Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon has become the fastest selling DVD title in Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment's history since its release in North America on June 5. The title has sold an estimated 1.5 million units with a 60% sell-off in its first week. On its first day of release alone, 23% of shipped units were sold.
The film was top seller and renter on DVD and home video for the week ending June 10 and trails only Gladiator as the biggest DVD launch in US history. Meanwhile Cast Away has been released.
Meanwhile further DVD records look likely to be set this week by Cast Away which has sold 40% of the shipped units in its first two days in stores.