Half-Blood Prince Debuts at Top of DVD and BluRay Sales Charts

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Dec 17, 2009

Posted by EdwardTLC

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD garnered the top spot in Nielsen VideoScan’s First Alert sales chart this week with a total of $302 million in sales. First week sales of the sixth Potter film came in above the such releases as Public Enemies and Julie and Julia, which were ranked in second and third place, respectively. The report goes on to note that the Blu-Ray editions of the sixth film consisted of “24% of its first-week sales,” putting Half-Blood Prince atop Nielsen VideoScan Blu-ray Disc chart as well. Finally, the sixth film placed second to the release of Public Enemies in the “Home Media Magazine’s rental chart for the week ending Dec. 13.”

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35 Responses to Half-Blood Prince Debuts at Top of DVD and BluRay Sales Charts

Avatar Imagekingdomkey1121 says: Hell yes!Avatar Imageleigia says: I bought the blu-ray disc edition, so I'm happy that HBP is number one. Yay!Avatar ImageHPNAIV says: Yay for HBP :)Avatar ImageHydrus says: I got the combo pack and watched the DVD. The Bluray disk has all of the cool extras but I have to wait until Christmas when I get my bluray player to watch those. (Shh. I'm not supposed to know about it).Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: GO HBP!!!!Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: Squee for HBP!!! I bought it in Blu-Ray this time and hopefully will get a Blue-Ray player to watch it in High Def this Christmas. I have already watched the movie like 20 time, I swear! hahaAvatar ImageCandyCane2304 says: Good Job.Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: yayyAvatar Imageacciodiana says: Hmmmm... Let's see. Add $300 million to the $900 million it had already grossed, and, gasp! Look at that! HBP has grossed well over a billion dollars! We HP fans never dissapoint...Avatar Imageblue4t says: Woot! I bought the DVD for my sister for Christmas just a few days ago. Can't wait til Christmas so we can watch it together again.Avatar Imagealegria35 says: as expected... as all the copies are sold out here in the philippines... Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: aqsome!!Avatar ImageMacedonian says: yayy finally hbp passed 1 bilion.Avatar ImageCatherine says: awesome!!! yeah i went to target and copides were almost out after the first day! of all additions, 2 disc digital download, normal widescreen,, full screen and all of the abouve in Blue-ray as well!Avatar ImageNot Slytherin says: WOOT! Got my copy ... but I'm supposed to wait for Xmas to get it. As if!Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Very nice...Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: wow! I just got the blu-ray!Avatar Imagehermy007 says: sweet! i'm hoping to get a ps3 for christmas, so i can watch blu ray, and get hbp combo pack. it's going to be awesome! also, when i was at walmart, i saw hbp on regular dvd, and it came with a marauders map. i didn't know you get that with the regular dvd!Avatar Imagenellythemarrow says: And all the competition is meaning some seriously cheap prices, round my area anyway.Avatar Imagekatiebell1 says: Edward, you misread the article in the Hollywood Reporter. No monetary figure has been released yet for the DVD sales for Half-Blood Prince. The $302 million is referring to U.S. box office totals.Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I must say that despite the popularity of this franchise I am astounded by the figures given for sales of the DVD.Avatar Imagealicia00 says: wow i dident know that it was going to be soo big wowAvatar Imagepaula_nicole10 says: yep!! they deserve it!!! very good and hard working people!!!! luv the dvd btw. i got 1 two days agoAvatar ImagetheREALGinnyWeasley says: Psh of course!!!!Avatar ImageZephyrFool says: And I was part of that! So happy! ;-)Avatar Imageazna70 says: Shove that up your nose Twlighters !.Of couse Harry Potter tops the list.....Its the best !.I have a copy on DVD&Blueray and on Itunes so i can watch it anywhere.Love it!.Avatar Imagemolly43 says: I just looked at the HBP movie today. I'm glad I have the movie, but my 19 yr old son and I were disappointed in the dreariness throughout the whole movie and the inability to see things and people due to the movie’s dark lighting. Color was practically void in the movie. I would've liked to have seen parts devoted to what actually happened and leave out what totally didn't happen at all in the movie - like Bellatrix and her friends dropping in on the Weasleys.Avatar ImageKimberlyZ says: omgshh brilliant Avatar ImagexAnaheyy says: WOOT WOOT ; i got my copy in Blu-ray, though my Blu Ray player hasn't arrived ! >.< thank God for bonus packs and digital copies :DAvatar ImageFifi says: I have my copy too...well done HP!Avatar ImageJTEL99 says: Yep, I've got my copy! :o)Avatar Imageexpelliarmus9 says: gotta love Harry Potter dvds! Avatar Imageaj_ellybean says: Whoohoo! I've got my copy!Avatar Imagerenaeofgriffindor says: Cool I was part of this ventureAvatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh YEAH! I wanted to get it in Target, but it's so expensive!!!

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