Anchorman Reports to the Top


Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy was the nation’s best-renting DVD last week. The DreamWorks Home Entertainment generated about $10.3 million in consumer rental spending, during its first five days on shelves, for the week ended January 2. It was also the nation’s best-selling DVD.

The second-best DVD seller was Resident Evil: Apocalypse. The Sony sequel, starring Milla Jovovich, also generated about $7.9 million at the rental counter during its first five days in release.

Garden State debuted in fourth on VideoScan’s DVD sales chart, and generated about $4.1 million in rental spending.

Open Water was the fifth bestselling DVD during its debut week in release.

Also, HBO Home Video’s “Sex and the City: Season Six, Part 2” was the nation’s sixth bestselling DVD its debut week on store shelves.