Home entertainment spending in 2008 did not prove to be recession-proof. The entertainment industry did however show some resilience. Consumer spending on rentals and purchases of DVD and Blu-ray Disc had a moderate fall of about 5.7% to $21.7 billion, according to data provided by major studios.
Top 20 DVD Sellers
1 Dark Knight (Warner)
2 Iron Man (Paramount)
3 Alvin and the Chipmunks (Fox)
4 I Am Legend (Warner)
5 Kung Fu Panda (DWA/Paramount)
6 WALL-E (Disney)
7 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets (Disney)
8 Indiana Jones & the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (Paramount)
9 Enchanted (Disney)
10 Bee Movie (DWA/Paramount)
11 Mamma Mia! (Universal)
12 Juno (Fox)
13 American Gangster (Universal)
14 Hancock (Sony)
15 Sex and the City (Warner)
16 Game Plan (Disney)
17 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Disney)
18 Dr. Seuss Horton Hears a Who! (Fox)
19 27 Dresses (Fox)
20 Tinker Bell (Disney)
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