Warner Home Video’s Troy was the bestselling DVD its debut week (ending Jan. 2), generating an estimated $11.2 million in gross rental revenue, or about 8% of its domestic boxoffice take.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle was the second-bestselling DVD during its first five days on retail shelves. New Line Home Entertainment’s comedy generated an estimated $6.6 million in gross rental revenue, or about 36% of its domestic boxoffice take.
Last week’s champ, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, slipped to fourth its second week in release ending Jan. 9. DreamWorks Home Entertainment’s comedy generated an estimated $7.26 million in total consumer rental spending, or 21% of its domestic boxoffice take.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Little Black Book was the nation’s sixth-bestselling DVD its first week, generating about $7.22 million in gross consumer rental spending, or about 35% of its domestic boxoffice take during the same frame.
Meanwhile, director Paul Abascal’s Paparazzi sold nearly 500,000 combined DVD and VHS units to consumers during its first day in release Tuesday, generating an estimated $9 million in gross consumer spending, or more than half of its $15 million-plus domestic boxoffice take.