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-- Federico Fellini
Jun 272016
 

blu-ray-disc-anniversary
On this, the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Blu-ray Disc in June 2006, trade magazine Home Media Magazine celebrates the format with a bevy of articles on the blue disc’s importance in bringing pristine quality image and sound to consumers, as well as its role as a platform for archiving films and as a stepping stone to the next leap in sound and image quality, 4K Ultra HD. Check out their coverage here: Blu-ray Dsic at 10.

Here’s the magazine’s list of the all-time Top 50 Blu-ray Disc sellers:

Rank Title* Street Date Studio Estimated BD Units Sold (Millions)
1 Frozen 3/18/14 Disney 7.134
2 Avatar 4/22/10 Fox 7.099
3 Star Wars: The Force Awakens 4/5/16 Disney/Lucasfilm 5.797
4 The Avengers 9/25/12 Disney/Marvel 5.384
5 Despicable Me 2 12/10/13 Universal 4.604
6 The Dark Knight 12/9/08 Warner 4.442
7 Jurassic World 10/20/15 Universal 4.305
8 The Dark Knight Rises 12/4/12 Warner 3.896
9 Despicable Me 12/14/10 Universal 3.518
10 The Hunger Games 8/18/12 Lionsgate 3.469
11 Inception 12/7/10 Warner 3.267
12 The Lion King 10/4/11 Disney 3.262
13 Guardians of the Galaxy 12/9/14 Disney/Marvel 3.109
14 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 11/11/11 Warner 3.091
15 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 3/7/14 Lionsgate 2.959
16 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 10/18/11 Disney 2.926
17 Inside Out 11/3/15 Disney 2.915
18 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3/19/13 Warner 2.875
19 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1 4/15/11 Warner 2.840
20 Brave 11/13/12 Disney 2.744
21 Man of Steel 11/12/13 Warner 2.724
22 Minions 12/8/15 Universal 2.717
23 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 9/30/11 Paramount 2.694
24 Beauty and the Beast 10/5/10 Disney 2.624
25 Tangled 3/29/11 Disney 2.619
26 Skyfall 2/12/13 Fox/MGM 2.566
27 Avengers: Age of Ultron 10/2/15 Disney/Marvel 2.533
28 Big Hero 6 2/24/15 Disney 2.507
29 Iron Man 2 9/28/10 Disney/Marvel 2.482
30 Star Trek Into Darkness 9/10/13 Paramount 2.475
31 Deadpool 5/10/16 Fox 2.426
32 Fast & Furious 6 12/10/13 Universal 2.397
33 The Hangover 12/15/09 Warner 2.353
34 Monsters University 10/29/13 Disney 2.347
35 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy 9/16/11 Fox/Lucasfilm 2.334
36 Star Wars: The Complete Saga 9/16/11 Fox/Lucasfilm 2.331
37 The Little Mermaid 10/1/13 Disney 2.311
38 The Lego Movie 6/17/14 Warner 2.291
39 Transformers: Age of Extinction 9/30/14 Paramount 2.253
40 Iron Man 3 9/24/13 Disney/Marvel 2.214
41 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 4/8/14 Warner 2.173
42 Furious 7 9/15/15 Universal 2.158
43 The Amazing Spider-Man 11/9/12 Sony Pictures 2.144
44 How to Train Your Dragon 2 11/11/14 Fox/DreamWorks 2.085
45 American Sniper 5/19/15 Warner 2.075
46 Ted 12/11/12 Universal 2.069
47 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 10/20/09 Paramount 2.037
48 Rise of the Planet of the Apes 12/13/11 Fox 2.034
49 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 9/9/14 Disney/Marvel 2.031
50 Maleficent 11/4/14 Disney 2.027

*Includes multiple versions and re-releases, U.S. only
Source: Home Media Research

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