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Redbox's 10 Most Rented Films Of 2013 Reveal People Really Like Melissa McCarthy

by Kevin Jagernauth
December 24, 2013 11:02 AM
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Identity Thief Jason Bateman Melissa McCarthy

Sometimes it's hard to tell if the buzz around an actor or actress exists simply among entertainment writers or has currency in the real world. And so, when Melissa McCarthy broke out in 2011 with "Bridesmaids," earning an Oscar nomination (among other accolades) it remained to be seen if that success would be a springboard to future hits. And indeed it was.

2013 saw McCarthy deliver two box office comedy hits with "Identity Thief" and "The Heat," and not only were they big at the theater, they were big at home too. Redbox has revealed their most rented titles of 2013 and those movies take the top two slots. As for the rest of the ten? No big shockers really, though more people than we ever thought possible were interested in the Kevin James thing "Here Comes The Boom." 

Other stats of note: "The Imposter" was the most rented documentary. "World War Z" was the most rented Blu-ray, while "The Avengers" was the most streamed. And the title to hit one million rentals fastest? "Olympus Has Fallen." Lastly, "Now You See Me" was in the top ten for 63 days, longer than any other movie.

Full list below. [via Dark Horizons]

Redbox's 10 Most Rented Films Of 2013

1. Identity Thief
2. The Heat
3. World War Z
4. Flight
5. Olympus Has Fallen
6. Django Unchained
7. Grown Ups 2
8. White House Down
9. Here Comes the Boom
10. Now You See Me

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  • jervaise brooke hamster | December 25, 2013 12:17 AMReply

    I want to bugger Melissa McCarthy, I`m not kiddin`, all that extra arse-flesh would squash and squeeze my dick even more than the arse-hole itself ! ! !.

  • Glass | December 26, 2013 6:14 PM

    A comment with a cuss word in it isn't allowed, but THIS is??^^

  • paul | December 24, 2013 3:42 PMReply

    This only proves who uses redbox. Not that she is famous.

  • Alex | December 24, 2013 1:12 PMReply

    Olympus Has Fallen AND White House Down??!! Proves how confused and dumb people are when faced with the Redbox.

  • Eric | December 24, 2013 2:00 PM

    How does this prove that exactly? It just seems to prove to me that a large majority of renters were interested in seeing shit blow up. I saw both of these films in theaters and never felt confused or dumb about it. Should I also feel dumb for seeing Infamous and Capote? What's your point here?

    Oh I get it. You're such a loser that you have to try and pretend you're better than others based on their movie renting habits. Fix yourself and stop putting down others.

  • Glass | December 24, 2013 12:14 PMReply

    I'm leaving this planet in a hot air balloon now byyye

  • bacon and cabbage | December 24, 2013 12:03 PMReply

    wait till Rex Reed reads this

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