12 August 2010 3:41 AM, PDT | HollywoodNorthReport.com | See recent HollywoodNorthReport.com news »

Lionsgate reports that the Toronto/UK-lensed feature Kick-Ass has debuted at number one on DVD sales charts. The Blu-ray combo pack of the film (three discs- including Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy), also debuted at number one. In addition, the release came out of its first weekend as the top movie download on the iTunes store, Zune and Sony/Playstation and achieved the biggest digital week performance ever by a Lionsgate title. Kick-Ass, which grossed nearly $50 million in North America and $100 million worldwide during its theatrical run, also achieved the highest box office-to-dvd conversion rate for all major DVD releases this quarter, helping Lionsgate to maintain industry leadership in box office-to-dvd conversion. "Kick-Ass is truly one of the most unique, entertaining, and action-packed movies of the year," said Ron Schwartz, Lionsgate General Manager and Executive Vice President. "With its strong word-of-mouth, we felt confident that it would have a powerful »

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