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March 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 February, 2002 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2001
$1159.8
390.0
$189.7
52.0
$1349.5
2002
$ 968.5
364.0
$390.1
120.0
$1358.6
Difference
-16.5%
-6.7%
105.6%
130.8%
.7%

The average VHS rental price at the end of February was $2.66 (Down 10%).

The average DVD rental price at the end of February was $3.25 (Down 10%).



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Don't Say A Word
$ 8.43
$ 8.46
Hardball (2001)
$ 4.11
$ 4.13
"O"
$ 3.33
$ 3.35
Rat Race
$ 2.99
$17.21
Hearts In Atlantis
$ 2.31
$ 6.59
Fast And The Furious, The
$ 1.76
$34.17
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
$ 1.74
$ 8.68
Atlantis: Lost Empire, The
$ 1.72
$10.69
Glass House, The (2001)
$ 1.65
$18.17
Jeepers Creepers
$ 1.42
$19.25

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Don't Say A Word
$ 5.22
$ 5.33
Hardball (2001)
$ 2.08
$ 2.13
Hearts In Atlantis
$ 1.80
$ 4.55
Rat Race
$ 1.76
$ 9.16
"O"
$ 1.46
$ 1.50
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
$ 1.19
$ 4.54
Kiss Of The Dragon
$ .79
$ 8.00
What's The Worst That Could Happen?
$ .70
$ 9.06
Glass House, The (2001)
$ .68
$ 8.56
Fast And The Furious,The
$ .67
$16.96



Current Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$105.0
15.57%
Universal
$100.9
14.97%
Warner Home Video
$ 72.5
10.75%
Paramount Home Video
$ 66.4
9.85%
20th Century Fox
$ 64.6
9.58%

Current Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Universal
$54.3
17.34%
Columbia TriStar
$41.7
13.31%
Warner Home Video
$34.1
10.89%
Paramount Home Video
$33.8
10.79%
20th Century Fox
$33.3
10.62%