News for Aug. 28, 2003

'Two Towers' Video Rings Up Best Bow of 2003

8/28/03, 11:25 am EST - Xoanon

"The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" enjoyed the best first day of any home video release this year Tuesday as consumers grabbed more than 3.5 million combined VHS and DVD units. Day 1 gross consumer spending on sales and rentals for the New Line release was an estimated $60 million-$70 million, according to several industry sources. Who holds the all-time Day 1 home video sales record is a matter of dispute. [More]