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'Sherlock Holmes' Tops Weekly Blockbuster(R) Hit List of 'Top 10 Renting DVDs' for the Second Week in a Row

DALLAS, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Topping the BLOCKBUSTER® (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) Hit List of "Top 10 Renting DVD Titles" for the week ending April 11 - for the second 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 11, 2010:

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

Top 10 Selling DVD Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 11, 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. Clash of the Titans
  7. Alice in Wonderland: 1951 Special Un-Anniversary Edition
  8. Passion of the Christ
  9. Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?
  10. The Boondock Saints

Top 10 Online Renting DVD Titles at Blockbuster.com for the week ending April 11, 2010:

  1. The Blind Side
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  4. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  5. Brothers
  6. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  7. 2012
  8. Did You Hear About the Morgans?
  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 11, 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. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  9. Up in the Air
  10. The Hurt Locker

Top 10 Renting Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 11, 2010:

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. The Blind Side
  3. 2012
  4. Up in the Air
  5. Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans
  6. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  7. Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  8. Forrest Gump
  9. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  10. Planet 51

Top 10 Selling Digital Titles on BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® for the week ending April 11, 2010:

  1. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  2. Sherlock Holmes
  3. The Twilight Saga: New Moon
  4. Ninja Assassin
  5. The Hangover
  6. The Blind Side
  7. The Boondock Saints: All Saints Day
  8. Twilight
  9. Barbie in a Mermaid Tale
  10. Planet 51

Top 10 Renting Video Game Titles at U.S. BLOCKBUSTER stores for the week ending April 11, 2010:

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

These DVD Rental New Releases are hitting the streets Tuesday, April 20, 2010:

  • The Lovely Bones
  • Crazy Heart
  • The Young Victoria
  • 44 Inch Chest
  • Uncertainty
  • Cloud 9
  • Body Language
  • Deadly Impact
  • Peacock
  • Neowolf
  • Mammoth
  • Jack and the Beanstalk

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.

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