According to the latest Official Charts Company sales data released by The British Video Association, The Dark Knight Rises was the biggest selling video title of 2012.
The third instalment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, beat off tough competition from The Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn Part 1 (Number 2) and Marvel Avengers Assemble (Number 3) to top the Official Video Chart’s annual best sellers list.
Released on December 3, The Dark Knight Rises overtook Breaking Dawn Part 1 to become the fastest selling video title of 2012. And, after managing to stay at Number 1 on the Official Video Chart for three out of four weeks over the festive period, it has become the biggest selling DVD and Blu-ray title of the year, too.
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s Ted finishes the year at Number 4, while Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's novel, War Horse, was the fifth biggest selling video title of 2012.
The full Official Video Chart Top 10 of 2012 is as follows:
|1||The Dark Knight Rises||Warner Home Video|
|2||The Twilight Saga - Breaking Dawn - Part 1||Entertainment One|
|3||Avengers Assemble||Walt Disney Studios|
|4||Ted||Universal Pictures (UK)|
|5||War Horse||Walt Disney Studios|
|6||Sherlock Holmes - A Game Of Shadows||Warner Home Video|
|7||The Hunger Games||Lionsgate|
|8||Mrs Brown's Boys - Series One||Universal Pictures (UK)|
|9||The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel||20th Century Fox Home Ent|
|10||Ice Age 4 - Continental Drift||20th Century Fox Home Ent|
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