Redbox parent Coinstar, which has rocked the home entertainment market, saw profits surge nearly sevenfold to $54 million from $8.5 million last quarter.
Blockbuster is bringing back its "Guaranteed Availability" program for the first time since declaring bankruptcy in 2010.
Redbox is no longer renting movies for $1 a day.
Blockbuster is tired of seeing red.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%