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April 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 March, 2002 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2001
$1696.6
568.0
$272.8
74.0
$1969.4
2002
$1428.0
534.0
$585.8
179.0
$2013.8
Difference
-15.8%
-6.0%
114.7%
141.9%
2.3%

The average VHS rental price at the end of March was $2.67 (Down 10%).

The average DVD rental price at the end of March was $3.27 (Down 11%).

To date, the combined rental business experienced an overall increase of 2.3%.



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Revenue to Date
Training Day
$ 8.54
Riding In Cars With Boys
$ 3.49
Joy Ride
$ 7.83
Don't Say A Word
$30.70
Heist (2001)
$ 7.51
Zoolander
$ 6.58
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
$12.42
Last Castle, The
$ 8.86
Hardball (2001)
$15.12
One, The
$ 8.26

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Revenue to Date
Training Day
$ 5.96
Joy Ride
$ 5.15
Riding In Cars With Boys
$ 2.14
Zoolander
$ 5.17
Heist (2001)
$ 4.52
Don't Say A Word
$17.88
Last Castle, The
$ 5.85
One, The
$ 6.10
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Widescreen)
$ 4.69
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
$ 3.95



Current Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$140.9
14.23%
Universal
$133.7
13.507%
Buena Vista Home Ent.
$132.3
13.35%
Warner Home Video
$111.2
11.23%
20th Century Fox
$110.2
11.12%

Current Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Universal
$69.7
14.87%
Columbia TriStar
$59.5
12.70%
20th Century Fox
$57.5
12.28%
Warner Home Video
$55.4
11.84%
Buena Vista Home Ent.
$55.0
11.74%