LOS ANGELES – January 31, 2019 – FandangoNOW, Fandango’s on-demand video streaming service, reported that in its first two weeks of availability, “A Star Is Born” has already eclipsed 2013’s “Frozen” in total digital purchases. Bradley Cooper’s music-based drama is now the service’s #3 best-selling title to own, with only 2018’s “Avengers: Infinity War” and 2017’s “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” ranking ahead of the film in all-time sales. (FandangoNOW has been offering movies to rent or buy since 2013.)
Nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, “A Star Is Born” has been a hot seller since its EST debut on January 15 and has continued its hot streak in streaming since the Oscar nominations announcement on January 22.
“‘A Star Is Born’ is selling like a superhero movie on FandangoNOW,” says Fandango Managing Editor Erik Davis. “We’ve definitely seen an Oscar bump in sales, and its continued success on digital is a testament to the film’s unforgettable music, the beautiful work of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, and a classic love story that fans want to experience again and again.”
The all-time top five sellers on FandangoNOW, in terms of units sold, are as follows:
- “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018)
- “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017)
- “A Star Is Born” (2018)
- “ Frozen” (2013)
- “Black Panther” (2018)
FandangoNOW is the fast-growing on-demand video streaming service from Fandango, the nation’s leading digital network for all things movies, serving more than 60 million visitors per month, according to comScore, with best-in-class movie information, theatrical ticketing, movie trailers, original content and home entertainment. FandangoNOW offers 80,000 new release and catalog movies, next-day TV shows, and an extensive library of 4K and HDR titles, to rent or buy — no subscription required. The service curates entertainment options for every occasion and provides Rotten Tomatoes’ Tomatometer scores to help viewers find the best-rated content to watch.