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May 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 April, 2002 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2001
$2161
721
$358
96
$2519
2002
$1850
686
$782
238
$2632
Difference
-14%
-5%
119%
148%
4.5%

The average VHS rental price at the end of April was $2.70 (Down 10%).

The average DVD rental price at the end of April was $3.29 (Down 11%).

To date, the combined rental business experienced an overall increase of 4.5%.



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Revenue to Date
Domestic Disturbance
$ 5.21
Spy Game (2001)
$10.36
Black Knight
$ 4.19
Serendipity
$ 7.52
Training Day
$31.05
Bandits (2000)
$11.77
Thirteen Ghosts
$11.45
Riding In Cars With Boys
$15.33
K-Pax
$13.34
Don't Say A Word
$40.67

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Revenue to Date
Domestic Disturbance
$ 3.98
Black Knight
$ 2.69
Bandits (2000)
$ 9.72
Spy Game (2001 Widescreen)
$ 5.19
Serendipity
$ 4.59
Training Day
$20.25
Thirteen Ghosts
$ 7.35
Spy Game (2001)
$ 3.27
K-Pax
$ 9.62
Riding In Cars With Boys
$ 8.06



Current Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$166.3
13.69%
Universal
$165.0
13.58%
Buena Vista Home Ent.
$156.3
12.87%
Warner Home Video
$153.9
12.67%
20th Century Fox
$133.5
10.99%

Current Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Universal
$88.2
14.99%
Warner Home Video
$80.0
13.59%
Columbia TriStar
$71.6
12.16%
20th Century Fox
$69.1
11.75%
Buena Vista Home Ent.
$66.4
11.28%