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Top-selling video

Top 25 retail video titles, ranked by units sold, 1998–2015

Australian titles highlighted and in bold.


Next update April 2017

2015


DVD

In 2015, there were over 24,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 9.3 per cent of the total DVD retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Fast & Furious 7 Universal 27 Aug 2015
2 Jurassic World Universal 15 Oct 2015
3 Game of Thrones Season 4 Roadshow 18 Feb 2015
4 Fifty Shades of Grey Universal 21 May 2015
5 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 Roadshow 5 Mar 2015
6 Minions Universal 5 Nov 2015
7 Inside Out (2015) Walt Disney Studios 11 Nov 2015
8 Pitch Perfect 2 Universal 6 Aug 2015
9 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Walt Disney Studios 16 Sep 2015
10 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Roadshow 26 Mar 2015
11 Big Hero 6 Walt Disney Studios 25 Mar 2015
12 American Sniper Roadshow 27 May 2015
13 Mad Max: Fury Road Roadshow 2 Sep 2015
14 Home (2015) 20th Century Fox 8 Jul 2015
15 Cinderella (2015) Walt Disney Studios 24 Jun 2015
16 Oddball (2015) Roadshow 16 Dec 2015
17 Fury (2014) Sony Pictures 22 Jan 2015
18 Frozen (2013) Walt Disney Studios 30 Apr 2014
19 Paddington Sony Pictures 9 Apr 2015
20 Ant-Man Walt Disney Studios 2 Dec 2015
21 The Water Diviner Universal 19 Mar 2015
22 The Maze Runner 20th Century Fox 21 Jan 2015
23 Kingsman: The Secret Service 20th Century Fox 1 Jul 2015
24 Gone Girl 20th Century Fox 4 Feb 2015
25 Insurgent 20th Century Fox 12 Aug 2015

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 68 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2015, over 4,700 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 22.5 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Roadshow 26 Mar 2015
2 Game of Thrones season 4 Roadshow 18 Feb 2015
3 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Walt Disney Studios 16 Sep 2015
4 Jurassic World Universal 15 Oct 2015
5 Mad Max: Fury Road Roadshow 2 Sep 2015
6 Fast & Furious 7 Universal 27 Aug 2015
7 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 Roadshow 5 Mar 2015
8 Ant-Man Walt Disney Studios 2 Dec 2015
9 Interstellar Roadshow 8 Apr 2015
10 Terminator Genisys Paramount 28 Oct 2015
11 American Sniper Roadshow 27 May 2015
12 Big Hero 6 Walt Disney Studios 25 Mar 2015
13 Fury (2014) Sony Pictures 22 Jan 2015
14 Inside Out (2015) Walt Disney Studios 11 Nov 2015
15 San Andreas Roadshow 30 Sep 2015
16 Fifty Shades of Grey Universal 21 May 2015
17 John Wick Roadshow 4 Mar 2015
18 Kingsman: The Secret Service 20th Century Fox 1 Jul 2015
19 Minions Universal 5 Nov 2015
20 The Equalizer Roadshow 22 Jan 2015
21 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney Studios 3 Dec 2014
22 Jupiter Ascending Roadshow 24 Jun 2015
23 Insurgent 20th Century Fox 12 Aug 2015
24 Pitch Perfect 2 Universal 6 Aug 2015
25 Dracula Untold Universal 12 Mar 2015

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 87 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2014


DVD

In 2014, there were over 29,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 9.4 per cent of the total DVD retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Frozen (2013) Walt Disney Studios 30 Apr 2014
2 The Lego Movie Roadshow 3 Jul 2014
3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
4 Game of Thrones season 3 Warner Bros 19 Feb 2014
5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 16 Apr 2014
6 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney Studios 3 Dec 2014
7 How to Train Your Dragon 2 20th Century Fox 12 Nov 2014
8 Game of Thrones season 2 Warner Bros 6 Mar 2013
9 Game of Thrones season 1 Warner Bros 7 Mar 2012
10 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 26 Nov 2014
11 Thor: The Dark World Walt Disney Studios 5 Mar 2014
12 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Paramount 10 Dec 2014
13 Bad Neighbours Universal 28 Aug 2014
14 Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie Universal 20 Nov 2014
15 Maleficent Walt Disney Studios 8 Oct 2014
16 Planes Walt Disney Studios 9 Apr 2014
17 The Wolf of Wall Street Roadshow 28 May 2014
18 The Book Thief 20th Century Fox 7 May 2014
19 White House Down Sony Pictures 2 Jan 2014
20 How to Train Your Dragon Paramount 21 Oct 2010
21 Turbo 20th Century Fox 12 Mar 2014
22 Gravity (2013) Warner Bros 26 Feb 2014
23 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Walt Disney Studios 20 Aug 2014
24 Breaking Bad season 5 part 2 Sony Pictures 28 Nov 2013
25 X-Men: Days of Future Past 20th Century Fox 15 Oct 2014

