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Sony Titles Capture Half of Blu-ray Top 10

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:

  1. "Friday the 13th" 2009 (Warner Bros.)
  2. "Gran Torino" (Warner Bros.)
  3. "Ghostbusters" (Sony Pictures)
  4. "Taken" (20th Century Fox)
  5. "Transformers" (Paramount)
  6. "The International" (Sony Pictures)
  7. "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" (Sony Pictures)
  8. "Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children" (Sony Pictures)
  9. "Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection" (Paramount)
  10. "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" (Sony Pictures)