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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0  4 meses atrás +2443

    Animation by br-plus.net/channel/UCZj7QQVYbWAVeQdCLBXZiyw

    • - RAIZETU -
      - RAIZETU - 8 dias atrás

      There's a blockbuster in farmington I think

    • Zombie TGD
      Zombie TGD 17 dias atrás

      loveee the animation man!!!, really wouldn't mind if you become a, animation channel

    • IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ
      IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ 26 dias atrás

      @White Alliance// yooo you watch cr1tiKaL?? neattt. i checked out that other channel you are linked to. "seek the truth" i think is the channel? well cool.

    • Alamda Ali
      Alamda Ali 2 meses atrás

      *BLOCKBUSTER HAS A STREAMING SERVICE IN DENMARK AND SWEDEN!!!* look it up, it's run by TDC Group.

    • magmand
      magmand 2 meses atrás

      We still got Blockbusters streaming in denmark

  • Nick and Jessica Moore
    Nick and Jessica Moore 2 horas atrás

    Whoa...production quality just went up. Next month Charlie stars in die so hard twice 2 the reckoning with his co-star Keanu reeves

  • mica720x
    mica720x 6 horas atrás

    3:40

  • The Gaint Lobster
    The Gaint Lobster 12 horas atrás

    Back in August, i went to the 9/11 memorial museum over here in NYC and in one part of the museum where you can view found items left by those who had perished i found someone's old mostly burnt Blockbuster card over there.

  • Foxight
    Foxight 13 horas atrás

    I remember there being a Blockbuster somewhere close to me.
    Now it's gone.

  • Morgan Matteson
    Morgan Matteson 15 horas atrás

    I clearly remember renting a bee movie dvd from blockbuster and how excited I was

  • Yeetus urethrus
    Yeetus urethrus 15 horas atrás

    Ah yes, i remember when my town had a blockbuster....its a shame it went out of business, rip blockbuster

    Damn i feel old for saying that, and im only 18 lol

  • Dry Guy
    Dry Guy 17 horas atrás

    I think the earliest memory I have is from a goddamn block buster. The fondest one to, renting a movie with my dad back in simpler times.
    I live 2 hours away from the last blockbuster.

    I have a pilgrimage to go on.

  • Christian Rosales
    Christian Rosales 19 horas atrás +1

    There was actually two Blockbusters near each other where I live. One shut down before the other.

  • BigPhil785
    BigPhil785 19 horas atrás

    Anyone else remember the store Movie Gallery?

  • SweetP’s Old Shit
    SweetP’s Old Shit 23 horas atrás

    I think about BlockBuster a lot.

  • Metalhead
    Metalhead Dia atrás

    i miss seeing blockbuster on every third street corner

  • the person
    the person 2 dias atrás +1

    (A new challenger approaches) DISNEY+
    Netflix: What the fuuuu💣💣💥💥💥💥🤯🤯🤯

  • the person
    the person 2 dias atrás +1

    I still have a block buster disc its spiderman 2

  • Carry Me Anego
    Carry Me Anego 2 dias atrás

    This is sad :(

  • Comrade Buildong
    Comrade Buildong 2 dias atrás

    I literally thought about it today. About how Netflix FUCKING DESTROYED IT.

  • christian m
    christian m 2 dias atrás

    I got to keep like 6 movies since they closed

  • Iron clad lad
    Iron clad lad 2 dias atrás

    I remember a blockbuster near the house I've lived in all my life. Went there once, went again when it became a Halloween store, and now I occasional go for pollo loco.

  • Nate Draws
    Nate Draws 3 dias atrás

    Yo it was gone in the US before i was even born in mexico it was gone by 2016 i think

  • Annabel Castellanos
    Annabel Castellanos 3 dias atrás +1

    Oof
    We all know what happened to Enron

  • offical _GALAXY
    offical _GALAXY 4 dias atrás

    Lol I live where the last blockbuster is

  • Shannon Briggs
    Shannon Briggs 4 dias atrás +1

    I’ll forever miss going to Blockbuster with my mum every Friday to rent a film/game for the weekend.

  • Andrew Zbinden
    Andrew Zbinden 5 dias atrás

    And now, a moment of silence for Blockbuster.

  • Maribelle
    Maribelle 5 dias atrás

    Pitch for Blockbuster: Basically Netflix with only new releases. ...idk if it already exists and I’m not gonna do any research but yeah... 🤷🏻‍♀️

  • TheOriginalCast `
    TheOriginalCast ` 6 dias atrás

    Keep doing these ur good at em

  • Spunk
    Spunk 6 dias atrás

    story time animation??

  • The Anarcho-Luthierist
    The Anarcho-Luthierist 7 dias atrás

    im not gonna look for it now, but i still have the last vhs tape i ever rented from there... "SLC punk" starring mathew lilliard... i hate movies that constantly break the fourth wall (ferris bueller style) but i still have it in a closet for some reason...
    another great example is kodak - kodak invented the digital camera, and then doubled down on film...
    but the best brick and mortar/cyber fail paradigm was montgomery wards - they were the only game in town for mail order products in america for over a goddamned century - you could order whole houses and cars and shit through their catalog - but they were spending money on their mall stores when they could've been transforming those catalogs into a website for a fraction of the cost - they could've been Amazon...

  • Steve Padilla
    Steve Padilla 7 dias atrás

    My family was a Hollywood video/ game crazy family we got all of our games and movies there but eventually it closed and if I remember correctly it's a yoshinoya and taco Bell now lmao

  • HammerMeister1999
    HammerMeister1999 8 dias atrás

    Might just be one of those self conjured memory deals but i vaguely remember Blockbuster also trying to compete with Redbox for a little bit. I swear as a kid i saw a machine at a store that looked like a Redbox but was Blockbuster branded. I say it might be self conjured tho bc i kept expecting you to bring it up and you didnt.

