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January 2002
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In response to the many requests we have received for video rental information, Blackflix.com magazine is pleased to present our monthly Video Rental Report.


 

Total VHS and DVD rental business for the United States between January and the end of December, 2001 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2000
$7440.2
2522.0
$531.0
130.0
$7971.2
2001
$6973.4
2246.0
$1536.8
415.0
$8510.2
Difference
-6.3%
-10.9%
189.4%
219.12%
6.8%

The average VHS rental price at the end of December was $3.10 in 2001 (Up 5.2%).

The average DVD rental price at the end of December was $3.70 per rental (Down -9.3%).



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Princess Diaries, The
$ 7.41
$13.57
Rush Hour 2
$ 7.01
$24.17
Score, The (2001)
$ 5.99
$17.00
Pearl Harbor (2001)
$ 5.43
$25.83
Moulin Rouge (2001)
$ 4.94
$ 8.96
Scary Movie 2
$ 4.68
$ 9.79
Evolution
$ 4.65
$ 4.69
Jurassic Park III
$ 4.37
$17.32
Legally Blonde
$ 3.40
$32.18
America's Sweethearts
$ 3.34
$28.39

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Rush Hour 2
$ 3.78
$11.53
Score, The (2001)
$ 3.22
$ 8.70
Pearl Harbor (2001)
$ 3.11
$12.74
Scary Movie 2
$ 2.96
$ 5.91
Jurassic Park III
$ 2.73
$ 8.98
Moulin Rouge (2001)
$ 2.03
$ 3.72
Evolution
$ 1.87
$ 1.90
Princess Diaries, The
$ 1.79
$ 3.30
America's Sweethearts
$ 1.50
$10.32
Swordfish
$ 1.36
$15.10



Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$840.8
16.41%
Warner Home Video
$690.4
13.48%
Paramount Home Video
$564.6
11.02%
Universal
$508.6
9.93%
20th Century Fox
$498.0
9.72%

Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$201.8
15.96%
Warner Home Video
$168.9
13.36%
Paramount Home Video
$136.8
10.82%
Universal
$130.5
10.32%
20th Century Fox
$119.4
9.44%