Visiting the Last Blockbuster Video - Cinemassacre

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James, Justin, and Kieran traveled to the last Blockbuster Video that's located in Bend, Oregon!! They took a road trip down from Portland, after Portland Retro Gaming Expo weekend October, 2019. The sights, sounds, and smells of their old stomping grounds was like something else. A flash from the past, where you would always go every Friday night to get the newest movie releases, hottest games, or obscure b-movie rentals. Sadly, Blockbuster's 9,000 world-wide locations dwindled down to just one. But, that comes with everything turning digital... or with movies just slapped into the Red Box at your local grocery store. Regardless, the Last Blockbuster in Bend is a tribute to anyone who lived in the 90s, especially with their museum section and classic memorabilia everywhere. Thanks to the owner Sandi for allowing us to film in the store! And, sorry that our audio isn't the best, the store is very active.
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  1. Will the Pro

    Will the Pro47 секунд мурун

    Oh come on! Lucky

  2. k9feces

    k9feces17 мүнөт мурун

    Was there a Hollywood Video across the street?

  3. UziNineMillomeetah

    UziNineMillomeetahСаат мурун

    I can't be the only one who hate's that a lot of laptops don't come with DVD drives anymore.

  4. joe stephani

    joe stephani2 саат мурун

    I’m not sure why so many people downvoted this video.

  5. IAW1stperson

    IAW1stperson2 саат мурун

    Lol this is in my city

  6. Malta Master

    Malta Master3 саат мурун

    the guy next to you in the car ride looks like craig from malcolm in the middle

  7. GrafOlaf Fan 2712

    GrafOlaf Fan 27124 саат мурун

    The Last Blockbuster is in captivity the Galaxy is at peace

  8. Ashton Newton

    Ashton Newton4 саат мурун

    When you dropped it in the return slot I felt it.

  9. NinjaFrog6

    NinjaFrog64 саат мурун

    This blockbuster should be a national landmark. Really shows how people bought movies in the ancient times

  10. Rellik165

    Rellik1655 саат мурун

    God bless Blockbuster Video. I used to have one right by my house, and we would rent all sorts of movies and games from it. It was awesome.

  11. Type1 Analysis

    Type1 Analysis5 саат мурун

    I live in MA and no lie I'm seriously thinking on making a road trip to this magical world that I grew up in! Once this pandemic settles down.

  12. The Truth

    The Truth6 саат мурун

    All those Russel Crow stuff is a donation from John Oliver on his show "Last Week Tonight" when he jokes about buying all Russel Crow props and actually did it, then he donates it to the blockbuster

  13. Valgar

    Valgar9 саат мурун

    Did a little research, and at the time this was filmed (October 2019), this was actually not the "last Blockbuster on the planet". There was still a Blockbuster in New Zealand running at this time that didn't finally shut down until January 2020, just google "Dargaville Blockbuster", it's actually quite a sad end for the owner and its customers.

  14. Moore's Kode

    Moore's Kode10 саат мурун

    Congrats on a viral video. I must go to the last blockbuster

  15. Jimmy

    Jimmy11 саат мурун

    They should have bought Netflix when they had the chance

  16. Wisco Q

    Wisco Q16 саат мурун

    Did anyone else go and type Blockbuster into their GPS to see if this one would pop up. Sure enough, I did and it went right to this one in Oregon (obviously) I was just curious to try it 😂😂

  17. Lazaro Osle

    Lazaro Osle17 саат мурун

    "They're anime section is a lil bit lacking...but what are you gonna do?"...Definitely not stream & visit the last Blockbuster

  18. Matt Coleman

    Matt Coleman17 саат мурун

    I remember those lucky Friday nights where my mom would take me and my bro to blockbuster for a game, movie and some snacks. Then go next door to a card store and buy a couple packs of Pokémon cards and then grab pizza on the way home. I’ll never experience that pure ecstasy ever again lol

  19. Kyle Abrams

    Kyle Abrams20 саат мурун

    Me realizing you guys don't have to return anything.

  20. PGthefinesseGD

    PGthefinesseGD21 саат мурун

    i remember going to blockbuster once a week with my dad when i was a kid. good times

  21. User

    User22 саат мурун

    Earths rarest item

  22. TheKrossRoads

    TheKrossRoads23 саат мурун

    Imagine telling people you work at Blockbuster and having them laugh at you like you're telling a joke. Hell, you put it on your taxes and the government employee says "Look like mister funny man here needs an audit".

  23. Your All Doomed

    Your All DoomedКүн мурун

    Thank u guys for this! I miss these good ole days!

