'Karate Kid' Tops Weekly Blockbuster(R) Hit List of Top 10 Renting DVDs

Oct 12, 2010, 17:34 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

DALLAS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending October 10, 2010 is "The Karate Kid (2010)."  When his mother's career moves them from Detroit to China, 12-year-old Dre Parker finds himself in a strange land with no friends.  Soon, Dre befriends maintenance man, Mr. Han.  Han agrees to teach Dre kung fu to defend himself from the school bully. Training together, Dre and Han learn to trust each other and form a friendship that heals them both.  Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan star in this remake of the classic teacher-student story.

BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List

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

  1. The Karate Kid (2010)
  2. Get Him To The Greek
  3. A Nightmare On Elm Street
  4. Robin Hood
  5. Splice
  6. Iron Man 2
  7. Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time
  8. The Experiment
  9. Killers
  10. Letters To Juliet

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

  1. The Karate Kid (2010)
  2. Iron Man 2
  3. Beauty & The Beast
  4. Hocus Pocus
  5. A Nightmare On Elm Street
  6. Get Him To The Greek
  7. Robin Hood
  8. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  9. Tinker Bell & The Great Fairy Rescue
  10. Splice

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

  1. The Karate Kid (2010)
  2. Robin Hood
  3. Get Him To The Greek
  4. Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time
  5. Letters To Juliet
  6. Killers
  7. Just Wright
  8. The Back-Up Plan
  9. Iron Man 2
  10. Date Night

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

  1. A Nightmare On Elm Street
  2. The Karate Kid (2010)
  3. Splice
  4. Iron Man 2
  5. Robin Hood
  6. Get Him To The Greek
  7. Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time
  8. The Experiment
  9. 30 Days of Night: Dark Days
  10. Killers

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

  1. Iron Man 2
  2. Splice
  3. A Nightmare On Elm Street
  4. Get Him To The Greek (Unrated)
  5. Robin Hood (Unrated)
  6. Robin Hood
  7. The Back-Up Plan
  8. Get Him To The Greek
  9. Letters To Juliet
  10. Just Wright

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

  1. The Karate Kid (2010)
  2. Iron Man 2
  3. A Nightmare On Elm Street
  4. Get Him To The Greek
  5. 30 Days of Night: Dark Days
  6. Splice
  7. Robin Hood
  8. The Back-Up Plan
  9. Stomp the Yard: Homecoming
  10. Wall Street

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

  1. Halo Reach- X360
  2. NBA 2K11- X360
  3. Death Rising 2- X360
  4. NBA 2K11- PS3
  5. Madden NFL 11- X360
  6. Death Rising 2- PS2
  7. Madden NFL 11- PS3
  8. Mafia II- X360
  9. Enslaved: Odyssey To The West- X360
  10. Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions-  X360

These DVD Rental New Releases will be available Tuesday, October 19, 2010:


For more information, check participating BLOCKBUSTER stores and online at Blockbuster.com.

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