'2012' Tops Weekly BLOCKBUSTER(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Renting DVDs' for Second Week in a Row

DALLAS // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending March 14 – for the second week in a row – is "2012." Disaster movie maven Roland Emmerich crafted this apocalyptic sci-fi thriller following the prophecy stated by the ancient Mayan calendar, which says that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012. The film stars John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton and Woody Harrelson.

BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List

Top 10 Renting DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. 2012
  2. Up in the Air
  3. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
  4. The Hurt Locker
  5. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
  6. Planet 51
  7. Law Abiding Citizen
  8. Couples Retreat
  9. The Box
  10. Where the Wild Things Are

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
  2. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
  3. Old Dogs
  4. 2012
  5. Up in the Air
  6. Planet 51
  7. The Boondock Saints
  8. Passion of the Christ
  9. Law Abiding Citizen
  10. Where the Wild Things Are

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. Up in the Air
  2. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
  3. Planet 51
  4. 2012
  5. Couples Retreat
  6. Old Dogs
  7. Law Abiding Citizen
  8. The Box
  9. The Hurt Locker
  10. The Time Traveler's Wife

Top 10 Renting Blu-ray Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. 2012
  2. Up in the Air
  3. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
  4. Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
  5. The Hurt Locker
  6. Law Abiding Citizen
  7. The Informant
  8. Where the Wild Things Are
  9. Couples Retreat
  10. The Box

Top 10 Renting Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. The Hurt Locker
  2. Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire
  3. Couples Retreat
  4. Zombieland
  5. Where the Wild Things Are
  6. The Informant
  7. The Time Traveler's Wife
  8. The Box
  9. Pirate radio
  10. Inglourious Basterds

Top 10 Selling Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. 2012
  2. Planet 51
  3. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
  4. Hachi: A Dog's Tale
  5. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale
  6. Precious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire
  7. The Hurt Locker
  8. Alice
  9. The Life of David Gale
  10. Clash of the Titans

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending March 14, 2010:

  1. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – X360
  2. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – PS3
  3. Final Fantasy XIII – PS3
  4. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – X360
  5. New Super Mario Bros. – Wii
  6. Dante's Inferno – X360
  7. Final Fantasy XIII – X360
  8. MLB 2K10 – X360
  9. Aliens vs. Predator – X360
  10. Army of Two: The 40th Day – X360

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, March 23, 2010:

  • The Blind Side
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats
  • Brothers
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Seraphine
  • Red Cliff, Part I
  • Red Cliff, Part II
  • Ciao
  • Damage
  • Mad Men – S3-D1
  • Mad Men – S3-D2
  • Mad Men – S3-D3
  • Mad Men – S3-D4
  • Phantom Punch
  • The Prince & Me: The Elephant Adventure
  • Toxic Skies
  • Horrorfest 2010: The Graves
  • Horrorfest 2010: Kill Theory
  • Horrorfest 2010: Dread
  • Vigilante
  • Hotel California
  • Gang Girl
  • Como No Te Voy a Querer
  • When the Lights go out
  • Son of Man
  • La Vida Loca

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 to their homes and mobile devices. With a highly recognized brand and a library of more than 125,000 movie and game titles, Blockbuster leverages its multichannel presence to serve nearly 47 million global customers annually.

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.

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