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 68 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2014, over 4,500 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 23.7 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 16 Apr 2014
2 Frozen (2013) Walt Disney Studios 30 Apr 2014
3 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
4 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney Studios 3 Dec 2014
5 Gravity (2013) Warner Bros 26 Feb 2014
6 The Lego Movie Roadshow 3 Jul 2014
7 Thor: The Dark World Walt Disney Studios 5 Mar 2014
8 Game of Thrones season 3 Warner Bros 19 Feb 2014
9 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Walt Disney Studios 20 Aug 2014
10 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros 1 May 2013
11 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 26 Nov 2014
12 X-Men: Days of Future Past 20th Century Fox 15 Oct 2014
13 Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro Sony Pictures 14 Aug 2014
14 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
15 The Hunger Games Roadshow 17 Aug 2012
16 Man of Steel Warner Bros 6 Nov 2013
17 The Wolf of Wall Street Roadshow 28 May 2014
18 Edge of Tomorrow Roadshow 8 Oct 2014
19 Riddick Roadshow 15 Jan 2014
20 How to Train Your Dragon 2 20th Century Fox 12 Nov 2014
21 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox 19 Nov 2014
22 Pacific Rim Warner Bros 20 Nov 2013
23 Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount 18 Sep 2013
24 Maleficent Walt Disney Studios 8 Oct 2014
25 Godzilla (2014) Warner Bros 1 Oct 2014

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 87 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2013


DVD

In 2013, there were over 32,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 9.7 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The Great Gatsby (25) was the only Australian title to enter the top 25 in 2013.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner 1 May 2013
2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Hoyts 20 Mar 2013
3 Despicable Me 2 Universal 31 Oct 2013
4 Skyfall MGM 27 Mar 2013
5 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Dreamworks 9 Jan 2013
6 Pitch Perfect Universal 4 Apr 2013
7 Game of Thrones season 2 HBO 6 Mar 2013
8 Les Miserables (2012) Universal 24 Apr 2013
9 Fast & Furious 6 Universal 3 Oct 2013
10 Wreck It Ralph Disney 24 Apr 2013
11 Iron Man 3 Marvel 28 Aug 2013
12 Monsters University Disney 13 Nov 2013
13 Game of Thrones season 1 HBO 7 Mar 2012
14 Life of Pi 20th Century Fox 8 May 2013
15 Despicable Me Universal 6 Jan 2011
16 Pink: Truth About Love: Tour Live from Melbourne SBME 22 Nov 2013
17 Mrs Brown’s Boys series 3 Universal 6 Jun 2013
18 Django Unchained Sony Pictures 6 Jun 2013
19 Rise of the Guardians Dreamworks 10 Apr 2013
20 Breaking Bad season 1 Sony Pictures 8 Jul 2009
21 Hotel Transylvania Sony Pictures 17 Jan 2013
22 Breaking Bad season 2 Sony Pictures 10 Feb 2010
23 The Hunger Games Roadshow 17 Aug 2012
24 The Little Mermaid Disney 4 Oct 2006
25 The Great Gatsby (2013) Roadshow 27 Sep 2013

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2013, over 4,100 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 23.1 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner 1 May 2013
2 Skyfall MGM 27 Mar 2013
3 Iron Man 3 Marvel 28 Aug 2013
4 Star Trek into Darkness Paramount 18 Sep 2013
5 Man of Steel Warner 6 Nov 2013
6 Les Miserables (2012) Universal 24 Apr 2013
7 Django Unchained Sony Pictures 6 Jun 2013
8 Fast & Furious 6 Universal 3 Oct 2013
9 Despicable Me 2 Universal 31 Oct 2013
10 Game of Thrones season 2 HBO 6 Mar 2013
11 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
12 Oblivion Universal 8 Aug 2013
13 Life of Pi 20th Century Fox 8 May 2013
14 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Hoyts 20 Mar 2013
15 The Dark Knight Rises Warner 28 Nov 2012
16 Wreck It Ralph Disney 24 Apr 2013
17 The Wolverine 20th Century Fox 27 Nov 2013
18 The Great Gatsby (2013) Roadshow 27 Sep 2013
19 Despicable Me Universal 6 Jan 2011
20 Pacific Rim Warner 20 Nov 2013
21 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Paramount 12 Jun 2013
22 Jurassic Park Universal 2 Nov 2005
23 Looper Roadshow 25 Jan 2013
24 Pitch Perfect Universal 4 Apr 2013
25 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Dreamworks 9 Jan 2013

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2012


DVD

In 2012, there were over 32,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 8.6 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The Sapphires (3) was the only new Australian title to enter the top 25 in 2012, while Red Dog (9) remained among the top selling titles in 2012.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Sony Pictures 15 Mar 2012
2 The Avengers Walt Disney Studios 29 Aug 2012
3 The Sapphires 20th Century Fox 7 Dec 2012
4 The Hunger Games Roadshow 17 Aug 2012
5 Game of Thrones season 1 Warner Bros 7 Mar 2012
6 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros 28 Nov 2012
7 Ted Universal 21 Nov 2012
8 Mrs Brown's Boys series 1 Universal 1 Aug 2012
9 Red Dog Roadshow 1 Dec 2011
10 The Smurfs Sony Pictures 5 Jan 2012
11 Ice Age 4: Continental Drift 20th Century Fox 28 Nov 2012
12 Mrs Brown's Boys series 2 Universal 10 Oct 2012
13 Brave Walt Disney Studios 21 Nov 2012
14 One Direction Up All Night: The Live Tour SBME 24 May 2012
15 Puss in Boots (2011) Paramount 11 Apr 2012
16 The Lorax (2012) Universal 1 Aug 2012
17 21 Jump Street Sony Pictures 18 Jul 2012
18 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Roadshow 10 May 2012
19 Battleship (2012) Universal 9 Aug 2012
20 Alvin and the Chipmunks 3: Chipwrecked 20th Century Fox 23 May 2012
21 Big Bang Theory season 5 Warner Bros 3 Oct 2012
22 True Blood season 4 Warner Bros 23 May 2012
23 Bridesmaids Universal 3 Nov 2011
24 Snow White and the Huntsman Universal 7 Nov 2012
25 The Vow Sony Pictures 13 Jun 2012

