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THE DVD DASH

Sunday, March 13, 2005; Page N03

A look at how fast some films sprint from theaters to video stores:

"Surviving Christmas"


"Ray" turned around in 95 days. "Friday Night Lights" did the same in 102. (From Top: Nicola Goode -- Universal Studios; By Ralph Nelson )

Theatrical Debut: Oct. 22

DVD Debut: Dec. 21

Elapsed Time: 60 days

"Elektra"

Theatrical Debut: Jan. 15

DVD Debut: April 5

Elapsed Time: 80 days

"Ray"

Theatrical Debut: Oct. 29

DVD Debut: Feb. 1

Elapsed Time: 95 days

"Fahrenheit 9/11"

Theatrical Debut: June 25

DVD Debut: Oct. 5

Elapsed Time: 102 days

"Friday Night Lights"

Theatrical Debut: Oct. 8

DVD Debut: Jan. 18

Elapsed Time: 102 days

-- Compiled by Jen Chaney


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