The week ending on 1 May, 2011 was a great week for all types of preternatural films. According to Rentrak’s OnDemand Essentials Service five of the week’s ten most-viewed titles dealt with other races, wizards, fairy tales or realities beyond the every day one “normals” share.
The top five preternatural videos-on-demand (VOD) were:
- Gulliver’s Travels – Released to VOD on 19 April, this updated tale from Twentieth Century Fox snuck past wizards, warriors, princesses and technology to become the third most-viewed title of the previous week.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 – The first half of the much-anticipated conclusion to Warner Bros. Harry Potter franchise hung in to claim the Number 4 spot on the list.
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Trader – The newest preternatural film which Twentieth Century Fox only released to VOD on 22 April manged to climb into the Number 5 spot.
- Tangled – This animated retelling of the Rapunzel fairy tale from Buena Vista was the eighth most-viewed film despite having been released to VOD audiences back on 29 March.
- Tron: Legacy – Technology held on to the Number 9 spot for the week. Buena Vista released this film to VOD audiences on 5 April.
Have you seen any or all of these films? Which is your favorite and why?