'Now You See Me' tops DVD chart; 'Pain & Gain' still No. 1 rental

'Now You See Me' tops DVD chart; 'Pain & Gain' still No. 1 rental
Jesse Eisenberg, left, Woody Harrelson and Isla Fisher star in "Now You See Me." (Barry Wetcher / Summit Entertainment)

"Now You See Me," which became a surprise hit when it was released in theaters in May, is topping charts in home entertainment.

For the week ended Sept. 7, it was the bestselling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week on retail shelves, according to Rentrak.

The Summit Entertainment film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg, follows a team of investigators as they pursue a group of bank-robbing illusionists. 

"Now You See Me" was also the top video-on-demand title and reached No. 1 on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu and Xbox during the last week, noted Lionsgate, which owns Summit. 

At the box office, the film grossed $117 million domestically and more than $200 million internationally.

Baz Luhrmann's version of "The Great Gatsby" maintained its spot at No. 2 on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart, while the previous week's chart-topper, the third season of "The Walking Dead," fell to No. 3. 

In rentals, "Pain & Gain" fended off "Now You See Me" to retain first place.

Here are the top titles for the week that ended Sept. 7 for sales and Sept. 8 for rentals, according to Rentrak.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. "Now You See Me" (Summit Ent.). Week 1.

2. "The Great Gatsby" (Warner Bros.). Week 2.

3. "The Walking Dead: Season 3" (Anchor Bay). Week 2.

4. "Epic" (Fox). Week 3.

5. "Sons of Anarchy: Season 5" (Fox). Week 2.

6. "Pain & Gain" (Paramount). Week 2.

7. "Spartacus: War of the Damned" (Anchor Bay). Week 1.

8. "The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Fourth Season" (Warner Bros.). Week 1.

9. "Super Buddies" (Disney). Week 2.

10. "The Lords of Salem" (Anchor Bay). Week 1.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. "Pain & Gain" (Paramount). Week 2.

2. "Now You See Me" (Summit Ent.). Week 1.

3. "Olympus Has Fallen" (Sony). Week 4.

4. "Oblivion" (Universal). Week 5.

5. "42" (Warner Bros.). Week 8.

6. "Mud" (Lionsgate). Week 5.

7. "Empire State" (Lionsgate). Week 1.

8. "Scary Movie 5" (Anchor Bay). Week 3.

9. "The Place Beyond the Pines" (Universal). Week 5.

10. "Admission" (Universal). Week 9.


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