Redbox: 'Identity Thief,' 'The Heat' Top Rentals of 201320 Dec, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Identity Thief, The Heat and World War Z were the top three rentals at Redbox kiosks in 2013, the company said Dec. 20.
Flight, Olympus Has Fallen, Django Unchained, Grown Ups 2, White House Down, Here Comes the Boom and Now You See Me rounded out the top 10.
“For the third year in a row, comedy and action titles have taken over our list of the most popular movie rentals,” said Kiera Hynninen, SVP of marketing at Redbox. “With Identity Thief, The Heat and World War Z topping the charts it’s clear that Americans are looking to escape into a world of laughter and thrills.”
Melissa McCarthy (Identity Thief, The Heat) was the most-rented actress while Bruce Willis (Red 2, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, A Good Day to Die Hard) topped the most-rented actors list.
Olympus Has Fallen was the fastest movie to pass 1 million rentals (three days), while Now You See Me was among the daily top 10 rentals the longest (63 days). World War Z was the top-renting Blu-ray Disc while The Imposter was the top-renting documentary. The most-streamed Redbox Instant title was The Avengers.