17 December 2013 5:06 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Minion mania continues to captivate consumers across North America this holiday season with the news that the home entertainment debut of Despicable Me 2 generated $80 million in consumer spend across both physical and digital sell-through formats in its first week of release. The year's #1 comedy blockbuster sold roughly four-and-a-half million units, bigger than any animated title launch since the home entertainment premiere of Despicable Me in 2010, and produced the highest sales for any animated Blu-ray title in history in its opening week. On the digital front, Despicable Me 2 also vaulted to the top of the charts with the largest first week sales on record and is on pace to become the most successful-selling digital title of all time. From Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Despicable Me 2 is currently available on Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D Combo Packs, DVD and Digital HD including UltraViolet.

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