The DVD and VHSversions of The Passion Of The Christ sold 4.1million units on first day of release (Aug 31) inthe US, setting a string of records for Fox Home Entertainment.

The distributorclaimed first-day sales have made Passion the number one selling independent release of all time, thenumber one selling drama, the number one selling R-rated and non-Englishlanguage release of all time.

Early researchreveals consumers have bought an average of 1.8 copies each.