By Dan Lane
The DVD and Blu-ray release of Dredd, Pete Travis and Alex Garland’s big screen adaptation of 2000 AD’s cult comic book hero Judge Dredd, has gone straight in at Number 1 on the Official Video Chart.
Starring Karl Urban (Star Trek, The Two Towers, The Return Of The King) in the title role, Dredd, assisted by rookie judge Judge Anderson (played by Olivia Thirlby), has to battle through a 200-storey tower block to take down the forces of evil drug lord Ma-Ma (Lena Headey) and face corrupt judges Judge Lex (Langley Kirkwood), Judge Kaplan (Michele Levin), Judge Chan (Karl Thaning) and Judge Alvarez (Edwin Perry) in a fight to the death.
Meanwhile, Lawless, which stars Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman, and is based on a screenplay by Nick Cave, is new in at Number 2. This week's Official Video Chart Top 5 is completed by The Hunger Games (Number 3), Snow White And The Huntsman (4) and Total Recall (5).
Over on the Official Music Video Chart, the Les Miserables 25th anniversary concert takes the top spot from The Rolling Stones’ Crossfire Hurricane, while Series 2 of Mrs Brown’s Boys holds onto Number 1 on the Official TV On Video Chart.Back