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Blockbuster Video

Blockbuster Video, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is the name of the biggest chain of video tape and DVD rental shops in North America, with shops in countries like Canada, the US, the UK and Australia.

Since 1994, it has been owned by Viacom. Blockbuster's first store opened on October 19, 1985.

As of 2003, Viacom says that it has 4,971 U.S. locations and 2,405 international locations, with more than 43 million U.S. households with Blockbuster memberships.

See also: Blockbuster (general meaning of the word)

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