'The Book of Eli' Tops Weekly Blockbuster(R) Hit List of Top 10 Renting DVDs

Jun 22, 2010, 16:11 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

DALLAS, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending June 20, 2010 is "The Book of Eli." The Book of Eli is a 2010 American post-apocalyptic action film directed by the Hughes brothers, written by Gary Whitta, and starring Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Jennifer Beals and Mila Kunis. The story focuses on Eli, who is on a journey to deliver the last remaining King James Version of the Bible to a safe location. Along the way, the history of the post-war world is explained, and the importance of the book.

BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List

Top 10 Renting DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. When In Rome
  3. From Paris With Love
  4. Alice In Wonderland
  5. Youth In Revolt
  6. Shutter Island
  7. The Wolfman
  8. Unthinkable
  9. Valentine's Day
  10. Dear John

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. Alice In Wonderland
  3. Avatar-2009
  4. Scarface
  5. The Wolfman
  6. Half Baked: Fully Baked
  7. The Jerk: 26th Anniversary Edition
  8. Shaun Of The Dead
  9. The 40 Year Old Virgin
  10. Toy Story 2

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. When in Rome
  3. Youth in Revolt
  4. Invictus
  5. Valentine's Day
  6. The Wolfman
  7. From Paris With Love
  8. Unthinkable
  9. Dear John
  10. Alice in Wonderland

Top 10 Renting Blu-ray Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. From Paris With Love
  3. The Wolfman
  4. Alice In Wonderland
  5. Shutter Island
  6. Unthinkable
  7. When In Rome
  8. Youth In Revolt
  9. The Road
  10. Edge Of Darkness

Top 10 Renting Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. Shutter Island
  3. From Paris With Love
  4. Legion
  5. Crazy On The Outside
  6. Valentine's Day
  7. Avatar
  8. The Wolfman
  9. Leap Year
  10. Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Top 10 Selling Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. The Book of Eli
  2. Unthinkable
  3. Shutter Island
  4. Youth In Revolt
  5. Dear John
  6. The Wolfman
  7. Legion
  8. Twilight
  9. Ninja Assassin
  10. Avatar

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending June 20, 2010:

  1. Red Dead Redemption– X360
  2. Super Mario Galaxy 2– Wii
  3. UFC: Undisputed 2010– X360
  4. Red Dead Redemption–PS3
  5. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Conviction– X360
  6. UFC: Undisputed 2010–PS3
  7. Battlefield: Bad Company 2– X360
  8. Lost Planet 2– X360
  9. New Super Mario Bros. –Wii
  10. Toy Story 3–Wii

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, June 29, 2010:

  • Percy Jackson & Olympians: The Lightning Thief
  • Hot Tub Time Machine
  • The Crazies
  • The White Ribbon
  • Creation
  • Warlords
  • The Eclipse
  • Don McKay
  • Triage
  • Airline Disaster
  • Crazy
  • Suicide Girls Must Die

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

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. The company may be accessed worldwide at www.Blockbuster.com.

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