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 73 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2012, over 3,300 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 23.0 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 The Avengers Walt Disney Studios 29 Aug 2012
2 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros 28 Nov 2012
3 The Hunger Games Roadshow 17 Aug 2012
4 Prometheus 20th Century Fox 17 Oct 2012
5 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
6 Ted Universal 21 Nov 2012
7 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony Pictures 31 Oct 2012
8 Battleship (2012) Universal 9 Aug 2012
9 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Paramount 10 Nov 2011
10 Game of Thrones season 1 Warner Bros 7 Mar 2012
11 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Sony Pictures 15 Mar 2012
12 Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn Paramount 25 Apr 2012
13 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Roadshow 10 May 2012
14 Snow White and the Huntsman Universal 7 Nov 2012
15 Men in Black 3 Sony Pictures 21 Sep 2012
16 Ice Age 4: Continental Drift 20th Century Fox 28 Nov 2012
17 Green Lantern Warner Bros 7 Dec 2011
18 Bourne Legacy Universal 13 Dec 2012
19 Underworld Awakening Sony Pictures 30 May 2012
20 Puss in Boots (2011) Paramount 11 Apr 2012
21 Immortals Universal 22 Mar 2012
22 Real Steel Walt Disney Studios 28 Mar 2012
23 Wrath of the Titans Warner Bros 1 Aug 2012
24 John Carter Walt Disney Studios 4 Jul 2012
25 The Smurfs Sony Pictures 5 Jan 2012

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 87 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2011


DVD

In 2011, there were over 36,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 7.8 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The feature film, Red Dog, was the top-selling DVD in 2011 and the only Australian title in the top 25.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Red Dog Roadshow 1/12/2011
2 Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 1 SE Warner Bros 15 Apr 2011
3 Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 SE Warner Bros 16 Nov 2011
4 Fast & Furious 5 Universal 24 Aug 2011
5 Tangled Walt Disney Studios 11 May 2011
6 Transformers Dark of the Moon Paramount 10 Nov 2011
7 Despicable Me Universal 6 Jan 2011
8 The King’s Speech Paramount 28 Apr 2011
9 The Hangover Part 2 Warner Bros 30 Nov 2011
10 Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides Walt Disney Studios 26 Oct 2011
11 Bridesmaids (Extended Edition) Universal 3 Nov 2011
12 Cars 2 Walt Disney Studios 9 Nov 2011
13 Rio 20th Century Fox 28 Sep 2011
14 The Lion King (Diamond Edition) Walt Disney Studios 12 Oct 2011
15 The Big Bang Theory season 3 Warner Bros 13 Oct 2010
16 Downton Abbey season 1 (Bonus Disc) Universal 4 Aug 2011
17 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader with Digital Copy (Explorers 2 Pack) 20th Century Fox 30 Mar 2011
18 Mr Popper’s Penguins 20th Century Fox 30 Nov 2011
19 Burlesque Sony Pictures 18 May 2011
20 Rise of the Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox 7 Dec 2011
21 Kung Fu Panda 2 Paramount 24 Nov 2011
22 Easy A Sony Pictures 26 Jan 2011
23 Rango Paramount 7 Jul 2011
24 Hop Universal 4 Aug 2011
25 Toy Story 3 Walt Disney Studios 17 Nov 2010

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2011, over 2,400 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 20.2 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value. The feature film, Red Dog, was the only Australian title in the top 25.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 1 with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 15 Apr 2011
2 Star Wars Saga Episodes I–VI 20th Century Fox 14 Sep 2011
3 Transformers Dark of the Moon Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 10 Nov 2011
4 Fast & Furious 5 Universal 24 Aug 2011
5 Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 16 Nov 2011
6 Inception Combo Pack Bonus DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 8 Dec 2010
7 The Hangover Part 2 Combo Pack with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 30 Nov 2011
8 Spiderman Trilogy Sony Pictures 19 Sep 2007
9 Thor Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 6 Oct 2011
10 Battle Los Angeles Sony Pictures 31 Aug 2011
11 Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides with DVD Walt Disney Studios 26 Oct 2011
12 Captain America: The First Avenger Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 1 Dec 2011
13 Bridesmaids with Digital Copy Universal 3 Nov 2011
14 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy 20th Century Fox 7 Dec 2011
15 Avatar (2009) Extended Collector’s Edition 20th Century Fox 24 Nov 2010
16 Paul Universal 17 Aug 2011
17 The King’s Speech Paramount 28 Apr 2011
18 Transformers (2007) Paramount 4 Oct 2008
19 The Book of Eli Sony Pictures 18 Aug 2010
20 Tron Legacy Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 20 Apr 2011
21 Red Dog Roadshow 1 Dec 2011
22 The Lion King (Diamond Edition) with DVD Walt Disney Studios 12 Oct 2011
23 Transformers Revenge of the Fallen SE Paramount 5 Nov 2009
24 Expendables SE Roadshow 16 Dec 2010
25 Cars 2 with DVD Walt Disney Studios 9 Nov 2011