  24. Solar Wilt

    Solar WiltКүн мурун

    Good ol Blockbuster. While I do have very fond memories,I also have a alot of mixed feelings and resentment. I use to loved going to my local mom and pop dollar video store then the advent of blockbuster did away with that. Though I did grow to love the weekly ritual trip to Blockbuster .

  25. Solar Wilt

    Solar Wilt4 саат мурун

    In the end ,yes. Though I was bummed for a few years after the dollar rental store went out of business .

  26. diehardrvdfan22

    diehardrvdfan2219 саат мурун

    Huge fan of Blockblister were you?

  27. jaysunten

    jaysuntenКүн мурун

    You misspelled cinemassacre in the opening sequence.

  28. okow tina

    okow tinaКүн мурун

    No interview with the owner?

  29. Nathan L

    Nathan LКүн мурун

    I was lucky enough to visit one of the last blockbusters in Australia before it shutdown not too long ago.

  30. okow tina

    okow tinaКүн мурун

    A beautiful time capsule

  31. LookNside

    LookNsideКүн мурун

    I grieve, I miss this so much. It's depressing. No one interacts face to face anymore. It's like the good days of my life have been completely erased, like they never happened. The mall in my area has changed in a similar way. No movie theater at the mall anymore. No one going on dates and heading to the mall anymore. The entire world feels completely stale or sterile. I don't know how to put it into words.

  32. Yaya HJ

    Yaya HJКүн мурун

    My husband and I both used to work at Blockbuster back in '06. Of course we weren't husband and wife then. 😉😏 💕


    WEEGEEV1RUSКүн мурун

    And to think blockbuster laughed at the CEO of Netflix for sharing his idea to them...

  34. B dub

    B dubКүн мурун

    Video store days were great! I loved the smell of video stores. The movie selection process was more of a ritual back then. Today's kids just don't know what made America great back in the day.

  35. AcidMushTV

    AcidMushTVКүн мурун

    This is sad and cool at the same time

  36. Sonic the heghog

    Sonic the heghogКүн мурун

    I love block buster

  37. Sonic the heghog

    Sonic the heghogКүн мурун

    I love block buster

  38. LET'S TALK

    LET'S TALKКүн мурун

    The nearest blockbuster to my home was 40 miles away at the company's peak.

  39. xoobo vola

    xoobo volaКүн мурун

    It’s like a weird parallel universe where streaming services were never invented.

  40. Phil Ingrouille

    Phil IngrouilleКүн мурун

    If the prices could go down a bit, and there was more variety, I think the public would be open to Blockbuster coming back. One of the best times of the week for me was going to Blockbuster and picking the films you wanted.

  41. Dragon Bear

    Dragon BearКүн мурун

    Come to Japan and check out Tsutaya or GEO they are everywhere . Massive rental shops with huge Porno areas...i Iove going every week

  42. azorelow

    azorelowКүн мурун

    i basically downvote every video with any ‘a message from our sponsors’-shit! yep, deal with it... as much as i have to ‘deal with it’.

  43. xoobo vola

    xoobo volaКүн мурун

    I remember when I was a kid I was bad at spelling (I still am) but my mom used to bribe me with blockbuster if I got A’s on my spelling quiz I only went like three times with th

  44. Jason Black

    Jason BlackКүн мурун

    The more important question... Does it still have the smell?

  45. Irtdor

    IrtdorКүн мурун

    Wow the way he says "Or A Gan" hurts me.

  46. oscar lobaton

    oscar lobatonКүн мурун

    Good to see that thumb down for DooM Anihilation

  47. Ailencier Lestrian

    Ailencier LestrianКүн мурун

    A beautiful time capsule

  48. James Town

    James TownКүн мурун

    No interview with the owner?

  49. axistec

    axistecКүн мурун

    I want the 90's back.

  50. seberzx

    seberzx2 күн мурун

    Imagine Blockbuster making a big return simply because people felt nostalgic about it. It would be mindblowing.

  51. alida flus

    alida flus2 күн мурун

    "We're filming in Oktober" Did this take seven months to edit

  52. Noel

    Noel2 күн мурун

    I got emotional when u dropped the dvd thru the return window . I almost cried 😜😂

  53. Nate Romanowski

    Nate Romanowski2 күн мурун

    lol good riddens. fuck blockbuster

  54. Donovan R. Criswell

    Donovan R. Criswell2 күн мурун

    I remember hearing about one in Alaska. Taking care of the community, who wasn’t able to access a basic internet connection, because of the terrain. Wonder how that town is surviving without the service!. Thanks for the video!

  55. alida flus

    alida flus2 күн мурун

    Have they burned it down yet..

