century Fox’s Runaway Jury generated an estimated $4.69 million in rentals last week for a 26-day total of nearly $30 million.