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 86 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2010


DVD

In 2010, there were over 37,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 7.4 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The feature film, Mao's Last Dancer, was the only Australian title in the top 25.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
2 Toy Story 3 Walt Disney Studios 17 Nov 2010
3 Twilight Saga New Moon Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
4 Up (2009) Walt Disney Studios 13 Jan 2010
5 Twilight Saga New Moon SE Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
6 Inception Warner Bros 8 Dec 2010
7 Sex & the City 2 Special Edition Roadshow 4 Nov 2010
8 Twilight Saga Eclipse Sony Pictures 1 Dec 2010
9 The Big Bang Theory season 2 Warner Bros 3 Mar 2010
10 Iron Man 2 Special Edition Paramount 7 Oct 2010
11 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Walt Disney Studios 1 Jul 2010
12 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 20th Century Fox 2 Jun 2010
13 The Big Bang Theory season 1 Warner Bros 3 Jun 2009
14 Sherlock Holmes (2009) Roadshow 6 May 2010
15 Blind Side (2009) Warner Bros 18 Aug 2010
16 Beauty & the Beast (Diamond Edition) Walt Disney Studios 13 Oct 2010
17 Gossip Girl season 3 Warner Bros 1 Sep 2010
18 Robin Hood (2010) Universal 22 Sep 2010
19 It’s Complicated Universal 30 Apr 2010
20 My Sister’s Keeper Roadshow 3 Dec 2009
21 Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince SE Warner Bros 18 Nov 2009
22 Glee Vol 1 Road to Sectionals 20th Century Fox 31 Mar 2010
23 Toy Story Special Edition Walt Disney Studios 19 May 2010
24 Mao’s Last Dancer Roadshow 12 Mar 2010
25 True Blood season 2 Warner Bros 19 May 2010

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 71 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2010, over 1,600 Blu-ray titles were sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 26 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
2 Inception Combo Pack Bonus DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 8 Dec 2010
3 Iron Man 2 with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 7 Oct 2010
4 Toy Story 3 Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 17 Nov 2010
5 Avatar (2009) Extended Collector’s Edition 20th Century Fox 24 Nov 2010
6 Twilight Saga New Moon Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
7 Clash of the Titans (2010) with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 11 Aug 2010
8 2012 Steelbook Sony Pictures 17 Mar 2010
9 Twilight Saga Eclipse Sony Pictures 1 Dec 2010
10 Up (2009) Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 13 Jan 2010
11 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 1 Jul 2010
12 Expendables SE Roadshow 16 Dec 2010
13 District 9 Sony Pictures 30 Dec 2009
14 Salt (2010) Sony Pictures 26 Dec 2010
15 Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince with Digital Copy Warner Bros 18 Nov 2009
16 Inglourious Basterds Universal 17 Dec 2009
17 Heat Warner Bros 28 Oct 2009
18 Sherlock Holmes (2009) Roadshow 6 May 2010
19 Batman the Dark Knight Special Edition Warner Bros 10 Dec 2008
20 How to Train Your Dragon Bonus DVD Paramount 21 Oct 2010
21 2001 Space Odyssey Warner Bros 9 Apr 2008
22 Toy Story Special Edition Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 19 May 2010
23 The Book of Eli Sony Pictures 18 Aug 2010
24 Toy Story 2 Special Edition Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 19 May 2010
25 Beauty & the Beast (Diamond Edition) Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 13 Oct 2010

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of 86 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2009


DVD

In 2009, there were over 45,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 6.9 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The feature film Australia and the television series Underbelly: Series 2: A Tale of Two Cities were the only Australian titles in the top 25.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Australia Fox 1 Apr 2009
2 Twilight Hoyts 22 Apr 2009
3 Pink Funhouse Tour: Live In Australia SBME 13 Oct 2009
4 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Special Edition Paramount 5 Nov 2009
5 Twilight: Special Edition Hoyts 22 Apr 2009
6 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince: Special Edition Warner 18 Nov 2009
7 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner 10 Dec 2008
8 Mamma Mia Universal 6 Nov 2008
9 Quantum of Solace MGM 18 Mar 2009
10 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Dreamworks 16 Apr 2009
11 High School Musical 3: Extended Edition Senior Class Disney 8 Apr 2009
12 Underbelly: Series 2: A Tale of Two Cities Channel 9 27 May 2009
13 Gran Torino Roadshow 4 Jun 2009
14 Michael Jackson: Number Ones SBME 17 Nov 2003
15 Michael Jackson: Live In Bucharest Epic 5 Sep 2005
16 Marley and Me Fox 6 May 2009
17 True Blood: Season 1 Warner 1 Jul 2009
18 Sex and the City Movie: Special Edition Roadshow 16 Oct 2008
19 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal 8 Jan 2009
20 Kung Fu Panda Dreamworks 4 Dec 2008
21 Star Trek 11: Special Edition Paramount 29 Oct 2009
22 Tinker Bell and Lost Treasure Disney 11 Nov 2009
23 Dirty Dancing: 20th Anniversary Edition Lions Gate 2 Apr 2008
24 Step Brothers Sony 21 Jan 2009
25 Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox 2 Dec 2009

