‘Man of Steel’ soars to top of DVD sales chart, ahead of ‘Turbo’


Warner Bros.’ Superman movie “Man of Steel” flew high in its first week of release in the home entertainment market, landing as the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title.

Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, the film made $291 million in ticket sales.

“Man of Steel” beat “Turbo,” the Dreamworks Animation-produced and Fox-distributed 3-D and computer-animated children’s movie, which debuted in second place.


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At the box office, “Turbo,” about a garden snail with ambitions to become a racing champion, made just shy of $83 million in its theatrical run.

Last week’s chart-topper “Monsters University” dropped to No. 3, ahead of “Grown Ups 2” and “White House Down,” which were the top two rentals.

Here are Rentrak’s rankings for the week that ended Nov. 16 for sales and Nov. 17 for rentals.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray sales

1. “Man of Steel” (Warner Bros.). Week 1.

2. “Turbo” (Fox). Week 1.

3. “Monsters University” (Disney). Week 3.

4. “Grown Ups 2” (Sony). Week 2.

5. “White House Down” (Sony). Week 2.

6. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (New Line Cinema). Week 35.

7. “Dexter: The Final Season” (Paramount). Week 1.

8. “The Heat” (Fox). Week 5.

9. “The Little Mermaid – Diamond Edition” (Disney). Week 7.

10. “The Croods” (Fox). Week 7.

Top 10 DVD and Blu-ray rentals

1. “White House Down” (Sony). Week 2.

2. “Grown Ups 2” (Sony). Week 2.

3. “The Heat” (Fox). Week 5.

4. “Pacific Rim” (Warner Bros.). Week 5.

5. “The Hangover Part III” (Warner Bros.). Week 6.

6. “Monsters University” (Buena Vista). Week 3.

7. “The Croods” (Fox). Week 7.

8. “The Purge” (Universal). Week 6.

9. “After Earth” (Sony). Week 6.

10. “This Is the End” (Sony). Week 7.


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