Sony Titles Capture Half of Blu-ray Top 10
July 1, 2009
Sony is beginning to reap some serious awards from consumers on the Blu-ray front. Not only is Sony the chief proponent of Blu-ray Disc 1080p technology, but Sony Pictures, headquartered in Culver City, Calif., is seeing a lot of its recently released disc movie titles selling well as Blu-ray content.
Five of the Top 10 Blu-ray titles were Sony Pictures product, although the latest frontrunner, "Friday the 13th", and runner-up "Gran Torino" are both Warner Brothers titles. The Top 10 Blu-ray title sales for the week ending June 20, according to Rentrak: "Friday the 13th" 2009 (Warner Bros.) "Gran Torino" (Warner Bros.) "Ghostbusters" (Sony Pictures) "Taken" (20th Century Fox) "Transformers" (Paramount) "The International" (Sony Pictures) "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" (Sony Pictures) "Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children" (Sony Pictures) "Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection" (Paramount) "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" (Sony Pictures)
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