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October 2001
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In response to the many requests we have received for video rental information, Blackflix.com magazine is pleased to announce our new Video Rental Report which will appear in each issue from now on.


Total VHS and DVD rental business for the United States between January and September 23, 2001 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2000
5584
1895
349
84
5934
2001
5207
1719
1022
274
6228
Difference
-7%
-9%
+192%
+226%
+5%

The average VHS rental price at the end of September was $3.03 (up 2.8% over last year).

The average DVD rental price at the end of September was $3.73 (down -10.% over last year).



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Spy Kids
$ 5.86
$ 5.92
Blow
$ 4.66
$ 11.70
Driven
$ 3.82
$ 3.84
Someone Like You (2000)
$ 3.49
$ 3.49
Crocodile Dundee In Los Angeles
$ 2.75
$ 2.76
Exit Wounds
$ 2.64
$ 17.45
Hannibal
$ 2.34
$ 35.76
Tailor Of Panama
$ 2.29
$ 5.80
Joe Dirt
$ 2.25
$ 14.38
Memento
$ 2.13
$ 9.41

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Blow
$ 2.15
$ 5.34
Driven
$ 2.11
$ 2.13
Spy Kids
$ 1.53
$ 1.56
Exit Wounds
$ .98
$ 3.10
Someone Like You (2000)
$ .93
$ .94
Memento
$ .86
$ 2.22
15 Minutes
$ .75
$ 8.71
Tailor Of Panama
$ .69
$ 1.58
Joe Dirt
$ .65
$ 2.08
Hannibal
$ .58
$ 11.50



Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$ 625.4
16.06%
Warner Home Video
$ 513.5
13.18%
Paramount Home Video
$ 426.0
10.94%
Universal
$ 386.6
9.93%
20th Century Fox
$ 366.7
9.42%

Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$ 131.5
15.43%
Warner Home Video
$ 113.3
13.29%
Universal
$ 88.2
10.35%
Paramount Home Video
$ 85.8
10.06%
20th Century Fox
$ 75.8
8.89%