Inside Redbox is the #1 "Unofficial" Redbox Online Community for Redbox Codes, News and more. Inside Redbox is not affiliated with Redbox Automated Retail, LLC.

Archive for March, 2009

March 17, 2009

March 21, 2009

Looks like certain movie studios might be wrong – Redbox is not really killing their profits!

A recent research study by the NPD Group and Adams Media Research – as well as internal numbers from Redbox – show that Redbox users are just as likely to buy DVD movies as anyone. It also notes that 23 million of the projected 77 million DVD sales by Redbox customers this year will come after the customer rented the movie from Redbox first.

So, it looks like that $1 for Redbox is turning into profits of over $391 million for the movie studios. Not bad for a company that some studios are trying to kill.

Anything else you want to whine about now, Universal?

Read the rest of this entry »

redbox-iphone-screenshot-1Just a quick update on the Inside Redbox iPhone App…

We are in the final approval stages with Apple, so the application should be ready sometime in the next week. This post will be updated with a link to the application as soon as it is available.

If you want to learn more about the Inside Redbox iPhone App, visit the App’s home page at:
http://appboxmobile.com/projects/inside-redbox-mobile/

We really think all of you iPhone users will enjoy this app. Leave a comment and let us know your thoughts.

Here is another Wednesday-only promo code from Redbox. There will be a new Wednesday code every Wednesday in March.

JBG123

Expires tonight (Wed, Mar 11) at midnight CST.

Update: Some users had problems using this code in the early morning hours due to a glitch at Redbox. This now appears to have been fixed. Because of this error, Redbox is going to add another Wednesday code the first week of April.

Boy in the Striped Pajamas PG-13
Starring: Vera Farmiga,David Thewlis,Rupert Friend
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer
Cadillac Records R
Starring: Adrien Brody,Cedric The Entertainer,Mos Def,Beyonce Knowles
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer
Casino Job R
Starring: Irina Voronina,Amylia Joiner
Genre:
Release Year: 2009
movie details / trailer
Happy-Go-Lucky R
Starring: Sally Hawkins,Eddie Marsan
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer
Milk R
Starring: James Franco,Josh Brolin,Sean Penn
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer
Rachel Getting Married R
Starring: Anne Hathaway,Debra Winger
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer
Transporter 3 PG-13
Starring: Jason Statham,Natalya Rudakova
Genre:
Release Year: 2008
movie details / trailer

Read the rest of this entry »

Monday Promo Code – March 9, 2009

Here is your Redbox promo code for Monday, March 9:

F3T9L6

Expires tonight (Mon, Mar 9) at midnight CST.

Don’t forget: Redbox has brought back Wednesday codes for the month of March. Signup for Insider Updates (use the form on the right —>) to be notified when the new code comes out.

Enjoy!

Redbox recently installed its first kiosks in New York City, both at Walgreens. One is in the Empire State Building, and another at One Times Square. Previously the closest kiosks to the area were found in Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ.

Redbox VP of Marketing Gary Lancina also mentioned that Redbox has now served over 37 million customers since their launch.
Read the rest of this entry »

As mentioned in an earlier post, Universal filed a motion for dismissal of the lawsuit that Redbox brought against it in October of last year. In a recent amendment to that motion, Universal resorted to name-calling, calling Redbox a “jilted distributor”.

On March 5, Redbox filed their response to the motion, in part saying:

“Making unwarranted attacks on opposing counsel or stating snappy one-liners is not a substitute for legal reasoning. Such tactics do not allow Universal to avoid the effect of [Redbox’s] well-pled allegations. Universal’s motion to dismiss must be denied. No amount of name calling by Universal can, or should, change that result.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Here is your first Wednesday code Redbox is giving out in March.

75EA16

Expires tonight (Wed, Mar 4) at midnight CST.

Stay tuned every Monday and Wednesday in March for a new one-day code. And, as always, get even more free Redbox rentals on the Redbox Codes page.

Earlier in the day reports started surfacing that Blockbuster was hiring an outside firm to discuss the possibility of a bankruptcy filing. Their stock fell over 75% before the markets closed, as many investors sold on fears over the filing.

CNN Money is now reporting that Blockbuster has hired Kirkland & Ellis “for assistance with our ongoing finance and capital-raising initiave”, according to Blockbuster spokeswoman Karen Raskopf.

So, it looks like they are not filing for bankruptcy, but the question remains: is Blockbuster in such a precarious situation that even a small hint at bankruptcy causes mass panic?

Blockbuster’s relevance in this marketplace keeps shrinking. Your move, Blockbuster.