Harry Potter movies dominate Amazon UK 2011 bestseller list

Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows

Amazon has released details of both the best-selling and most highly rated products of 2011 from its UK online store.

Its own Kindle e-reader tops the list - for the second year running - but otherwise the list is dominated by British movies, including three entries from the Harry Potter franchise, and a single music entry, from the all-conquering Adele.

Here's the top 10:

1. Kindle (opens in new tab)
2. Kindle Keyboard (opens in new tab)
3. 21 - Adele (opens in new tab)
4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (opens in new tab)
5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (opens in new tab)
6. The Inbetweeners Movie (opens in new tab)
7. Wired-Up HDMI Cable (opens in new tab)
8. The King's Speech (opens in new tab)
9. Harry Potter - The Complete 8-Film Collection (opens in new tab)
10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (opens in new tab)

Christopher North, MD of Amazon.co.uk, says: "2011 marks the end of an era with the final two Harry Potter films and the complete collection of movies all featuring in the top ten bestsellers of the year. Harry Potter has been a constant fixture at the top of the charts for over a decade and it could be a long time before there is a phenomenon quite like it again."

DVD remains the dominant movie format by far - the movies above all made the list just thanks to the DVD version. Even great sales for the Star Wars Blu-ray boxsets was not enough to get them on the bestseller list.

Most highly rated products

You'll note that no books made the top 10 bestseller list, either - though Kathryn Stockett's The Help does makes the list of products that gained the most five-star ratings in 2011, along with a lot of cheap tech accessories (and, inevitably, Adele):

1. Kindle (opens in new tab)
2. X-Mi X Mini II 2nd Generation Capsule Speaker (opens in new tab)
3. Wired-Up HDMI Cable (opens in new tab)
4. Phonedevil Magic Screen Protector: Crystal Clear (opens in new tab)
5. Tecknet iPad2 Premium Folio Case/Cover (opens in new tab)
6. 21 - Adele (opens in new tab)
7. Duragadget Genuine Leather Case & Cover for Kindle (opens in new tab)
8. The Help - Kathryn Stockett (opens in new tab)
9. Tecknet M002 2.4G Nano Cordless Black Optical Mouse (opens in new tab)
10. Western Digital Elements 1TB External Hard Drive (opens in new tab)

Adele has also topped Spotify UK's list of its most played songs of 2011, as you can read in our news story here.

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