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

In 2009, there were around 1,200 Blu-ray titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 24.5 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor Release date
1 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (with digital copy) Paramount 5 Nov 2009
2 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner 10 Dec 2008
3 Quantum of Solace MGM 18 Mar 2009
4 Star Trek 11: Ultimate Digital Copy Edition (with digital copy) Paramount 29 Oct 2009
5 Twilight Hoyts 22 Apr 2009
6 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince (with digital copy) Warner 18 Nov 2009
7 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox 14 Oct 2009
8 Australia Fox 1 Apr 2009
9 Terminator Salvation (with digital copy) Sony 9 Dec 2009
10 Wall-E: Special Edition Disney 14 Jan 2009
11 Transformers Paramount 4 Oct 2008
12 Hangover: Extended Uncut Edition (with digital copy) Warner 25 Nov 2009
13 Fast & Furious (2009): Limited Edition Steel Packaging Universal 26 Aug 2009
14 Watchmen: Special Edition Paramount 30 Jul 2009
15 Batman Begins Warner 3 Dec 2008
16 Hellboy 2: Golden Army Universal 31 Dec 2008
17 G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra Paramount 3 Dec 2009
18 Angels and Demons Sony 7 Oct 2009
19 Gran Torino Roadshow 4 Jun 2009
20 Matrix Roadshow 15 Jan 2009
21 Iron Man Paramount 8 Oct 2008
22 Casino Royale (2007) Sony 4 Apr 2007
23 Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) Fox 29 Apr 2009
24 Underworld: Rise of Lycans Sony 10 Jun 2009
25 Planet Earth: The Complete Series Roadshow 5 Dec 2007

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2008


DVD

In 2008, there were over 41,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 7.5 per cent of the total DVD retail value. The television series Underbelly was the only Australian title in the top 25.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Mamma Mia! Universal
2 Underbelly: Series 1 Roadshow
3 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner Bros
4 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox
5 Sex and the City Movie: Special Edition Roadshow
6 Kung Fu Panda Dreamworks
7 Andre Rieu: Live In Australia Universal Music
8 27 Dresses Fox
9 Ratatouille Disney
10 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal
11 Bee Movie Dreamworks
12 The Notebook Roadshow
13 I Am Legend Roadshow
14 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros
15 Hairspray (2007) Roadshow
16 Tinker Bell Disney
17 Bucket List Warner Bros
18 Casino Royale (2006) Sony
19 Family Guy: Blue Harvest Standard Edition Fox
20 Iron Man Paramount
21 The Devil Wears Prada Fox
22 PS I Love You Hoyts
23 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount
24 Shrek the Third Dreamworks
25 Step Up 2 Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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Blu-ray

The emerging high-definition Blu-ray format has been included for the first time in 2008, contributing around 2 per cent of value and 1 per cent of units to the total sales of DVD and Blu-ray titles.

In 2008, there were around 500 Blu-ray titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling Blu-rays (ranked by units) accounted for 33.4 per cent of the total Blu-ray retail value.

Rank Title Distributor
1 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner Bros
2 Iron Man Paramount
3 Transformers (2007) Paramount
4 I Am Legend Roadshow
5 Casino Royale (2007) Sony
6 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Special Edition Paramount
7 Planet Earth: The Complete Series (2006) BBC
8 Hancock Sony
9 Spider-Man 3 Sony
10 Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World's End Disney
11 Die Hard 4.0 Fox
12 300 Warner Bros
13 Wanted Universal
14 Alien Vs Predator 2: Requiem Fox
15 Rambo (2008) Sony
16 Black Hawk Down Sony
17 Fifth Element Sony
18 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros
19 Jumper Fox
20 Sex and the City Movie Roadshow
21 The Golden Compass: Special Edition Roadshow
22 Kung Fu Panda Dreamworks
23 Beowulf: Director's Cut (2007) Warner Bros
24 Hitman (2007) Fox
25 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Sony

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2007

In 2007, there were 31,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 5.6 per cent of the total retail value, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia. The animated musical Happy Feet was the highest ranked Australian title, followed by the TV comedy series Summer Heights High.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros
2 The Simpsons Movie Fox
3 Happy Feet Roadshow
4 Casino Royale (2006) Sony
5 Transformers Paramount
6 Summer Heights High Roadshow
7 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Walt Disney Studios
8 The Devil Wears Prada Fox
9 Night At The Museum Fox
10 Shrek the Third Paramount
11 Blood Diamond Warner Bros
12 Spider-Man 3 Sony
13 The Departed Warner Bros
14 Borat Fox
15 High School Musical 2 Walt Disney Studios
16 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Walt Disney Studios
17 Step Up Universal
18 The Notebook Roadshow
19 Wild Hogs Walt Disney Studios
20 The Holiday Universal
21 300 Warner Bros
22 Dirty Dancing: 15th Anniversary Edition Magna Entertainment
23 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Sony
24 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros
25 Open Season Sony

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2006


DVD

In 2006, there were over 35,000 DVD titles sold in Australia. The 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 7.7 per cent of the total retail value, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia. The Australian comedy Kenny reached number 7, the first Australian title in the top 25 since the re-release of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in 2004.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Buena Vista
3 Cars Buena Vista
4 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista
5 Dirty Dancing: 15th Anniversary Edition Magna
6 Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Fox
7 Kenny Madman
8 Over the Hedge Paramount
9 High School Musical Buena Vista
10 Batman Begins Warner Bros
11 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roadshow
12 The Polar Express Warner Pros
13 Madagascar Paramount
14 King Kong: Single Disc Limited Edition Universal
15 Mr & Mrs Smith Fox
16 Napoleon Dynamite Paramount
17 Pride & Prejudice (2005) Universal
18 Underworld: Evolution Sony
19 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista
20 War of the Worlds Paramount
21 Walk the Line Fox
22 Notebook Roadshow
23 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox
24 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Paramount
25 The Wizard of Oz Warner

