The Hunger Games Becomes Top Selling DVD Of 2012

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We're surprised no one from Lionsgate has put out a press release on this yet, but The Hunger Games is now officially the top selling DVD of 2012. According to, The Hunger Games has now sold 5,377,765 DVD units, which makes for $93,211,176 in sales revenue. At 5,377,765 DVD unit sold, The Hunger Games passed by The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1, which sits in the #2 spot with 5,223,078 DVD units sold. The Hunger Games DVD was released on August 18, 2012, while The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 DVD was released on February 11, 2012. In it's first weekend of release, The Hunger Games sold out in many stores and reached 3.8 million in DVD and Blu-ray units sold. With The Hunger Games still ranking at or near the top of the DVD sales chart in recent weeks, it's lead over The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 will likely grow even larger. The Hunger Games and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 are the only two DVDs released in 2012, which have crossed over 5 million units sold so far. The Lorax is the third highest selling DVD of 2012, but it has only reached 2,980,599 units sold.