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Top-selling movies on video

Top 10 retail video non-animated movie titles, ranked by units sold, 1998–2015

Australian titles highlighted and in bold.


Next update April 2017

2015

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
1 Fast & Furious 7 Universal 27 Aug 2015
2 Jurassic World Universal 15 Oct 2015
3 Fifty Shades of Grey Universal 21 May 2015
4 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 Roadshow 5 Mar 2015
5 Pitch Perfect 2 Universal 6 Aug 2015
6 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Walt Disney Studios 16 Sep 2015
7 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Roadshow 26 Mar 2015
8 American Sniper Roadshow 27 May 2015
9 Mad Max: Fury Road Roadshow 2 Sep 2015
10 Cinderella (2015) Walt Disney Studios 24 Jun 2015
Blu-ray
1 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Roadshow 26 Mar 2015
2 Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Walt Disney Studios 16 Sep 2015
3 Jurassic World Universal 15 Oct 2015
4 Mad Max: Fury Road Roadshow 2 Sep 2015
5 Fast & Furious 7 Universal 27 Aug 2015
6 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 Roadshow 5 Mar 2015
7 Ant-Man Walt Disney Studios 2 Dec 2015
8 Interstellar Roadshow 8 Apr 2015
9 Terminator Genisys Paramount 28 Oct 2015
10 American Sniper Roadshow 27 May 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 (DVD) and 87 per cent (Blu-ray).
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

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
1 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
2 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 16 Apr 2014
3 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney Studios 3 Dec 2014
4 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 26 Nov 2014
5 Thor: The Dark World Walt Disney Studios 5 Mar 2014
6 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) Paramount 10 Dec 2014
7 Bad Neighbours Universal 28 Aug 2014
8 Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie Universal 20 Nov 2014
9 Maleficent Walt Disney Studios 8 Oct 2014
10 The Wolf of Wall Street Roadshow 28 May 2014
Blu-ray
1 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 16 Apr 2014
2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Roadshow 19 Mar 2014
3 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney Studios 3 Dec 2014
4 Gravity (2013) Warner Bros 26 Feb 2014
5 Thor: The Dark World Walt Disney Studios 5 Mar 2014
6 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Walt Disney Studios 20 Aug 2014
7 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros 1 May 2013
8 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 26 Nov 2014
9 X-Men: Days of Future Past 20th Century Fox 15 Oct 2014
10 Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro Sony Pictures 14 Aug 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 (DVD) and 87 per cent (Blu-ray).
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

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner 1 May 2013
2 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Hoyts 20 Mar 2013
3 Skyfall MGM 27 Mar 2013
4 Pitch Perfect Universal 4 Apr 2013
5 Les Miserables (2012) Universal 24 Apr 2013
6 Fast & Furious 6 Universal 3 Oct 2013
7 Iron Man 3 Marvel 28 Aug 2013
8 Life of Pi 20th Century Fox 8 May 2013
9 Django Unchained Sony Pictures 6 Jun 2013
10 The Hunger Games Roadshow 17 Aug 2012
Blu-ray
1 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros 1 May 2013
2 Skyfall 20th Century Fox 27 Mar 2013
3 Iron Man 3 Walt Disney Studios 28 Aug 2013
4 Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount 18 Sep 2013
5 Man of Steel Warner Bros 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 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
10 Oblivion Universal 8 Aug 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 (DVD and Blu-ray).
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

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
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 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros 28 Nov 2012
6 Ted Universal 21 Nov 2012
7 Red Dog Roadshow 1 Dec 2011
8 The Smurfs Sony Pictures 5 Jan 2012
9 21 Jump Street Sony Pictures 18 Jul 2012
10 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Roadshow 10 May 2012
Blu-ray
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 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Sony Pictures 15 Mar 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 (DVD) and 87 per cent (Blu-ray).
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

