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Redbox: Paramount Comedy 'Daddy’s Home' Top Disc Rental in 2016

15 Dec, 2016 By: Erik Gruenwedel

Redbox announced Paramount Pictures Home Media Distribution’s comedy release Daddy’s Home, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, was the top packaged-media rental in 2016.

The title beat out 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s The Martian and Warner Home Video’s The Intern for the top spots.

The remaining Top 10 rentals included (in order): Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s Zootopia; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Hotel Transylvania 2; Golden Globe nominee Deadpool (Fox); Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Sisters; Lionsgate’s Dirty Grandpa; Ride Along 2 (Universal); and Oscar winner The Revenant (Fox).

"With Daddy's Home, Deadpool and Zootopia topping the chart this year, it's evident that comedies continue to be America's favorite [movie] genre,” Redbox CEO Galen Smith said in a statement.

Separately, Deadpool (2nd), Zootopia (3rd), The Martian (8th) and The Revenant (10th) rank among Top 10 best-selling discs of the year, according to The-Numbers.com. Hotel Transylvania 2 is ranked 11th, with Daddy’s Home (29th), The Intern (32nd), Ride Along 2 (33rd), Sisters (45th), and Dirty Grandpa (56th).

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