‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3′ and ’65’ Have Out-of-This-World Success in Home Viewing

Three VOD charts and Netflix’s top 10 all resulted in films set in non-Earth planetary worlds leading the pack in home viewing.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

3” (Disney) is #1 on VOD (at $19.99) at iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu, while “65,” four months after its theatrical release and multiple weeks scoring on VOD, tops Netflix’s movie chart.“Galaxy” had a two-month window, as Disney increasingly slows down its initial home releases (“Avatar: The Way of Water” waited 100 days), and then to PVOD, not streaming.

It was dominant enough that it led Vudu’s revenue-based list, even though it was only available for three of the seven days of their full-week rankings.“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”Courtesy of Sony PicturesThe deal struck between Netflix and Sony for an exclusive streaming arrangement, which started late last year, has brought more than a billion dollars to Sony.

Multiple films such as “Bullet Train,…

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