Miramax Home Entertainment’s Kill Bill Vol. 1 was the nation’s best-selling DVD for the week ending April 18. The film sold more than 2 million DVDs during its first day in release. It generated an estimated $12.68 million in gross rental spending during its first week on rental shelves, making it the top rental title for the week.
Warner Home Video’s The Matrix Revolutions dipped from its top position on VideoScan’s weekly First Alert sales chart to second place with rental revenue for the second sequel estimated to top $10 million during its second week on store shelves. “Revolutions” is estimated to have generated an estimated $20.3 million in gross consumer rental spending during its first 12 days in release.
This week, Fox Home Entertainment’s Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World sold more than 2 million combined DVD and VHS units during its first day in release Tuesday.