The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which opened to record audiences in June, has sold over 3 million DVDs after hitting retailers on Tuesday, replacing Beyonce’s I Am…World Tour as the top-selling DVD in the US, Nielsen said this week.
Fans have flocked to add the third installment of the blockbuster vampire romance drama to their personal collections, according to early sales figures.
Eclipse is also expected to be popular with moviegoers at next month’s 2011 People’s Choice Awards. The film’s earned nods in eight categories; including Favorite Movie, while stars Robert Pattinson, Kristin Stewart and Taylor Lautner were each recognized in the individual acting groups. The trio also received a nod for Favorite On-Screen Team. Stewart will battle Harry Potter’s Emma Watson, Vanessa Hudgens, and Zac Efron in the Favorite Movie Star Under 25 category.