22 May 2024

Onward Proves Official Film Chart Top Spot is No ‘Hocus Pocus’

Halloween maybe a few days away, Onward proves there’s no ‘Hocus Pocus’ at the top as it holds on to its place at the top of the Official Film Chart. Despite the competition from classic Halloween films begins to claw their way into the Top 10 ahead of this weekend.

The heartfelt Pixar adventure makes it a second week at Number 1 with 90% of its sales coming from DVD & Blu-ray copies of the film. It finishes just ahead of Frozen 2 (2) and Scoob! is still hanging in their at (3).

Bringing in the spooky season at Number 4, Hocus Pocus starring Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker reaches a new peak after flying 20 places, bettering its previous placing of Number 7 in the 2019 post-Halloween chart. Close behind is another huge Halloween favourite as Tim Burton’s 1993 animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas, soars back into the chart to reach a new peak at Number 5 following a surge in sales this week.

This week’s highest new entry comes from crime-drama The Tax Collector starring Bobby Soto and Shia LaBeouf, debuting at Number 6 on digital downloads only. Next up it’s Sonic The Hedgehog (7), Trolls World Tour (8) and The Greatest Showman (9) just ahead of the return of 1917 which rises four to Number 10.

This week’s Official Film Chart features a preview of Black Water: Abyss, an Australian killer croc thriller which is available to Download & Keep from November 2. (Enter our competition to win a DVD copy)

Now, as well as OfficialCharts.com, the Official Film Chart can also be found on FindAnyFilm.com – the ultimate site for Film and TV fans to discover all the legal ways to buy the entertainment they want on disc and digital formats. Make sure to keep an eye out for all of these great titles over the next few months.

The Official Film Chart is unveiled each Wednesday and is the subject of a Top 10 Official Film Chart online show, published on OfficialCharts.com and available for media syndication.

The chart – the result of a partnership between the Official Charts Company, the British Association for Screen Entertainment and incorporating data from retailer members of the Entertainment Retailers Association – is published on OfficialCharts.com every Wednesday at noon and counts movie downloads from services including Amazon, iTunes, Sky Store, Virgin Media Store, Rakuten TV, Talk Talk TV, as well as 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD disc sales from all high street and online retailers

You can buy any of the titles featured in the Top 10 via https://www.findanyfilm.com/VideoChart. Check out the full Top 40 chart can be viewed on OfficialCharts.com

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