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MEDIA (TRADITIONAL) | Film & Video
blockbuster.com

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Founded Year

1985

Stage

Asset Sale | AssetsPurchased

About Blockbuster

Blockbuster is an American-based provider of home movie and video game rental services through video rental shops, DVD-by-mail, streaming, video on demand, and cinema theater.

Blockbuster Headquarter Location

9601 S. Meridian Blvd.

Denver, Colorado, 80211,

United States

303-723-1000

Latest Blockbuster News

Blockbuster Video inspired BAR set to open soon in the Northern Quarter

Jan 13, 2022

Blockbuster Video inspired BAR set to open soon in the Northern Quarter The distinctive blue and yellow of the 90s video shop is back in the city centre - but this time as a cocktail bar Subscribe to our daily What's On newsletter to keep up with what's happening around Greater Manchester Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later. Click here We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice A new cocktail bar inspired by the rental shop Blockbuster Video appears to be getting ready to open in Manchester's Northern Quarter . The distinctive blue and yellow branding of Blockbuster, including logos bearing the name "Blockbusters NQ", have been emblazoned on a unit on Oldham Street in the city centre. And an instagram page for the new bar , @BlockbustersNQ has said it is "coming soon" to the bustling hipster district of the city. Signs for "Blockbusters NQ" have got people talking Messages on the BlockbustersNQ social media account have said: "prepare for a video revolution" and "be kind rewind", a famous slogan of the VHS rental era. Revellers in the Northern Quarter have now been keen to find out when it will be opening and if the inside of the bar will ALSO look like an old Blockbuster video shop. For those who may not recall the pre-streaming rental era of the 90s and 00s, Blockbuster was an American giant that swiftly expanded across the UK to feed demand for home videos and latterly DVDs to watch the latest movies at home. Now it appears to be fitting firmly into the "nostalgia" category for many. Coming soon... An image of an old video cassettte was shared on the cocktail bar's Instagram page, but as yet works inside the venue have not given any clues to the decor. When CityLife asked the bar owners for a comment they said that more information would be "coming soon". The new bar holds the promise of recalling the heady days when Blockbuster stores were a mainstay on most high streets. An old Blockbuster Video store - where dreams were made (Image: Paisley Daily Express) And when visits meant hoping and praying the VHS of Dancing with Wolves or Die Hard 2 hadn't already been booked out of your local Blockbuster store on a Friday or Saturday night. The growth of mail-order services and then on-demand internet streaming sites in the noughties sounded the death knell for the shop rental business, which began to close stores across the world in 2010. Only one franchised Blockbuster rental store remains open - in Oregon in the United States of America. Get the latest What's On news - from food and drink to music and nightlife - straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter . Read More

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Blockbuster Patents

Blockbuster has filed 4 patents.

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1/25/2012

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3/10/2015

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