Welcome back to another edition of our weekly DEG Most Watched At Home Top 20 List posts, keeping you updated on all of the most popular movies watched at home during this secluded time where the majority of theaters remain shuttered, and hopefully providing some noteworthy ideas for your home enjoyment. The new list from the Digital Entertainment Group also notes historic Quarter One numbers for home entertainment which isn’t entirely surprising in our current climate. This week’s DEG Top 20 List for May 7, 2020 sees ‘Bad Boys For Life’ still holding onto the top spot, while ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ dropped from second to third place as ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ races into the number two spot for the week. Continue below to check out the full new list now!
HISTORIC Q1 HOME ENTERTAINMENT NUMBERS
REFLECT AT-HOME MOVIE VIEWING SURGE
During this unprecedented era where many of us now have to stay home, digital home entertainment has experienced a noticeable spike. In fact, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s First Quarter 2020 Home Entertainment Report reveals that consumer purchases and rentals of digital movies and TV hit $596 million in March 2020, showing a massive 48% increase over last March’s numbers and making March the biggest month ever for digital transactions.
As for this week’s selection of the biggest and best at-home movie options, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ will help you figure out what everyone is watching. DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list is compiled with the most popular titles consumed on disc and digital during the previous week (except for outside subscription-based streaming platforms). Compiled each week with the most up to date studio and retailer data, it showcases current consumer enthusiasm for home viewing of the newest movie releases.
Please see below for the May 7 ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list:
1. Bad Boys For Life (Sony)
2. Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount)
3. Star Wars: Ep IX – Skywalker (Disney)
4. Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony)
5. The Gentlemen (STX/Universal, 2019)
6. Dolittle (Universal)
7. The Call of the Wild (Disney, 2020)
8. 1917 (Universal)
9. Little Women (Sony, 2019)
10. Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn (WB)
11. Underwater (Fox)
12. Like a Boss (Paramount)
13. Bloodshot (Sony, 2020)
14. The Way Back (WB, 2020)
15. Ip Man 4: The Finale (Well Go USA)
16. Knives Out (Lionsgate)
17. Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge (WB)
18. Spies in Disguise (Fox)
19. Frozen II (Disney)
20. Fantasy Island (Sony, 2020)
Source | DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. Digital Sales, Digital Rentals (VOD), DVD & Blu-ray for week ended 5.2.20
ABOUT THE DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
DEG advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels which support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries. With the objective to support and drive marketing initiatives, DEG’s list has been created to increase awareness and encourage adoption by the public and consuming audience of emerging home entertainment formats and new distribution models. The Watched at Home Top 20 is published each Thursday on DEG’s web site, degonline.org, and is distributed in its daily DEN email.