The Matrix DVD Sets Record

By Paul Martin October 1st, 1999, in The Matrix

The Matrix wasn’t just one of the most successful films of 1999 in theaters, because it’s now also the record holder for best selling DVD ever. According to a number of sources, Warner Bros. has shipped over 1.5M units of the DVD in just a little over a week’s time, more than any prior film released in this format. The Matrix had also already set a record by selling the most DVD’s within a week’s time, in this case 780,000 units. Furthermore, according to Variety, the first week’s sales number doesn’t include online sales figures.

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