Nearly six months after its release, and perfectly timed to its powerful awards momentum, Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” (Universal), now renting for $5.99 ahead of its unannounced Peacock debut, repeats as #1 at iTunes and Google Play this week.

Both platforms rank by transactions. “Trolls Band Together,” also Universal and still renting at $19.99, is #1 at Vudu, where revenue determines the top 10. They list “Oppenheimer” #3, tops among lower-priced entries, reinforcing its draw. “Trolls” is second at iTunes, #5 at Google Play.

“Society of the Snow,” a stealth Oscar contender from Spain director J.A. Bayona, is #2 at Netflix — besting its high-profile originals “Maestro” and “May December,” both of which ranked for only a few days and at lower positions.

“Snow,” which is Spain’s Oscar submission, is following the path of “All Quiet on the Western Front” last year as a non-English language success on the platform. It’s just behind “The Equalizer 3” for the second week, another Sony theatrical release that uses Netflix as its streaming home.

There have been fewer straight-to-home releases in the top 10, but “The Bricklayer” (Vertical) from veteran action director Renny Harlin (“Die Harder 2,” “Cliffhanger”) stars Aaron Eckhart as a retired FBI agent brought back on special assignment. It is #7 at iTunes, #6 at Vudu (it rents for $9.99).

“Past Lives”Jon Pack/Twenty Years Rights/A24 Films

There’s also renewed interest in two of the year’s most acclaimed releases. “Anatomy of a Fall” (Neon) is #4 at iTunes, while “Past Lives” (A24) is #6 at iTunes and #10 at Vudu. They rent as $6.99 and $4.99, respectively.

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” (Paramount), ahead of its Apple streaming debut on Friday, was top five everywhere and #2 at iTunes. It has stayed at $19.99 rather than a normal pre-streaming price cut, a move that could maximize streaming interest and reduce lower-price alternatives. Two other films, both still PVOD, made all three lists with “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” (Lionsgate) and “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.”

Daniel Levy’s “Good Grief” (he doubles as actor), about a man recovering from the deaths of his mother and husband by taking a trip to Paris, is #5 at Netflix. It’s another case of subscribers finding interest in an original movie without the accompanying awards hooplah.

iTunes and Google Play rank films daily by number of transactions. These are the listings for Monday, January 8. Distributors listed are current rights owners. Prices for all titles are for lowest for either rental or download.


1.Oppenheimer (Universal) – $5.99

2.Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple) – $19.99

3. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Lionsgate) – $19.99

4. Anatomy of a Fall (Neon) – $5.99

5. Trolls Band Together (Universal) – $19.99

6. Past Lives (A24) – $5.99

7. The Bricklayer (Vertical) – $9.99

8. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (TAS Rights Management) – $19.89

9.Mission: Impossible —Dead Reckoning: Part One (Paramount) – $5.99

10. Barbie (Warner Bros.) – $5.99

Google Play

1. Oppenheimer (Universal) – $5.99

2. Trolls Band Together (Universal) – $19.99

3.The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (Lionsgate) – $19.99

4. Barbie (Warner Bros.) – $5.99

5.Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple) – $19.99

6. Mission: Impossible —Dead Reckoning: Part 1 (Paramount) – $5.99

7. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (TAS Rights Management) – $19.89

8. The Equalizer 3 (Sony) – $5.99

9. John Wick Chapter 4 (Lionsgate) – $5.99

10. Past Lives (A24) – $4.99


Vudu ranks by revenue, not transactions, elevating premium VOD titles. This list covers January 1 -7

1. Trolls Band Together (Universal) – $19.99

2.The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes (Lionsgate) – $19.99

3.Oppenheimer (Universal) – $5.99

4.Killers of the Flower Moon (Apple) – $19.99

5. Silent Night (Lionsgate) – $19.99

6. The Bricklayer (Vertical) – $9.99

7.Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour (TAS Rights Management) – $19.89

8. Thanksgiving (Universal) – $19.99

9. Priscilla (A24) – $19.99

10. Freelance (Relativity) – $5.99

Netflix Movies

Most viewed, current ranking on Netflix’s domestic daily chart on Tuesday, January 2. Originals include both Netflix-produced and acquired titles it initially presents in the U.S. Netflix publishes its own international weekly top 10 on Tuesdays based on time viewed.

1. The Equalizer 3 (2023 theatrical release)

2. Society of the Snow (Netflix Spanish original)

3.The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023 theatrical release)

4. Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021 theatrical release)

5. Good Grief (Netflix original)

6. The Flintstones (1994 theatrical release)

7. Aquaman (2018 theatrical release)

8. John Wick (2014 theatrical release)

9. The Croods (2013 theatrical release)

10. John Wick2 (2017 theatrical release)

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