Universal Owns the VOD Charts This Week, Led by ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

Universal is usually strong on VOD charts, but this week it dominates by holding 13 out of 30 possible slots with the just-released “Minions-The-Rise-of-Gru-2022-movie-posters/”>Minions: The Rise of Gru” (19.99) leading the way.At Netflix, “Uncharted” is #1 and leads several in-house productions including “The Gray Man.” Its 200 million investment stands at #5 in its third week.

Despite (or because of?) six months of theatrical play (and 149 million gross), as well as extensive VOD availability, the early-year hit starring Tom Holland may have a longer stay at the top than Netflix originals.Google Play, which tends to lag several days behind iTunes, still has Universal’s “Jurassic World: Dominion” (19.99) at #1, with “Minions” second; elsewhere, it’s #1.

Among Universal”s other releases, are high placements for “The Black Phone” (19.99) and two slots each for “The Bad Guys” (5.99) and new release “Mrs.

Harris Goes to Paris” (19.99) from its Focus subsidiary.“Mrs.

Harris” is #10 on two charts, but PVOD

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