‘F9’ Remains on Top of VOD Charts as ‘Pig’ and ‘Roadrunner’ Make Strong Debuts

Home viewing competition this week was stiff.

It included the HBO Max same-day premiere of “The Suicide Squad” and ongoing availability of Disney’s “Black Widow” and “Jungle Cruise” for an extra $29.99 for Disney+ subscribers.

The two titles that could break through were “Pig” (Neon/$6.99) and “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” (Focus/$19.99), both of which added VOD play after three weeks in theaters.Many Nicolas Cage movies are genre-exercise VOD exclusives, but “Pig” stands out with excellent reviews (82 Metacritic) and his performance as a truffle hunter in search of his beloved pig received some the best reviews of his career.

It placed on all three charts and as high as #2 on iTunes.“Roadrunner,” released Friday, is #7 on iTunes.

Vudu reports that though the title is just below its top 10, it was their third-highest ranked new release.Samba TV, an app that tracks home viewing, estimates 2.8 million U.S.

households saw “Squad” this weekend.

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