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Mamma Mia! 'fastest-selling DVD'

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! is the highest-grossing British film at the UK box office

Musical film Mamma Mia! has become the fastest-selling DVD of all time in the UK, according to Official UK Charts Company figures.

It sold 1,669,084 copies on Monday's release date, breaking the previous record held by Titanic - based on DVD and video sales - by 560,000 copies.

Mamma Mia!, which was released in cinemas in July, has taken more than 66m at the UK box office.

James Bond film Quantum of Solace remains at the top for a fourth week.

Espionage thriller

Universal's managing director, Ian Foster, said the success of Mamma Mia! was a "testament to the fun-loving spirit of the British public and the universal appeal of this wonderful film".

A spokesman for supermarket Asda said 300,000 copies had been sold in its stores with, 15% of shoppers buying a copy on Monday.

1. Quantum Of Solace - 2,879,816
2. Body Of Lies - 991,979
3. My Best Friend's Girl - 911,355
4. High School Musical 3: Senior Year - 605,704
5. Zack And Miri Make A Porno - 447,485
6. Max Payne - 434,992
7. Ghost Town - 392,965
8. Quarantine - 387,994
9. Igor - 178,717
10. Dostana - 178,663
Source: Screen International

Last month, Mamma Mia! became the highest-grossing British film at the UK box office, beating the previous holder of the record, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

It is now the second highest-grossing film in UK box office history behind Titanic.

Meanwhile, this weekend, chart-topper Quantum of Solace took 2.9 milllion and has now taken 45.1 million in the UK so far.

It beat competition from espionage thriller Body of Lies - starring Leonardo DiCaprio - which made its debut at number two with takings of 991,979.

Love-triangle comedy My Best Friend's Girl, starring Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs and Dane Cook, opened in third place with 911,355.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year dropped a place to number four, with 605,704, and US comedy Zack And Miri Make A Porno also slipped to number five, taking 447,485.

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