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Press ReleaseSource: Blockbuster Inc.

Ashton Kutcher, Angelina Jolie Are America's Fantasy New Year's Eve Dates According to Survey By Blockbuster
Monday December 29, 11:52 am ET

DALLAS, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashton Kutcher, star of "Just Married" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" and Angelina Jolie, star of the popular "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" franchise, were voted America's favorite fantasy New Year's Eve dates in an online survey by Blockbuster, Inc. (NYSE: BBI - News). Other fantasy favorites were "Pirates of the Caribbean" scalawag Johnny Depp and Catherine Zeta-Jones, star of the recent hit, "Intolerable Cruelty."
     Who's Your Fantasy (Male) New Year's Eve Date?
     Ashton Kutcher            31%
     Johnny Depp               26
     Keanu Reeves              15
     Hugh Grant                15
     Arnold Schwarzenegger      7
     Cuba Gooding, Jr.          6

     Who's Your Fantasy (Female) New Year's Eve Date?
     Angelina Jolie            35%
     Catherine Zeta-Jones      20
     Jessica Biel              16
     Queen Latifah             14
     Diane Lane                 9
     Jada Pinkett-Smith         6

Fantasy date Queen Latifah helped propel "Bringing Down the House" to the number one renting movie at Blockbuster stores in 2003. Johnny Depp's swashbuckling charm in "Pirates of the Caribbean" led that film to the number three selling film at Blockbuster stores in 2003.

The survey was conducted Nov. 11-24 on blockbuster.com and included 31,969 responses.

Holiday Store Hours

Blockbuster stores are open throughout the week of New Year's, one of the chain's busiest weeks of the year. Holiday hours in most U.S. stores are as follows (local stores hours may vary): New Year's Eve, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; New Year's Day, 10 a.m. - midnight.

About Blockbuster

Blockbuster Inc. is a publicly traded subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA - News, VIA.B - News) and a leading global provider of in-home movies and game entertainment, with more than 8,700 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company may be accessed worldwide at blockbuster.com.


Viacom is a leading global media company, with preeminent positions in
broadcast and cable television, radio, outdoor advertising and online.



Source: Blockbuster Inc.

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