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Redbox Names Most- and Least-Romantic U.S. Cities

Feb 12 2013 12:00AM

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OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- In the spirit of Valentine's Day, Redbox announced its list of the most- and least-romantic U.S. cities today. Marquette, Mich. was declared the most romantic, based on the total number of romance-related rentals last year. Popular titles that helped heat up American homes in 2012 ranged from The Vow to This Means War and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.

Below is the top-10 list of most- and least-romantic cities:

10 Most Romantic Cities

1) Marquette, Mich.
2) Greenville, N.C.
3) La Crosse, Wis.
4) Ames, Iowa
5) Greensboro, N.C.
6) Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo, Mich.
7) Wausau, Wis.
8) Madison, Wis.
9) Green Bay, Wis.
10) Cedar Rapids, Iowa

10 Least Romantic Cities

1) Laredo, Texas
2) Midland, Texas
3) El Centro, Calif.
4) Victoria, Texas
5) Odessa, Texas
6) McAllen, Texas
7) Houston, Texas
8) Bakersfield, Calif.
9) Fresno, Calif.
10) Beaumont, Texas

This Valentine's Day, Redbox has tons of movies for any romantic palate, from Hope Springs, to The Five-Year Engagement and What to Expect When You're Expecting.

Additionally, this Valentine's Day consumers can give their sweethearts, teachers, friends and parents the gift of movie love with valentine-themed Redbox eGifts, which are available for purchase at redbox.com/gifts and can be shared via email, text or Facebook. Terms and conditions apply to Redbox eGifts. For additional details please visit redbox.com/gifts.

About Redbox

Redbox Automated Retail, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), offers new-release DVD, Blu-ray Disc™ and video-game rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks. Redbox has rented more than 2.5 billion discs and is available at approximately 43,000 kiosks across 35,500 locations nationwide, including leading grocery, drug and convenience stores, and select Walgreens, Walmart and McDonald's locations in some markets. For more information, visit redbox.com.



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Source: Marketwire


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