Toons Make Amazon.com Hall of Fame

Amazon.com today unveiled its list of the top-25 bestselling DVDs of all time, creating a Hall of Fame that includes such titles as Finding Nemo, Shrek, Monsters, Inc, Shrek 2 and The Simpsons: The Complete First Season. The Hall of Fame induction is part of the online retail outlet’s 10th anniversary celebration, which will include a live webcast of never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage from the No. 1 DVD on the list, “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," on July 16 at 5 p.m. (PST).

July 16th marks 10 years since founder and CEO Jeff Bezos opened the virtual doors of Amazon.com from his Seattle-area garage. Since 1995, the web site has expanded its product offerings to include everything from music and video to tennis rackets, live Maine lobsters and loose diamonds, and operates sites for customers in the U.K., Germany, Japan, France, Canada and China.

Web surfers can go to www.amazon.com/halloffame to see the top 25 bestselling authors, musicians and DVDs of the past 10 years. The top DVDs, listed in order of total units sold are:

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

4. Star Wars Trilogy

5. The Matrix

6. Finding Nemo

7. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

8. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

9. Gladiator

10. Shrek

11. Star Wars: Episode I–The Phantom Menace

12. The Adventures of Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark/The

Temple of Doom/The Last Crusade)

13. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

14. Saving Private Ryan

15. Sex and the City: The Complete First Season

16. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

17. Monsters, Inc.

18. Star Wars: Episode II–Attack of the Clones

19. Band of Brothers

20. The Godfather DVD Collection

21. Shrek 2

22. Seinfeld – Seasons 1 & 2

23. Braveheart

24. The Simpsons – The Complete First Season

25. Spider-Man