Tortured Love Affairs Define Favorite Movie Couples in Blockbuster Valentine's Poll

DALLAS // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Voters chose Jack and Rose from "Titanic" in the Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) new poll of favorite film couples. As Valentine's Day approaches, some of Hollywood's most tortured on-screen lovers are in the list. In second place are Ennis and Jack from "Brokeback Mountain," and in third place are Johnny and Frances from "Dirty Dancing."

Based on the 1,884 votes cast, the top 10 couples and their percentages of the total are:

  • Jack and Rose (Titanic) – 19 percent of the votes
  • Ennis and Jack (Brokeback Mountain) – 16 percent
  • Johnny and Frances (Dirty Dancing) – 12 percent
  • Harry and Sally (When Harry Met Sally) – 10 percent
  • Danny and Sandy (Grease) – 9 percent
  • Rhett and Scarlett (Gone With the Wind) – 8 percent
  • Johnny and June (Walk the Line) – 6 percent
  • Paulie and Juno (Juno) – 6 percent
  • Rick and Ilsa (Casablanca) – 4 percent
  • William and Lady Viola (Shakespeare in Love) – 3 percent

Leading up to Hollywood's big night March 7, fans are now voting in the "And The Winner Is" Blockbuster 2010 Awards Show poll at www.Blockbuster.com/poll/poll1/vote. Voters are picking the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director and Best Movie of 2009.

About Blockbuster Inc.

Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment. The company provides customers with convenient access to media entertainment anywhere, any way they want it - whether in-store, by-mail, through vending kiosks or digitally downloaded directly to their family room or mobile device. With a highly recognized brand name and a library of more than 125,000 movie and game titles, Blockbuster leverages its multichannel presence to serve two million daily global customers and more than 50 million annual global customers.

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.

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