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"Hangover" tops "District 9" on DVD sales chart

 Actress Kristen Bell (L) laughs with cast member Bradley Cooper on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of the film
Actress Kristen Bell (L) laughs with cast member Bradley Cooper on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of the film 'The Hangover' at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California, June 2, 2009. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok (UNITED STATES ENTERTAINMENT)
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By Thomas K. Arnold

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The year is ending with quite a "hangover."

The biggest R-rated comedy in Hollywood history, "The Hangover," hung on to the No. 1 spot on the national home video sales chart for the second consecutive week. The film, with box office sales of $277 million, beat back a stiff challenge from high-profile newcomer "District 9."

The acclaimed alien film, with $115.5 million in box office sales, debuted at No. 2 on the Nielsen VideoScan sales chart for the week ending December 27.

"District 9" did manage to debut at No. 1 on both Home Media Magazine's rental chart and the Nielsen VideoScan Blu-ray Disc chart, with "The Hangover" slipping to No. 2 after debuting in the top spots the previous week.

"Inglourious Basterds" slipped one place to No. 3 on all three charts.

"Family Guy: Something, Something, Something Dark Side" debuted at No. 6 on the sales chart, a promising start for the made-for-video release given the proliferation of recently released theatrical features.

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