'Mall Cop' top DVD rental of 2009

Dec. 28, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Calif., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The big-screen comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" was the year's No. 1 DVD rental in the United States, the rental kiosk operator redbox announced Monday.

The company said "Mall Cop" was responsible for 4.5 million of 2009's 350 million redbox rentals.

Coming in at No. 2 on the list of the most-rented DVDs of 2009 is "The Proposal," followed by "Taken" at No. 3, "Gran Torino" at No. 4 and "Knowing" at No. 5.

The year's top five "bromances" were led by "I Love You, Man" at No. 1; "Year One" at No. 2; "My Best Friend's Girl" at No. 3; "Pineapple Express" at No. 4; and "Role Models" at No. 5.

Topping the roster for adrenaline rushes is "Taken" at No. 1; "Knowing" at No. 2; "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" at No. 3; "Obsessed" at No. 4; and "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" at No. 5.

The best-renting chick flick is "The Proposal," followed by "Bride Wars" at No. 2; "He's Just Not That into You" at No. 3; "17 Again" at No. 4; and "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" at No. 5.

"Gran Torino" led the field of top-renting tearjerkers, followed by "Marley & Me" at No. 2; "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" at No. 3; "Seven Pounds" at No. 4; and "The Soloist" at No. 5.

"Bedtime Stories" was No. 1 on redbox's list of family fun movies, followed by "Bolt" at No. 2; "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" at No. 3; "Up" at No. 4; and "Hotel for Dogs" at No. 5.

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