  • Nikolas Stoebick
    Nikolas Stoebick 8 dias atrás

    Redbox was the true killer

  • JackInTheBloxys
    JackInTheBloxys 8 dias atrás

    Really? I went to a blockbuster 5 years ago and its still there.

  • Emmanuel Glazer
    Emmanuel Glazer 8 dias atrás

    We had a blockbuster for a long time in Fairbanks up until 2017 I think

  • Astro
    Astro 9 dias atrás

    Even in animation. He still has a white shirt

  • Brian Ortiz
    Brian Ortiz 9 dias atrás

    I think GameStop is losing money is because they don’t wanna pay a littl extra for return games and people would rather get the game online cheaper or from another place who would give more like independently ran game shops

  • Doggo
    Doggo 9 dias atrás

    Suck it nerds, we have the last Blockbuster on the planet here in Oregon!

  • Yakkzy
    Yakkzy 9 dias atrás

    How is family video still in business, it's pretty much just blockbuster but older

  • J. Seagroves
    J. Seagroves 9 dias atrás

    I never did the research, I just always assumed Redbox was the killer of block buster.
    I remember after Redbox started and got popular seeing Blue box? Wasnt that owned by Block Buster? Another example of them trying to copy cat an idea too late.

  • PaidRandom
    PaidRandom 9 dias atrás

    Partnered with Enron? Lol damn block, WTF... You were destined to lose

  • Clorox
    Clorox 9 dias atrás

    I still have a Netflix disc case

  • Aesthetic Deluxe
    Aesthetic Deluxe 9 dias atrás

    I prefer Hulu over Netflix tbh

  • alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6
    alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6 10 dias atrás

    i really liked netflix back in the day
    in 2004 or 2005 i dont remember really well, we stopped going to blockbuster forever and never went back because of netflix
    my dad and mom got 2 dvd's in the mail at a time and me and my sister got 2 dvds in the mail, so i just added games to the list for my dvd
    it was pretty sweet

  • s a s h a
    s a s h a 11 dias atrás

    There is a shop in Melbourne but hardly no one goes there anymore.

  • Ryan Baker
    Ryan Baker 11 dias atrás

    Does anyone remember Hollywood Video?

  • J P
    J P 11 dias atrás +1

    I too often think of blockbuster.
    As well as $1 double cheeseburgers at McDonald's (not that 2 dollar "mcdouble" bullshit with 1 piece of cheese. Like Seriously WTF)

  • Bailey Knapp
    Bailey Knapp 12 dias atrás

    Didnt expect this, but just got slaughtered by the feels man

  • Mr.Fear
    Mr.Fear 12 dias atrás +1

    I remember sneaking to the 14-18+ section to get a little peak....

  • Mango
    Mango 12 dias atrás +1

    At least I could rent one movie when I was young TT

  • nuclear mutant
    nuclear mutant 13 dias atrás

    In fort Wayne Indiana they have like 40 of those motherfukers now we have like 39 I don't know if it's just me but I haven't noticed the drop in my backwards state

  • Wasteland Wasted
    Wasteland Wasted 13 dias atrás

    Red Box busted em' up pretty good , too

  • Cacutor
    Cacutor 13 dias atrás +3

    All the people who still had games and movies rented when they shut down must have been happy

  • Everett Ramsdell
    Everett Ramsdell 14 dias atrás

    Hey you forgot to talk about how computers got fasterand much better than they were in people or just illegally downloading movies on their computers taking from Blockbuster.

  • The Drizzle 404
    The Drizzle 404 14 dias atrás

    I still miss Game Crazy. It was way better than Gamestop. Unfortunately it was dragged down with Hollywood Video.

  • The Hype
    The Hype 15 dias atrás

    I hated Blockbuster. It's the reason why my local video store, "Downtown News amd Video" closed down (Rip Downtown News and Video 1986-2003). Blockbuster felt so artificial and emotionless for a video store. I don't really see why people miss Blockbuster so much, since there still are a few local video stores left (as little as there are). So it's not like when Blockbuster died, that every video store died.

  • Ken Wolfrum
    Ken Wolfrum 15 dias atrás +2

    Only 22, but I definitely remember the “no more late fees” advertisements. To this day, there is a Family Video bike-riding distance from my house.

  • Sarah Smith
    Sarah Smith 16 dias atrás

    God, I still have memories of that day I noticed the blockbuster was gone. W. Gandy Blvd. Blockbuster....you will be missed RIP

  • George Greenville
    George Greenville 17 dias atrás

    I think an extremely wealthy person should try and bring it back, that would be the top story on the internet. No doubt in my mind.

  • Verifiedgaming420
    Verifiedgaming420 18 dias atrás

    I like the new way family video is staying relevant in wny and that's they started selling cbd

  • NauticLee
    NauticLee 18 dias atrás

    I'm late but whatever. Blockbuster was so much better than Redbox. Redbox was alright if u were the first to the box that day. Otherwise every other disc is gone. Blockbuster was superior in games as well. They had more than 1 or 2 copies of popular games unlike redbox. RIP Blockbuster.

  • Jargon JJ
    Jargon JJ 18 dias atrás

    Family Video was better because they had a hidden porn section. I would sneak back there as a teenager. I was caught many times.

  • DA MAN667
    DA MAN667 18 dias atrás

    I remember when Netflix was a mail service lmbo