  56. Chris C

    Chris C2 күн мурун

    No way that a blockbuster

  57. Simons Krasts

    Simons Krasts2 күн мурун

    hahaha the fatass does not fit in the video

  58. Game Vids

    Game Vids2 күн мурун

    I wish blockbuster was back. Think of all the jobs that can be given out hell I would work there. Blessed memories... love you blockbuster!!

  59. MutantDinoGamer

    MutantDinoGamer2 күн мурун

    We have an blockbuster on Philippines

  60. nicolas bellon

    nicolas bellon2 күн мурун

    I remember when I was a kid I was bad at spelling (I still am) but my mom used to bribe me with blockbuster if I got A’s on my spelling quiz I only went like three times with that bribe

  61. Joseph E

    Joseph E2 күн мурун

    "We're filming in Oktober" Did this take seven months to edit

  62. Michael Davidson

    Michael Davidson2 күн мурун

    Screw Blockbuster! They put mom & pop video rental stores out of business and they didn’t have adult vids!

  63. Frank Azel944

    Frank Azel9443 күн мурун

    those were the days😍😍

  64. Malte Rotter

    Malte Rotter3 күн мурун

    Anyone remembers the southpark episode where they kinda made a the shining parody ?....

  65. Arctic Horde War Gaming

    Arctic Horde War Gaming3 күн мурун

    You just reminded me....I should have returned those dvds. I owe them late fees :(

  66. Foppish Dandy

    Foppish Dandy3 күн мурун

    One Blockbuster to rule them all!

  67. Mr. Magic Mittens

    Mr. Magic Mittens3 күн мурун

    This video actually makes me pretty sad... The only thing that remains constant in this world is change.

  68. Darude Seagalstorm

    Darude Seagalstorm3 күн мурун

    for some reason candies displayed on Blockbuster looked more tempting than Walgreens.

  69. Lavalambtron

    Lavalambtron3 күн мурун

    Have they burned it down yet..

  70. Ryan LaChance

    Ryan LaChance3 күн мурун

    Isn’t there a blockbuster in Alaska?

  71. llMonochromell

    llMonochromell3 күн мурун

    I feel lucky that I was born early enough to still experience Blockbusters. I remember how it would be a few blocks from my house, and I would rent games to play for my Xbox 360. I was born around 1999, I’m nearing 21, and thinking back on it, it’s kind of unreal on how technology has advanced in the span of 20 years. I’ve never really noticed till recently.

  72. Pen Island

    Pen Island3 күн мурун

    The story of this being the last one has been told...and told...and told some more since it happened...a while ago now. The least you coulda done is ask to use the shitter or something so not like the other 100 of these

  73. Zim's Beer Review

    Zim's Beer Review3 күн мурун

    Ory-gun... Not Ore-Gone

  74. Mr Goku

    Mr Goku3 күн мурун

    You didnt change at all for 12 years now lol

  75. Floresj78

    Floresj783 күн мурун

    I still have my Blockbuster video card until to this day. Wish they make a comeback.

  76. LetsGo Now

    LetsGo Now3 күн мурун

    I miss it. Long story but i have 2 homes. I only stay at this 2nd home one or two times every two months. Therefore i have no cable, or wifi there. However, it was close to a blockbuster an i could pick up a movie.

  77. Otis Pugh

    Otis Pugh3 күн мурун

    I wish I knew about this when I went to Oregon a few years ago.

  78. fowl owl

    fowl owl3 күн мурун

    I mean this in the best possible way but in the thumbnail you look like frank west from deadrising

  79. Esteban Vela

    Esteban Vela3 күн мурун

    Rent Jane Fonda , or Richard Simmons

  80. Esteban Vela

    Esteban Vela3 күн мурун

    I lost $$ on bb stock back in the days,

  81. Ryan King

    Ryan King3 күн мурун

    Did the guy’s card still work? Don’t leave us hanging.

  82. Avon Barksdale

    Avon Barksdale3 күн мурун

    God I miss the 90s so much. Such simpler times. We will never get to relive that greatness again. sad

  83. Awww Yeah Shim Sham

    Awww Yeah Shim Sham3 күн мурун

    I miss it so much

  84. Infamous Yash Show

    Infamous Yash Show3 күн мурун

    OMG that interreuption at <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="224">3:44</a> and silence at end was soooo dammm funnnyyy

  85. NomnomJawsnomnom

    NomnomJawsnomnom3 күн мурун

    Lmao at the "best selection" sign in the window. Don't they mean "only selection"?

  86. Michael S.

    Michael S.3 күн мурун

    Imagine trying to convince people that you work at Blockbuster in 2020 lmao. Man I live in Oregon I really should go through while they're still there. If it wasn't for Blockbuster and other local rentals I never would have been able to experience most of the games and movies from my childhood.