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

VHS sales have fallen dramatically over the last few years following the introduction of DVDs. Due to very low demand for VHS titles (less than 1 per cent of total units sold in 2007), this table will no longer be updated.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Peter Pan (2003) Universal
2 Starsky & Hutch (2004) Buena Vista
3 Dimples Fox
4 Predator: Special Edition Fox
5 The English Patient Roadshow
6 The Wiggles: Sailing Around the World Roadshow
7 The Wiggles: Cold Spaghetti Western Roadshow
8 The Wiggles: Live Hot Potatoes! Roadshow
9 The Wiggles: Top of the Tots Roadshow
10 The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari Roadshow
11 The Wiggles: Wiggle Bay Roadshow
12 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Paramount
13 Babe Universal
14 Dodgeball: Uncut Version Fox
15 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Paramount
16 The Wiggles: Toot Toot! Roadshow
17 The Wiggles: Wiggly Show Roadshow
18 The Wiggles: Wake Up Jeff Roadshow
19 The Haunted Mansion Buena Vista
20 I, Robot Fox
21 The Wiggles: Wiggly World Roadshow
22 Van Helsing Universal
23 Madagascar Paramount
24 Peter Pan Fox
25 Dorothy the Dinosaur & Friends Roadshow

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2005


DVD

In 2005, the 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 7.2 per cent of total value of retail sales in Australia, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia.

Rank Title Distributor
1 The Incredibles Buena Vista
2 Madagascar Universal
3 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Fox
4 Shark Tale Universal
5 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros
6 The Notebook Roadshow
7 Troy Warner Bros
8 War of the Worlds Paramount
9 Batman Begins Warner Bros
10 Finding Nemo Buena Vista
11 Team America World Police Paramount
12 Robots Fox
13 Meet the Fockers Universal
14 Garfield Fox
15 The Last Samurai Warner Bros
16 Racing Stripes Roadshow
17 Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Buena Vista
18 The Phantom of the Opera Universal
19 Dodgeball: Uncut Version Fox
20 National Treasure Buena Vista
21 Shrek 2 Universal
22 The Pacifier Buena Vista
23 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros
24 Oceans Twelve Roadshow
25 Mean Girls Paramount

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Shark Tale Universal
2 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Paramount
3 Shrek 2 Universal
4 Garfield Fox
5 The Wiggles: Live Hot Potatoes! Roadshow
6 Spider-Man Sony Pictures
7 Barbie: Fairytopia Universal
8 Spider-Man 2 Sony Pictures
9 The Incredibles Buena Vista
10 Private Label 9 Paramount
11 I, Robot Fox
12 Dodgeball (Uncut Version) Fox
13 The Lion King (Collectors Edition) Buena Vista
14 Men In Black II Sony Pictures
15 Finding Nemo Buena Vista
16 Rugrats In Paris Paramount
17 Ice Age Fox
18 The Wiggles Movie Fox
19 Thomas & Friends: All Aboard with the Steam Team Roadshow
20 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros
21 The Bourne Supremacy Universal
22 The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride Buena Vista
23 The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari Roadshow
24 Thomas & Friends: Engines to the Rescue Roadshow
25 The Wiggles: Big Red Car Roadshow

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2004


DVD

In 2004, the 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 12.9 per cent of total value of retail sales in Australia, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Finding Nemo Disney
2 Shrek 2 Universal
3 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Disney
4 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Roadshow
5 The Lion King: Special Edition Disney
6 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner
7 Star Wars Trilogy Fox
8 Four Weddings and a Funeral Magna
9 The Matrix Revolutions Roadshow
10 Troy (2004) Warner
11 Love Actually Universal
12 The Day After Tomorrow Fox
13 Bad Boys 2 Columbia
14 Monsters, Inc. Disney
15 The Last Samurai Warner
16 Brother Bear Disney
17 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, 10th Anniversary Edition Roadshow
18 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (4 DVDs) Roadshow
19 Spider-Man 2: Collector’s Edition (2004) Columbia
20 50 First Dates: Collector’s Edition Columbia
21 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Fox
22 The Eagles: Hell Freezes Over Warner Vision
23 The Passion of the Christ Warner
24 Platoon MGM
25 Van Helsing Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Finding Nemo Disney
2 Spider-Man Columbia
3 Shrek 2 Universal
4 The Lion King Collectors’ Edition Disney
5 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Roadshow
6 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner
7 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista
8 The Wiggles: Top of the Tots ABC for Kids
9 Hi-5: Holiday Roadshow
10 Men in Black II Columbia
11 Barbie as The Princess and the Pauper Universal
12 Piglet’s Big Movie Disney
13 Brother Bear Disney
14 The Lion King 1 1/2: Hakuna Matata Disney
15 Lilo & Stitch Disney
16 Peter Pan (2003) Universal
17 Monsters, Inc. Disney
18 Bionicle: Mask of Light Buena Vista
19 The Jungle Book 2 Disney
20 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Dreamworks
21 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Universal
22 The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire Universal
23 Scooby-Doo II: Monsters Unleashed Warner
24 Hi-5: Come on and Party Roadshow
25 The Land Before Time Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2003


DVD

In 2003, the 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 13.5 per cent of total value of retail sales in Australia, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia.

