According to various home media retailing outlets and independent research, the recent Batman: Under The Red Hood
direct-to-video animated feature has garnered impressive sales. The latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie title moved an estimated 140,000 DVD copies in its first week, and moved an impressive 115,000 in Blu-ray editions in the same timeframe, resulting in an estimated 255,000 home video units sold in its first sales week of August 1st, 2010. The animated feature hit the DVD sales chart at #3 in its first week, and dropped to a respectable #9 in its second week, showing the title should remain a steady performer for the home video market. In its second week, the week of August 8th, 2010, Batman: Under The Red Hood
moved nearly 66,000 DVD copies and 45,000 Blu-ray editions. Keep in mind the sales numbers above do not take into account rental numbers, OnDemand numbers, or legal download numbers.
To compare, the previous “DC Universe Animated Original Movie” title Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths debuted with an estimated 205,500 DVDs and over 60,000 Blu-ray editions sold during its debut week in February 2010.
Above is the cover art for all three separate home video releases for the direct-to-video Batman: Under The Red Hood animated feature. Click on the links below to discuss both the new Batman: Under The Red Hood animated feature, the respective DVD and Blu-ray home video releases and the DC Showcase: Jonah Hex animated short.
–Batman: Under the Red Hood Feature Talkback (Spoilers)
–Batman: Under the Red Hood Blu-ray/DVD Talkback (Spoilers)
–DC Showcase: Jonah Hex Animated Short Talkback (Spoilers)
Please continue to the The World’s Finest Batman: Under the Red Hood subsite for further details on the direct-to-video animated feature release. Click here to view the trailer for the Batman: Under the Red Hood direct-to-video animated feature. A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video Batman: Under the Red Hood animated feature is available to own from Warner Home Video.
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