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Spidey fans spin a web of gold for the studio.



SPIDER-MAN has become the fastest film to take $200m in the US - beating Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.

Spider-Man passed the mark on Saturday Saturday: see week; Sabbath. , its ninth day of release, with takings last weekend of almost pounds 49m.

It took The Phantom Menace 13 days to reach $200m.

The film had the best second weekend ever, beating the pounds 39m that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone took over the same period.

l Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has made UK history by becoming the most successful video and DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
DVD
 in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc

Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology.
 release of all time.

More than 1.25 million copies of the blockbusting The practice of illegally frightening homeowners by telling them that people who are members of a particular race, religion, or national origin are moving into their neighborhood and that they should expect a decline in the value of their property.  movie, tracing the schooldays of Harry Potter were sold on the first day of its release.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 13, 2002
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