Rank  Title Distributor
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Roadshow
2 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner
3 The Matrix Reloaded Roadshow
4 Lilo & Stitch Buena Vista
5 XXX Columbia
6 The Fast and the Furious Universal
7 8 Mile Universal
8 2 Fast 2 Furious Universal
9 Monsters, Inc. Buena Vista
10 Indiana Jones: 4 DVD Box Set Paramount
11 Chicago Buena Vista
12 Gladiator Universal
13 Die Another Day: Special Edition MGM
14 Minority Report Fox
15 Spider-Man Columbia
16 Delta Goodrem: Delta Sony
17 Ice Age Fox
18 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Roadshow
19 The Matrix Roadshow
20 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Extended Edition 4 DVD Roadshow
21 Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines, 2 DVD Collection Edition Columbia
22 X-Men 2: Special Edition Fox
23 Footy Show Greatest Hits 1994–2002 Sony
24 Black Hawk Down Columbia
25 Austin Powers in Goldmember Roadshow

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner
2 Lilo & Stitch Buena Vista
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Roadshow
4 Ice Age Fox
5 Stuart Little 2 Columbia
6 Monsters, Inc. Buena Vista
7 Barbie of Swan Lake Universal
8 Hi-5 Surfing Safari Roadshow
9 The Wiggles: Space Dancing ABC for Kids
10 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Roadshow
11 Scooby-Doo Warner
12 Hi-5: Hi Energy Roadshow
13 Chicago Buena Vista
14 It’s a Hi-5 Christmas Roadshow
15 Spirit Stallion of the Cimarron Universal
16 8 Mile Universal
17 Dirty Dancing Magna Pacific
18 The Wiggles: Whoo Hoo! Wiggly Gremlins! ABC for Kids
19 Treasure Planet Buena Vista
20 Beauty and the Beast: Special Limited Edition Buena Vista
21 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
22 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow
23 Hi-5: Let’s Celebrate Roadshow
24 The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire Universal
25 The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari ABC for Kids

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 85 per cent of Australian retailers.
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2002


DVD

In 2002, the 25 top-selling DVDs (ranked by units) accounted for 17.5 per cent of total value of retail sales in Australia, according to GfK Retail and Technology Australia.

Rank  Title Distributor
1 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow
2 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
3 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Fox
4 The Fast and the Furious Universal
5 Monsters, Inc. Disney
6 Spider-Man Columbia
7 Ice Age Fox
8 Gone in 60 Seconds Touchstone
9 Black Hawk Down Columbia
10 Gladiator Universal
11 A Knight’s Tale Columbia
12 Grease Paramount
13 Back to the Future Trilogy Universal
14 Legally Blonde MGM
15 Scooby-Doo Warner
16 The Matrix Roadshow
17 American Pie 2 Universal
18 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Digi Pack Roadshow
19 The Mummy Returns Universal
20 Shrek Dreamworks
21 Pearl Harbor Touchstone
22 Coyote Ugly Touchstone
23 Con Air: Special Edition Touchstone
24 Men in Black II Columbia
25 The Mummy Ultimate Edition Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
2 Monsters, Inc. Disney
3 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow
4 Ice Age Fox
5 Spider-Man Columbia
6 Shrek Dreamworks
7 Cats and Dogs Roadshow
8 Barbie as Rapunzel Universal
9 Scooby-Doo Warner
10 The Wiggles: Wiggly Safari ABC for Kids
11 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Fox
12 Hi-5: Magical Treasures Roadshow
13 Spirit Stallion of the Cimarron Dreamworks
14 Home and Away: Secrets and the City Universal
15 Hi-5: Let’s Celebrate Roadshow
16 Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Disney
17 Beauty and the Beast: Special Limited Edition Disney
18 Dirty Dancing CEL
19 Pearl Harbour Touchstone
20 Atlantis: The Lost Empire Disney
21 Peter Pan II: Return to Neverland Disney
22 The Wiggles: Wiggle Bay ABC for Kids
23 Chicken Run Dreamworks
24 Moulin Rouge Fox
25 Bridget Jones’s Diary Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2001


DVD

Rank Title Distributor
1 Shrek Universal
2 Gladiator Universal
3 Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace Fox
4 Moulin Rouge Fox
5 Charlie's Angels Columbia
6 The Mummy Returns Universal
7 The Patriot Columbia
8 The Matrix Roadshow
9 Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Columbia
10 Bridget Jones's Diary Universal
11 X-Men Fox
12 Swordfish Roadshow
13 Gone in 60 Seconds Touchstone
14 American Pie Universal
15 Final Fantasy Columbia
16 Vertical Limits Columbia
17 Coyote Ugly Touchstone
18 The Fifth Element Columbia
19 Chicken Run Dreamworks
20 Dinosaur Disney
21 Antz Dreamworks
22 Saving Private Ryan Paramount
23 Erin Brockovich Columbia
24 Snow White: Deluxe Edition Disney
25 Terminator MGM

