This chart tracks video sales--alternating weekly among...

This chart tracks video sales--alternating weekly among an overall view of the market and profiles of individual segments. Sales data include mass merchandisers and retailers but not most discount outlets.

Weekly DVD sales, in thousands of units

Week ended May 24: 156,000

Overall Top 100 Companies

Digital videodisc sales so far this year total 2.2. million units. DVD market share through May 24 and the current top-selling DVD for each company:

Company: Warner Home Video*

Market share: 45.75%

Current bestseller: L.A. Confidential


Company: MGM

Market share: 9.78%

Current bestseller: Tomorrow Never Dies


Company: New Line

Market share: 8.32%

Current bestseller: Boogie Nights


Company: Columbia

Market share: 15.77%

Current bestseller: Starship Troopers


Company: Universal Home Video

Market share: 10.63%

Current bestseller: The Jackal


Company: Disney

Market share: 10.52%

Current bestseller: Pulp Fiction


Company: Live Home Entertainment

Market share: 5.09%

Current bestseller: Terminator 2


Company: Image

Market share: 2.93%

Current bestseller: Sixteen Candles


Company: PolyGram

Market share: 2.49%

Current bestseller: The Game


Company: Simitar

Market share: 1.65%

Current bestseller: Godzilla--King of the Monsters

* Includes MGM, HBO, Tuner, New Line and Warner Vision

Source: VideoScan

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