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'Hurt Locker' Takes Over Blu-ray Top 10


"The Hurt Locker," the critically acclaimed Summit title which details the life-and-death activities of a bomb squad of U.S. soldiers in Iraq, assumed the top slot in the Blu-ray Top 10 in its first week in video-disc release, overtaking the biggest comedy moneymaker of all time, "The Hangover."

The middle of the pack was dominated by a trio of titles from Sony Pictures: "District 9" (3rd); "Halloween II" (5th); and "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" (7th).

The Top 10 Blu-ray title sales for the week ending Jan. 17, according to Nielsen VideoScan:

  1. "The Hurt Locker" (Summit)
  2. "The Hangover" (Warner Bros.)
  3. "District 9" (Sony Pictures)
  4. "Inglourious Basterds" (Universal)
  5. "Halloween II" (Sony Pictures)
  6. "Star Trek" (Paramount)
  7. "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" (Sony Pictures)
  8. "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" (Paramount/DreamWorks)
  9. "I Can Do Bad All By Myself" (Lionsgate)
  10. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (Warner Bros.)