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Shrek Universal
2 Chicken Run Dreamworks
3 Moulin Rouge Fox
4 The Grinch Universal
5 Dinosaur Disney
6 Snow White: Deluxe Collector’s Edition Disney
7 Gladiator Universal
8 Barbie in the Nutcracker Universal
9 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Disney
10 The Emperor’s New Groove Disney
11 The Wiggles: Hoop-Dee-Doo ABC
12 Hi-5: Snow Party Roadshow
13 Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventures Disney
14 Hi-5: Alive Roadshow
15 Hi-5: Playing Cool Roadshow
16 Pokémon 2000 Warner
17 Pinocchio Disney
18 Toy Story 2 Disney
19 The Wiggles: Wiggly TV ABC
20 Bob the Builder: Mucky Muck ABC for Kids
21 102 Dalmations Disney
22 The Road to Eldorado Dreamworks
23 Stuart Little Columbia
24 Thomas and the Magic Railroad ABC
25 The Mummy Returns Universal

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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2000


DVD

In 2000, DVD sales were tracked separately to VHS sales for the first time.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Gladiator Universal
2 The Matrix Roadshow
3 The Mummy Universal
4 Toy Story 2 Disney
5 The Sixth Sense Hollywood Pictures
6 The World Is Not Enough MGM
7 American Pie Universal
8 Austin Power: The Spy Who Shagged Me Roadshow
9 Braveheart Fox
10 The Green Mile Universal
11 Three Kings Roadshow
12 End of Days Roadshow
13 Stuart Little Columbia
14 The Fifth Element Columbia
15 A Bug’s Life Disney
16 Deep Blue Sea Roadshow
17 Independence Day Fox
18 Jurassic Park Collection Universal
19 Jaws Universal
20 The Planets BBC
21 U-571 Roadshow
22 Alien Legacy Box Set Fox
23 Terminator 2: Judgement Day Columbia
24 Armageddon Touchstone
25 The Bone Collector Columbia

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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VHS

Rank Title Distributor
1 Toy Story 2 Disney
2 Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace Fox
3 Tarzan Disney
4 Stuart Little Columbia
5 Pokémon: The First Movie Warner
6 The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea Disney
7 Hi-5: Star Dreaming Roadshow
8 The Tigger Movie Disney
9 Hi-5: Animal Adventures Roadshow
10 The Wiggles: Wiggly World ABC
11 Hi-5: Music Machine Roadshow
12 The Jungle Book Disney
13 Toy Story Disney
14 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Columbia
15 The Matrix Roadshow
16 Dirty Dancing Magna
17 Dream Week 1 Warner Vision
18 Hi-5: Move Your Body Roadshow
19 Hi-5: Summer Rainbows Roadshow
20 Dream Week 2 Warner Vision
21 A Bug's Life Disney
22 Bear in the Big Blue House: Home is Where the Bear is ABC
23 The Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games Warner Vision
24 Ever After Fox
25 Star Wars Trilogy Box 2000 Fox

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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1999

In 1999, retail sales were primarily of the VHS format; however, this list of 25 top-selling titles includes a small number of sales of the recently introduced DVD format.

Rank Title Distributor
1 A Bug’s Life Disney
2 The Little Mermaid: Collection Edition Disney
3 Mulan Disney
4 Cinderella Disney
5 Hi-5: Summer Rainbows Roadshow
6 Hi-5: Move your Body Roadshow
7 The Wiggles: The Wiggly Big Show ABC
8 The Rugrats Movie Nickelodeon
9 Antz Dreamworks
10 Titanic Fox
11 Walking with Dinosaurs BBC
12 Saving Private Ryan Paramount
13 The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride Disney
14 The Prince of Egypt Dreamworks
15 The Wiggles: Toot Toot! ABC
16 Madeline Columbia
17 The Wiggles Movie Fox
18 Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World Disney
19 Ever After Fox
20 ABC for Kids: Bumper collection ABC
21 Dorothy the Dinosaur and Friends ABC
22 Armageddon Touchstone
23 The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock Universal
24 The Full Monty Fox
25 Flubber Disney

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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1998

In 1998, retail sales were primarily of the VHS format; however, this list of 25 top-selling titles includes a small number of sales of the recently introduced DVD format.

Rank Title Distributor
1 Titanic Fox
2 The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride Disney
3 The Wiggles Movie Fox
4 Lady and the Tramp Disney
5 Men in Black Columbia
6 The Wiggles: Toot Toot! ABC
7 Peter Pan Disney
8 Spice World: The Movie Polygram
9 Hercules Disney
10 Anastasia Fox
11 Teletubbies: Dance with the Teletubbies BBC
12 Grease: 20th Anniversary Paramount
13 Teletubbies: Here Come the Teletubbies BBC
14 Winnie the Pooh's Grand Adventure Disney
15 The Sound of Music Fox
16 The Wiggles: Wiggle Dance! ABC
17 The Full Monty Fox
18 Mary Poppins Disney
19 Teletubbies: Nursery Rhymes BBC
20 The Wiggles: Big Red Car ABC
21 Teletubbies: Happy Christmas BBC
22 Titanic: Widescreen Edition Fox
23 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Disney
24 Titanic: Limited Edition Box Fox
25 The Wiggles: Wiggle Time! ABC

Source: GfK Retail and Technology Australia. Data may only be reproduced with permission.

Notes:
Excludes collections of multiple titles.
Australian titles are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.

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