Welcome back to another new installment of our weekly ‘ DEG Watched at Home Top 20’ list posts where we continue to keep you updated on all of the most popular movies and television shows watched at home each week, always compiled and released by the Digital Entertainment Group.
This week’s new ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20’ list for August 19, 2021 (compiled of data for the week ended 08.14.21) sees last week’s top 2 titles swap spots as ‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard‘ moves up one spot into first this week, while ‘A Quiet Place Part II‘ slips one spot into second. Last week’s third and fourth place titles also swap spots with ‘Luca’ dropping into fourth and ‘Wrath of Man‘ shifting up into third. Meanwhile, the new live-action ‘Mortal Kombat’ film holds steady in fifth rounding out the top five. Continue below to read the news release with this week’s new ‘DEG Top 20’ list and then sound off in the comments with what you’ve been watching!
SEQUELS AND SERIES IMPACT THIS WEEK’S
DEG ‘WATCHED AT HOME TOP 20’
After three weeks on the list, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard takes No. 1 while the other sequel at the top of the list, A Quiet Place Part II, drops to No. 2. Don’t Breathe comes on the list at spot No. 19 as fans prepared for the release of its sequel, while The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2 returns to the list at No. 16 and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway drops one spot to No. 11. Godzilla vs. Kong remains on the list at No. 7 as does Spiral: From the Book of Saw at No. 9. And finally, sports classic Field of Dreams joins the list at No. 12 thanks to Major League Baseball’s real-life game played last week in Iowa based on the beloved movie.
DEG compiles the ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list with the most widely consumed titles on disc and digital during the previous week (except for outside subscription-based streaming platforms). Assembled with the newest studio and retailer data every seven days, it showcases current consumer enthusiasm for home viewing of the newest film and television releases.
Please see below for the Aug 19 ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list:
- Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (Lionsgate)
- A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount)
- Wrath of Man (MGM)
- Luca (Disney)
- Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros.)
- Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two (Warner Bros.)
- Pig (Neon)
- Nobody (Universal)
- Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner Bros.)
- Rick and Morty: S5 (Warner Bros.)
- Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (Sony)
- Field of Dreams (1989, Universal)
- Spiral: From the Book of Saw (IFC Films)
- Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Coll. (Warner Bros.)
- Yellowstone: S1 (Paramount)
- The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2 (Lionsgate)
- Werewolves Within (IFC Films)
- The Challenge: S37 (Paramount)
- Don’t Breathe (2016, Sony)
- Joe Bell (Vertical Entertainment)
Source | DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. Digital Sales, Digital Rentals (VOD), DVD & Blu-ray for week ended 08.14.21; excluding PVOD
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