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Table 11.7 Top 10 over-the-counter film on video rentals, 2013   Title i • For more on the top films at the UK box office see Chapter 2 (page 21) • For more on the video on demand (VoD) market see Chapter 12 (page 131) • For more on the UK film market as a whole see Chapter 14 (page 151) 130 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 Country of origin Distributor 1 Skyfall UK/USA 20th Century Fox 2 Looper USA/China eOne Films 3 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey USA/NZ Warner Bros 4 Taken 2 Fra 20th Century Fox 5 Jack Reacher USA Paramount 6 Oblivion USA Universal 7 Silver Linings Playbook USA Entertainment in Video 8 Total Recall UK/USA/Can Sony Pictures/Elevation Sales 9 Argo USA Warner Bros 10 Olympus Has Fallen USA Lionsgate/Elevation Sales Source: BVA, Kantar Worldpanel 11.3 Hardware According to the BVA, in 2013 some 3.3 million DVD players were sold in the UK. Sales of DVD players have been decreasing each year since 2008 but over 60 million units have been sold in the UK in the last 10 years and, according to the BVA, over 90% of the population has access to a device that can play DVDs within the household. Also, 1.2 million Blu-ray players were sold in 2013, one third of which were 3D players. Sales of Blu-ray players in 2013 were slightly lower than in 2012 (1.3 million units in 2012) but more than 5.5 million Blu-ray players have now been sold in the UK, and 21.2% of households own at least one player (compared with 17.6% in 2012). Image: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire courtesy of Lionsgate Films


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