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December 2001
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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 November, 2001 compared to the prior year breaks down as follows: (in millions).
VHS
DVD
Year
Revenue
Turns
Revenue
Turns
Total
2000
6697
2275
443
106
7140
2001
6335
2059
1321
356
7656
Difference
-5%
-9%
+198%
+236%
+7%

The average VHS rental price at the end of November was $3.08 (up 4.5% over last year).

The average DVD rental price at the end of November was $3.71 (down -11.% over last year).



End Of Month Top 10 VHS rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Planet Of The Apes (2001)
$ 12.10
$ 12.12
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
$ 10.95
$ 11.02
America's Sweethearts
$ 7.57
$ 14.76
Shrek
$ 6.85
$ 27.93
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
$ 6.80
$ 14.20
Legally Blonde
$ 5.89
$ 19.80
Swordfish
$ 5.51
$ 25.44
Animal, The
$ 3.84
$ 18.53
Dr. Dolittle 2
$ 3.13
$ 20.36
Along Came A Spider
$ 2.46
$ 31.94

End Of Month Top 10 DVD rentals (in millions).
Title
Weekly Revenue
Revenue to Date
Planet Of The Apes (2001)
$ 4.24
$ 4.67
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
$ 3.67
$ 3.69
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
$ 3.40
$ 7.36
America's Sweethearts
$ 2.54
$ 4.97
Swordfish
$ 2.10
$ 9.64
Shrek
$ 2.01
$ 9.13
Legally Blonde
$ 1.99
$ 7.04
Animal, The Special Edition
$ 1.20
$ 5.59
Dr. Dolittle 2
$ .89
$ 5.87
Planet Of The Apes (1968)
$ .83
$ .87



Top Five Studios - VHS Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$ 773.2
16.55%
Warner Home Video
$ 635.0
13.59%
Paramount Home Video
$ 517.3
11.07%
Universal
$ 460.9
9.86%
20th Century Fox
$ 453.2
9.70%

Top Five Studios - DVD Rentals
Studio
Revenue (in millions)
Market Share
Columbia TriStar
$ 177.8
16.33%
Warner Home Video
$ 148.0
13.60%
Paramount Home Video
$ 115.7
10.63%
Universal
$ 111.5
10.24%
20th Century Fox
$ 100.9
9.26%