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
1 Red Dog Roadshow 1 Dec 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 Transformers Dark of the Moon Paramount 10 Nov 2011
6 Harry Potter Complete Collection Box Set 1–8 (10 Disc) Warner Bros 16 Nov 2011
7 The King’s Speech Paramount 28 Apr 2011
8 The Hangover Part 2 Warner Bros 30 Nov 2011
9 Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides Walt Disney Studios 26 Oct 2011
10 Bridesmaids (Extended Edition) Universal 3 Nov 2011
Blu-ray
1 Star Wars Saga Episodes I–VI 20th Century Fox 14 Sep 2011
2 Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 1 with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 15 Apr 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 Thor Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 6 Oct 2011
7 The Hangover Part 2 Combo Pack with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 30 Nov 2011
8 Captain America: The First Avenger Triple Play with DVD & Digital Copy Paramount 1 Dec 2011
9 Pirates of the Caribbean 4 On Stranger Tides with DVD Walt Disney Studios 26 Oct 2011
10 Inception Combo Pack Bonus DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 8 Dec 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 (DVD) and 86 per cent (Blu-ray).
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

Rank Title Distributor  
DVD  
1 Avatar (2009) 20th Century Fox 29 Apr 2010
2 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
3 The Twilight Saga: New Moon SE Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
4 Inception Warner Bros 8 Dec 2010
5 Sex & the City 2 Special Edition Roadshow 4 Nov 2010
6 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sony Pictures 1 Dec 2010
7 Iron Man 2 Special Edition Paramount 7 Oct 2010
8 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Walt Disney Studios 1 Jul 2010
9 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel 20th Century Fox 2 Jun 2010
10 Sherlock Holmes (2009) Roadshow 6 May 2010
Blu-ray  
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 Avatar (2009) Extended Collector’s Edition 20th Century Fox 24 Nov 2010
5 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Sony Pictures 14 Apr 2010
6 Clash of the Titans (2010) with DVD & Digital Copy Warner Bros 11 Aug 2010
7 2012 Steelbook Sony Pictures 17 Mar 2010
8 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Sony Pictures 1 Dec 2010
9 Alice in Wonderland (2010) Bonus DVD Walt Disney Studios 1 Jul 2010
10 Expendables SE Roadshow 16 Dec 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 (DVD) and 86 per cent (Blu-ray) 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

Rank Title Distributor Release date
DVD
1 Australia Fox 1 Apr 2009
2 Twilight Hoyts 22 Apr 2009
3 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Special Edition Paramount 5 Nov 2009
2 Twilight: Special Edition Hoyts 22 Apr 2009
5 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince: Special Edition Warner 18 Nov 2009
6 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner 10 Dec 2008
7 Mamma Mia Universal 6 Nov 2008
8 Quantum of Solace MGM 18 Mar 2009
9 Gran Torino Roadshow 4 Jun 2009
10 Marley and Me Fox 6 May 2009
Blu-ray
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
2 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 Transformers Paramount 4 Oct 2008

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

Notes:
Based on a non-extrapolated sample of around 71 per cent (DVD) and 86 per cent (Blu-ray)
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

The emerging high-definition Blu-ray format has been included for the first time in 2008.

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
1 Mamma Mia! Universal
2 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner Bros
3 Sex and the City Movie: Special Edition Roadshow
2 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox
5 27 Dresses Fox
6 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal
7 Hairspray (2007) Roadsow
8 I Am Legend Roadshow
9 Iron Man Paramount
10 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount
Blu-ray
1 The Dark Knight: Special Edition Warner Bros
2 Iron Man Paramount
3 Transformers (2007) Paramount
2 I Am Legend Roadshow
5 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: Special Edition Paramount
6 Casino Royale (2007) Sonyl
7 Hancock Sony
8 Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End Disney
9 Die Hard 4.0 Fox
10 Wanted 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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2007

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), these titles are no longer included.

