"Sopranos" DVD Sales Surge on Amazon After James Gandolfini's Death

By An Phung
|  Friday, Jun 21, 2013  |  Updated 10:43 AM EDT
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(L-R) Actors Tony Sirico, Steven Van Zandt, James Gandolfini, Michael Imperioli & Vincent Pastore in publicity still for HBO cable TV series The Sopranos.

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The complete series of "The Sopranos" surged from No. 936 on Amazon's best-selling DVD list to No. 1 in the wake of actor James Gandolfini's untimely death.

"The Sopranos: The Complete Series," priced at $124.99, also made it to No. 2 under the Best Sellers in Movies & TV category.

The first season of the HBO hit show is sitting pretty at No. 5 on Amazon as of Friday morning.

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The 51-year-old star who played the lead Tony Soprano -- a brutal but emotionally delicate New Jersey crime boss -- died of a heart attack on Wednesday during a trip to Italy.

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