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  Frodo and Harry cause DVD explosion!
Updated 08 January 2003, 19.00
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Lord of the Rings have helped double the popularity of DVDs.

December saw a total of 20 million discs fly off the shelves and into Christmas stockings across the country.

Frodo
And one out of every four UK homes now has a DVD player.

Twice as many discs and players were bought in Britain in 2002 than in 2001, the British Video Association says.

Millions of copies

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring sold four million copies.

Fact File
UK DVD Chart 2002
1. The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
3. Monsters, Inc
4. Scooby Doo - The Movie
5. Stars Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone shifted 3.8 million.

And, in third place, animated hit Monsters, Inc sold 2.5 million discs.

Some 3.8 million players were also bought - 1.2 million in December alone.



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