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
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%