'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1

'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1
Publicity for last week's theatrical release of "Despicable Me 2" helped boost sales of its predecessor's DVD. (Illumination Entertainment)

Publicity preceding last week's release of "Despicable Me 2" carried over into DVD sales for its predecessor. Three years after its own theatrical release, Universal's "Despicable Me" cracked the top-10 DVD sales chart at No. 9 for the week.

"Jack the Giant Slayer" topped the sales chart for the second week in a row, while Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" took the top spot in rentals. 

Here are the top-selling titles for the week that ended June 29 and the most-rented titles for the week ended June 30, according to Rentrak.
Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. "Jack the Giant Slayer" (Warner Bros.). Week 2


2. "Oz the Great and Powerful" (Disney). Week 3

3. "The Call" (Sony). Week 1

4. "Identity Thief" (Universal). Week 4

5. "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" (Paramount). Week 3

6. "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" (Warner Bros.). Week 1

7. "Snitch" (Summit Entertainment). Week 3

8. "A Good Day to Die Hard" (Fox). Week 4

9. "Despicable Me" (Universal). Week 133

10. "21 and Over" (Fox). Week 2

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. "Oz The Great And Powerful" (Disney). Week 3

2. "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" (Paramount). Week 3

3. "Snitch" (Summit Entertainment). Week 3

4. "The Call" (Sony). Week 1

5. "Side Effects" (Universal). Week 6

6. "Warm Bodies" (Summit Entertainment). Week 4

7. "Cloud Atlas" (Warner Bros.). Week 7

8. "Beautiful Creatures" (Warner Bros.). Week 6

9. "Escape From Planet Earth" (Anchor Bay/Starz). Week 4

10. "Safe Haven" (Fox). Week 8


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