About Blockbuster

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Blockbuster was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1985 and is a leading global provider of in-home rental, retail movie and game entertainment.

In 22 years, Blockbuster has grown from a single video rental store to nearly 9000 company-operated and franchised stores throughout the US and 23 other countries.
The first Blockbuster store in the UK opened in March 1989 and the UK is now the largest Blockbuster business outside the US, with around 700 stores and about 4.2 million member accounts.
In September 2002, Blockbuster UK introduced its online DVD rental service and now provides the latest releases on DVD from a choice of classic titles, foreign films, music, interactive game, language and popular TV series.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, 4th April 2006.