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
Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%