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'Sherlock Holmes' Tops Weekly BLOCKBUSTER(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Renting DVDs'
Apr 06, 2010 (05:04 PM EDT)


DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending April 4 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 4, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side  
  3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel  
  4. Brothers
  5. The Men Who Stare at Goats
  6. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  7. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  8. 2012
  9. Up in the Air
  10. The Fourth Kind

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel  
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. Passion of the Christ
  4. The Blind Side
  5. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  6. The Princess and the Frog  
  7. Alice in Wonderland: 1951 Special Un-Anniversary Edition  
  8. Here Comes Peter Cottontail  
  9. Clash of the Titans  
  10. The Ten Commandments

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel  
  3. The Blind Side  
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon  
  5. Brothers
  6. 2012
  7. Did You Hear About the Morgans?    
  8. An Education
  9. Up in the Air
  10. Law Abiding Citizen  

Top 10 Renting Blu-ray Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. Brothers
  4. The Men Who Stare at Goats  
  5. Ninja Assassin
  6. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  7. 2012
  8. Up in the Air
  9. The Hurt Locker
  10. Armored

Top 10 Renting Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. 2012
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  5. Brothers
  6. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  7. Forrest Gump
  8. The Fourth Kind
  9. Fantastic Mr. Fox
  10. The Hurt Locker

Top 10 Selling Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel  
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. The Blind Side
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  5. Planet 51
  6. Twilight
  7. The Ten Commandments
  8. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  9. 2012
  10. Ninja Assassin

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 4, 2010:

  1. God of War III – PS3
  2. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – X360  
  3. Just Cause 2 – X360  
  4. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – PS3
  5. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – X360
  6. New Super Mario Bros. – Wii
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – PS3
  8. MLB 2K10 – X360
  9. Dante's Inferno – X360
  10. Army of Two: The 40th Day – X360

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, April 13, 2010:

  • Pirate Radio
  • Crazy on the Outside
  • The Missing Person
  • Tenderness
  • Three Kingdoms
  • Defendor
  • Storm Seekers
  • The Slammin' Salmon
  • Ice Twisters
  • Director
  • Creature of Darkness
  • One Peace at a Time
  • Espiral
  • Entre Piernas

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.

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.