'The Interview' on track to become most successful online movie

LOS ANGELES (KGO) -- "The Interview" could break a record, just days before it becomes available on Netflix.

The controversial film is on track to become the most financially successful online movie release ever.

It's earned $40 million in digital sales and about $6 million at the box office.

However, Sony will likely just break even. "The Interview" cost about $40 million to make.

XBOX, YouTube and Google Play all streamed the movie. Sony called it a victory for free speech.

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