‘X’ marks July vid bow

Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X” is set to unspool on VCRs July 21 via Warner Bros.

Home Video.

The hotly debated epic chronicling the life of the assassinated civil-rights figure was nominated for two Academy Awards, and the studio estimates it will have grossed more than $ 50 million in domestic B.O. by the video release date.

The film took in nearly $ 10 million during its 1,250-screen opening weekend, earning a per-screen average of $ 8,782. Late Monday, Warner Home Video reps were unable to say how many copies would be shipped, or if “X” would be a sell-through.

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