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Nielsen VideoScan High-Def market share for week ending November 4th, 2007

Ben Drawbaugh

So much for that trend -- for a few weeks there is looked like the HD DVD camp was making up lost ground on Blu-ray and even got within one percent of beating them. But, according to this weeks Nielsen VideoScan numbers, courtesy of Home Media Magazine, Blu-ray took the lion's share of the HD movie sales again this week with a 71% to 29% split (2.45:1). It appears that the Transformers' effect wasn't enough to hold off Spidey 3, despite the disappointing sales. What's really interesting is that there is only one HD DVD title in the top ten this week, and to add insult to injury, four of the top ten titles are also available on HD DVD, but didn't sell well enough to make the list. Keep in mind that these numbers are from last week, so Disney's two blockbusters aren't included and HD DVD's highly successful sale of the HD-A2 was too late in the week to impact the results, as well. The other title not included that we expect to hit the top ten next week is I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, but we don't think it will be any match for Disney's rat.

  1. Spider-Man 3 BD 100.00
  2. Spider-Man: The High Definition Trilogy BD 71.95
  3. Transformers HD 31.42
  4. Meet the Robinsons BD 8.82
  5. 300 BD 6.56
  6. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer BD 5.03
  7. License to Wed BD 4.24
  8. The Shining BD 4.11
  9. Mr. Brooks BD 4.03
  10. 2001: A Space Odyssey BD 3.88

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