Welcome back to another new installment of our weekly ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20’ list posts where we keep you updated on all of the most popular movies and television shows watched at home each week, compiled and released by the Digital Entertainment Group like always.
This week’s new ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20’ list for August 26, 2021 (compiled of data for the week ended 08.21.21) once again finds ‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard‘ holding onto the top spot, while last week’s second and third place titles swap spots as ‘Wrath of Man‘ moves up into second this week and ‘A Quiet Place Part II‘ drops one spot into third. Meanwhile, ‘Luca’ holds onto its spot in fourth as does the ‘Mortal Kombat’ movie which remains in fifth to round out the top five this week. Newcomer ‘Queen Bees’ also debuts on the list this week in nineteenth. Continue below to read the full news release with this week’s new Top 20 list and then let us know what you’ve been watching in the comments!
‘QUEEN BEES’ FLIES ONTO THE
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Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection returns to the top 10, in spot No. 9, with transactions popping as the franchise prepared to fly from Peacock, it’s streaming home of almost a year, to move to HBO Max next week. There was little change in the top five spots on this week’s list as Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard remains at No. 1, while Wrath of Man and A Quiet Place Part II swap for spots No. 2 and No.3 respectively. Longtime fan favorite Yellowstone: S1 also moves back into the top 10 on the news of its fourth season premiere date scheduled for this fall, and new release Queen Bees, starring acting legends Ellen Burstyn and James Caan, flies in at No. 19.
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 26 ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list:
- Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (Lionsgate)
- Wrath of Man (MGM)
- A Quiet Place Part II (Paramount)
- Luca (Disney)
- Mortal Kombat (Warner Bros.)
- Nobody (Universal)
- Pig (Neon)
- Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (Sony)
- Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Coll. (Warner Bros.)
- Yellowstone: S1 (Paramount)
- Godzilla vs. Kong (Warner Bros.)
- Rick and Morty: S5 (Warner Bros.)
- Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two (Warner Bros.)
- Spiral: From the Book of Saw (IFC Films)
- Don’t Breathe (2016, Sony)
- Those Who Wish Me Dead (Warner Bros.)
- The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2 (Lionsgate)
- Yellowstone: S3 (Paramount)
- Queen Bees (Gravitas)
- Werewolves Within (IFC Films)
Source | DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. Digital Sales, Digital Rentals (VOD), DVD & Blu-ray for week ended 08.21.21; excluding PVOD
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