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix Warner Bros
2 Casino Royale (2006) Sony
3 Transformers (2007) Paramount
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End Walt Disney
5 The Devil Wears Prada Fox
6 Night at the Museum Fox
7 Blood Diamond Warner Bros
8 Spider-Man 3 Sony
9 The Departed Warner Bros
10 Borat Fox

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

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Buena Vista
3 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Buena Vista
4 Dirty Dancing: 15th Anniversary Edition Magna
5 Kenny Madman
6 High School Musical Buena Vista
7 Batman Begins Warner Bros
8 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roadshow
9 King Kong: Single Disc Limited Edition Universal
10 Mr & Mrs Smith Fox
VHS
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 Babe Universal
7 Dodgebal: Uncut Version Fox
8 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Paramount
9 The Haunted Mansion Buena Vista
10 I, Robot Fox

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

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
1 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Fox
2 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros
3 The Notebook Roadshow
4 Troy Warner Bros
5 War of the Worlds Paramount
6 Batman Begins Warner Bros
7 Team America World Police Paramount
8 Meet the Fockers Universal
9 Garfield Fox
10 The Last Samurai Warner Bros
VHS
1 Garfield Fox
2 Spider-Man Sony Pictures
3 Spider-Man 2 Sony Pictures
4 Private Label 9 Paramount
5 I, Robot Fox
6 Dodgeball: Uncut Version Fox
7 Men In Black II Sony Pictures
8 The Wiggles Movie Fox
9 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros
10 The Bourne Supremacy 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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2004

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
1 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Roadshow
3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner
4 Star Wars Trilogy Fox
5 Four Weddings and a Funeral Magna
6 The Matrix Revolutions Roadshow
7 Troy (2004) Warner
8 Love Actually Universal
9 The Day After Tomorrow Fox
10 Bad Boys 2 Columbia
VHS
1 Spider-Man Columbia
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Roadshow
3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner
4 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Buena Vista
5 Men in Black II Columbia
6 Peter Pan (2003) Universal
7 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Warner
8 Daddy Day Care Columbia
9 The Cat in the Hat Universal
10 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Fox

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

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
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 XXX Columbia
5 The Fast and the Furious Universal
6 8 Mile Universal
7 2 Fast 2 Furious Universal
8 Indiana Jones: 4 DVD Box Set Paramount
9 Chicago Buena Vista
10 Gladiator Universal
VHS
1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Roadshow
3 Stuart Little 2 Columbia
4 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Roadshow
5 Scooby-Doo Warner
6 Chicago Buena Vista
7 8 Mile Universal
8 Dirty Dancing Magna Pacific
9 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
10 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 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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2002

Rank Title Distributor
DVD
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 Spider-Man Columbia
6 Gone in 60 Seconds Warner
7 Black Hawk Down Columbia
8 Gladiator Universal
9 A Knight’s Tale Columbia
10 Grease Paramount
VHS
1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Warner
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow
3 Spider-Man Columbia
4 Cats and Dogs Roadshow
5 Scooby-Doo Warner
6 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Fox
7 Dirty Dancing Magna Pacific
8 Pearl Harbour Buena Vista
9 Moulin Rouge Fox
10 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

Rank Title Distributor
VHS
1 Moulin Rouge Fox
2 The Grinch Universal
3 Gladiator Universal
4 102 Dalmations Buena Vista
5 Stuart Little Columbia
6 Thomas and the Magic Railroad ABC
7 The Mummy Returns Universal
8 Coyote Ugly Buena Vista
9 Dirty Dancing Magna Pacific
10 Erin Brockovich 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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2000

Rank Title Distributor
VHS
1 Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace Fox
2 Stuart Little Columbia
3 The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Columbia
4 The Matrix Roadshow
5 Dirty Dancing Magna Pacific
6 Ever After Fox
7 Star Wars Trilogy Box Set Fox
8 The Sound of Music Fox
9 Notting Hill Universal
10 Madeline 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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1999

Rank Title Distributor
VHS
1 Titanic Fox
2 Saving Private Ryan Paramount
3 Madeline Columbia
4 The Wiggles Movie Fox
5 Ever After Fox
6 Armageddon Buena Vista
7 The Full Monty Fox
8 Flubber Disney
9 Dirty Dancing CEL
10 There’s Something About Mary 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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1998

Rank Title Distributor
VHS
1 Titanic Fox
2 The Wiggles Movie Fox
3 Men in Black Columbia
4 Spice World: The Movie Polygram
5 Grease: 20th Anniversary Paramount
6 The Sound of Music Fox
7 The Full Monty Fox
8 Mary Poppins Disney
9 Titanic: Widescreen Edition Fox
10 Titanic: Limited Edition Box 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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