'The Hurt Locker' Tops Weekly BLOCKBUSTER(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Rented DVDs'

Jan 19, 2010, 20:39 ET from Blockbuster

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Rented DVD Titles" for the week ending Jan. 17 is "The Hurt Locker." Based on the personal wartime experiences of journalist Mark Boal, Director Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq War-set action thriller "The Hurt Locker" presents the conflict in the Middle East from the perspective of those who witnessed the fighting firsthand -- the soldiers.

BLOCKBUSTER® Hit List

Top 10 Renting DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. The Hurt Locker
  2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  3. Fame
  4. Halloween II
  5. Tyler Perry's – I Can Do Bad All By Myself
  6. All About Steve
  7. The Hangover
  8. Inglourious Basterds
  9. A Perfect Getaway
  10. The Final Destination

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. Tyler Perry's – I Can Do Bad All By Myself
  2. The Hurt Locker
  3. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  4. The Hangover
  5. Halloween II
  6. The Heartbreak Kid
  7. Failure to Launch
  8. Save the Last Dance
  9. Kiss the Girls
  10. Zodiac

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. The Hurt Locker
  2. The Hangover
  3. Inglourious Basterds
  4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  5. Fame
  6. District 9
  7. Public Enemies
  8. A Perfect Getaway
  9. Post Grad
  10. Tyler Perry's – I Can Do Bad All By Myself

Top 10 Renting Blu Ray DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. The Hurt Locker
  2. Halloween II
  3. District 9
  4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  5. The Final Destination
  6. Inglourious Basterds
  7. Ninja
  8. Paranormal Activity
  9. The Hangover
  10. Public Enemies

Top 10 Download-to-Rent Movie Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. Inglourious Basterds
  2. Public Enemies
  3. Angels & Demons
  4. Post Grad
  5. Jennifer's Body
  6. All About Steve
  7. The Hangover
  8. The Final Destination
  9. (500) Days of Summer
  10. A Perfect Getaway

Top 10 Download-to-Own Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. Moon
  2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  3. Dexter: It's Alive: Season 2, Ep 1
  4. Dexter: Our Father: Season 3, Ep 1
  5. Dexter: Si Se Puede: Season 3, Ep 6
  6. Tyler Perry's – I Can Do Bad All By Myself
  7. Dexter: All in the Family: Season 3, Ep 4
  8. Dexter: Turning Biminese: Season 3, Ep 5
  9. Dexter: The Damage a Man Can Do: Season 3, Ep 8
  10. Dexter: About Last Night: Season 3, Ep 9

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending Jan. 17, 2010:

  1. Army of Two: The 40th Day – X360
  2. Army of Two: The 40th Day – PS3
  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – X360
  4. New Super Mario Bros. – Wii
  5. Darksiders – X360
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – PS3
  7. Darksiders – PS3
  8. Left 4 Dead 2 – X360
  9. Assassin's Creed 2 – X360
  10. Bayonetta – X360

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010:

  • Michael Jackson's This Is It
  • Surrogates
  • Saw VI
  • Whip It
  • I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell
  • Bright Star
  • The Boys Are Back
  • Little Ashes
  • Soul Power
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Fireball
  • St. Trinian's
  • Tennessee
  • Lost City Raiders
  • The Donner Party
  • Spongebob Squarepants: Viking-Sized Adventure
  • I Heart Jonas
  • Go Diego Go!: Lion Cub Rescue
  • Moscow Belgium

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

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