Report: 'Pirates' Blu-ray Sales Top 160k Units

Posted Thu Dec 13, 2007 at 06:00 AM PST

First week sales for the Blu-ray edition of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End' are shaping up to be a record-breaker for the Blu-ray format.

That's according to an article at Video Business, which quotes unnamed sources as saying that the trilogy-capper moved an estimated 160,000 Blu-ray units its first week out.

Although Disney has yet to confirm the numbers, such strong BD sales for the title would handily beat the format's previous first-week sales champ -- Sony's 'Spider-Man 3,' which reportedly sold 130,00 copies in its first six days.

Coming in second on Blu-ray for the week (according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert DVD sales chart) was Sony's release of 'Superbad,' while the top-selling HD DVD of the week was the ever popular 'Planet Earth' box set.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (Blu-ray)
Spider-Man 3 (Blu-ray)
Superbad (Blu-ray)
Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series (HD DVD)
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