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Reel's Top Sellers

October 20, 1998

Internet's Top Ten VHS and DVD Best-Sellers

EMERYVILLE,, Inc., (, the leading online movie store, today released its list of the best-selling DVD and VHS movies for the week of October 11 to October 17.

This list of top sellers reflects the unique movie picks of online shoppers, which includes both the mainstream titles that one would expect to find on best-seller lists, as well as the special interest and hard-to-find movies that are anything but mainstream.'s film offerings run the gamut from art-house to Hollywood box office winners, giving Internet shoppers the freedom to browse through a far greater number of titles, 100,000 VHS and 2,000 DVD, than can be offered in a traditional retail store.'s no-hassle shopping experience draws thousands of buyers a day.

Best-Sellers for October 11 to October 17:

Reel's Top VHS Sellers

1. The X-Files: The Movie (1998)
2. The Lady and the Tramp (1955)
3. Lost in Space (1998)
4. Starship Troopers (1997)
5. Titanic (1997)
6. L.A. Confidential (Special Edition) (1997)
7. The Evil Dead (1982)
8. The Planet of the Apes Box Set
(30th Anniversary Edition) (1998)
9. The Music Man (1962)
10. My So-Called Life Collection (1998)

Reel's Top DVD Sellers

1. Lost in Space (1998)
2. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
3. Face/Off (1997)
4. Robocop (Criterion Edition) (1987)
5. City of Angels (Special Edition) (1998)
6. Animal House (Collector's Edition) (1978)
7. Silence of the Lambs (Criterion Edition) (1991)
8. Kundun (1997)
9. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
10. American Graffiti (Collector's Edition) (1973)

(c) 1998 Business Wire

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