Disney's 'Pirates Of The Carribean' sells over 11 million units in first week

MUMBAI: Disney has announced that one of its summer blockbusters Pirates Of The Carribean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl has sold 11 million DVD and VHS units in its first week of sales. It has become the largest opening week live-action home entertainment title in history.



Buena Vista Hove Video president Bob Chapek added, "We couldn't be more thrilled with the success our home entertainment titles have had this year. This has been a phenomenal year for the Studio and a testament to our strength of turning these great movies into huge home entertainment successes."

Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer The Rock the action-adventure stars Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley and Jonathan Pryce. The film is currently available in a two-disc DVD set and VHS from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.

The DVD features as many as 19 deleted scenes, audio commentary with Depp, Knightley and the filmmakers. There are also behind the scenes and on the set features, cast and crew video diaries.

Other titles that have done exceedingly well for Disney in the recent past include the animated classic Finding Nemo, Oscar winner for best picture Miramax's Chicago and M Night Shymalan's Signs. The last title will air on Star Movies next year while Chicago will air on Zee MGM on Christmas day.

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