Hidalgo Races into First Place


Buena Vista Home Entertainment’s Hidalgo, starring Viggo Mortensen, raced to the top of Nielsen VideoScan’s First Alert DVD and VHS sales charts, and landed at No. 5 on Video Store magazine’s list of top rentals for the week ending Aug. 8.

The Jennifer Garner comedy 13 Going on 30, from Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, made $14.6 million in rentals for the week, which brought the film to the top of the chart.

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s Bratz the Video: Starrin’ & Stylin debuted at No. 2 on the First Alert VHS sales chart and at No. 7 on its DVD chart.

Buena Vista’s special edition of The Princess Diaries bowed at No. 4 on the First Alert DVD sales chart.