Hip-Hop phenomenon turn movie star, Eminem, has
set yet another record, this time in the world of DVD’s.
In only its first day of release, Eminem’s "8
Mile" DVD sold more than 2 million copies and broke the single day DVD
sales record for an R-rated film.
The DVD’s sales raked in a whopping $40 million
on its very first day of release.
"We are thrilled that the day one results
have greatly exceeded our expectations. The ’8 Mile’ DVD is showing the same
momentum as ‘The Fast and the Furious’ DVD, which went on to rank among the
top-ten selling DVDs of 2002," said Craig
Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Video.
Containing new rap battles and available in censored
and uncensored versions, the "8 Mile" DVD also exclusively includes
Eminem new music video Superman.