'Sherlock Holmes' Tops Weekly BLOCKBUSTER(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Renting DVDs' for the Third 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 April 18 – for the third week in a row – is "Sherlock Holmes." Directed by Guy Ritchie, Sherlock Holmes is an action mystery film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law portray Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, respectively. Holmes investigates a series of murders, apparently connected to occult rituals.

BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List

Top 10 Renting DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  4. Pirate Radio
  5. Brothers
  6. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  7. The Men Who Stare at Goats
  8. Crazy on the Outside
  9. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  10. Up in the Air

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  5. The Princess and the Frog
  6. The Boondock Saints
  7. Iron Man
  8. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  9. The Notebook
  10. Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. The Blind Side
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. Pirate Radio
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  5. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  6. Brothers
  7. 2012
  8. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  9. Up in the Air
  10. The Time Traveler's Wife

Top 10 Renting Blu-ray Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  3. The Blind Side
  4. Brothers
  5. The Men Who Stare at Goats
  6. Ninja Assassin
  7. 2012
  8. Up in the Air
  9. The Hurt Locker
  10. Did You Hear About the Morgans?

Top 10 Renting Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  4. Up in the Air
  5. 2012
  6. Forrest Gump
  7. Tenderness
  8. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  9. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  10. The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Top 10 Selling Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. Ninja Assassin
  3. The Blind Side
  4. The Hangover
  5. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  6. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  7. Twilight
  8. The Boondock Saints: All Saints Day
  9. Iron Man
  10. Armored

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 18, 2010:

  1. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction – X360
  2. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – X360
  3. God of War III – PS3
  4. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – PS3
  5. Just Cause 2 – X360
  6. New Super Mario Bros. – Wii
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – X360
  8. MLB 2K10 – X360
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – PS3
  10. MLB 10 The Show – PS3

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, April 27, 2010:

  • It's Complicated
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Transylmania
  • The Descent 2
  • District 13: Ultimatum
  • Life Blood
  • Mega Piranha
  • Disgrace
  • Georgia O'Keefe
  • Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy

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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