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. Shelton Golden

    Shelton Goldenپیش 29 دقیقه

    Turn out there's a Family Video right around the corner.

  2. Amrik Singh

    Amrik Singhپیش 59 دقیقه

    Online streaming has killed these stores fast

  3. Ozbully Morales

    Ozbully Moralesپیش 2 ساعت

    So long as they stay the only Blockbuster, I’m okay with it.

  4. Nosidda

    Nosiddaپیش 2 ساعت

    God, I'd love to visit that Blockbuster. So many memories of just walking around the place and looking at what's available. As great as streaming is, it can't replicate going to the local Blockbuster with your buds to hang out and pick out a movie. Renting a movie was an event. It was one of those things where you call up friends ask if they want to go out and rent a movie. Good times.

  5. Jim Davis is God

    Jim Davis is Godپیش 2 ساعت

    I wonder if one day in the future, when we have 3D printed fast food, there will be a last McDonalds.

  6. Christopher Bermudez

    Christopher Bermudezپیش 2 ساعت

    wowzerz blast from the past. thanks for sharing guys

  7. TheFrenchy82

    TheFrenchy82پیش 2 ساعت

    and it was shoot during the pandemic ?? really ??? Funny .. i thought that the last Blockbuster was in Alaska ..... trouble is .... who is still buying movies, nowadays ??? I'm sorry for Blockbuster, but the business model has changed : VOD ! Still.... We don't have any blockbuster's shop like this in Europe.... it's pretty sad, but it's the progress and we can't fight it.

  8. Mad Apple

    Mad Appleپیش 3 ساعت

    The “Drop Box” to return your movie....Wonder if Dropbox Inc took inspiration from this?

  9. Marco M

    Marco Mپیش 3 ساعت

    $5 late fees. Good bye.

  10. Wayne Wood

    Wayne Woodپیش 3 ساعت

    I actually got quite a haul of PS1 games from a Blockbuster that was near me. Liquidation sale.

  11. Utubeblows

    Utubeblowsپیش 3 ساعت

    That can't be good for the car's suspension

  12. Just D1z

    Just D1zپیش 3 ساعت

    Thank you Nerd. Thank you to Everyone involved with making this. This was PERFECT.

  13. chris blah

    chris blahپیش 3 ساعت

    Idk why seeing them in casual clothes throws me off so much

  14. Ryan Outlaw

    Ryan Outlawپیش 3 ساعت

    Am happy

  15. PrimroseÑight

    PrimroseÑightپیش 3 ساعت

    I believe It was late 2000s, When I visit the Blockbuster for the last time. I was there to rent console games with cousins of my friend. This bitter taste of ild memory.

  16. John Donovan

    John Donovanپیش 3 ساعت

    The Nostalgia...

  17. mypersonaldanceparty

    mypersonaldancepartyپیش 4 ساعت

    There needs to be a movie that films there before it’s closed

  18. mypersonaldanceparty

    mypersonaldancepartyپیش 4 ساعت

    There needs to be a movie that films there before it’s closed

  19. mypersonaldanceparty

    mypersonaldancepartyپیش 4 ساعت

    Wow... I remember those days...

  20. Hurp Durp

    Hurp Durpپیش 4 ساعت

    Dude you can make a movie out of this. (Pun intended) Searching the lost and final of Blockbuster in the world. It's like that film Harold and Kumar White Castle situation xD

  21. Charlie Cat

    Charlie Catپیش 4 ساعت

    I hope this Blockbuster will survive after this whole COVID-19 fiasco.

  22. Wood Heat

    Wood Heatپیش 4 ساعت

    I believe the North Pole Alaska Blockbuster was the second to last one. Their was a mention in a small local publication about it's a race to the finish line to who would be the last. I live just outside North Pole Alaska.

  23. Fabio Prado

    Fabio Pradoپیش 4 ساعت

    I can smell this video

  24. sans the punmaster

    sans the punmasterپیش 4 ساعت

    I have a hang space and my aunt had just said, "its like a blockbuster down here," i miss those places.

  25. Alexander Castellon

    Alexander Castellonپیش 4 ساعت

    anyone remember HollywoodVideo ???

  26. Lydia Johnson

    Lydia Johnsonپیش 4 ساعت

    I would like to see more of these three interact

  27. The Trash Child

    The Trash Childپیش 4 ساعت

    Me in 2000: "Go to Blockbuster? What is this, the dark ages?" Me in 2020: "God I would give anything to go to a Blockbuster again..."

  28. Jake E.

    Jake E.پیش 4 ساعت

    Sylvester Stallone in Demolition Man 2 where he visits the last remaining Blockbuster video then eats at the last remaining fast food franchise Taco bell!

  29. D L

    D Lپیش 4 ساعت

    My wife and I honeymooned in Alaska a couple years ago, and out of everything to see up there we made it a point to stop in at the second last Blockbuster (RIP). We bought a ton of shitty DVDs and each got a hoodie that we wear regularly. Looking back on it, I think our only souvenirs from our honeymoon came from Blockbuster.

  30. Leeroy Jenkins

    Leeroy Jenkinsپیش 5 ساعت

    Psychostick again!!?! So cool

  31. Kristofer Prophet

    Kristofer Prophetپیش 5 ساعت

    How do they pay their employees?

  32. MythsQueue

    MythsQueueپیش 5 ساعت

    SILVERMANIA

  33. dolimi jotoo

    dolimi jotooپیش 5 ساعت

    This was filmed in Oct. it seems like a lifetime ago! I hope this survives the pandemic!!

  34. AcidGlow

    AcidGlowپیش 6 ساعت

    *That brought back memories* ✅🙂

  35. Novak

    Novakپیش 6 ساعت

    Its been a long time since I've seen one of those.

  36. otakudante321

    otakudante321پیش 6 ساعت

    hopefully, it didn't go out of business because of the pandemic.

  37. Will Durant

    Will Durantپیش 6 ساعت

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="224">3:44</a> 😂😂😂

  38. dolimi jotoo

    dolimi jotooپیش 5 ساعت

    that russel crowe stuff was donated by john oliver. he talk about this store in one of his episode

  39. Dogerx

    Dogerxپیش 6 ساعت

    Wow~ talk about taking you back to the past right?

  40. Austin Forgash

    Austin Forgashپیش 7 ساعت

    I dont really know anything about the history of video stores, was family video popular around the same time? There are still a handful of family videos around me! Though, a few of closed down but theres still a couple. I still go to the one by my house every once in a while Haha, I usually rent a few movies for a week from the 1 dollar section!

  41. MrJR Olmeda2nd

    MrJR Olmeda2ndپیش 7 ساعت

    That was fucking AWE-SOME!

  42. Helgali

    Helgaliپیش 7 ساعت

    I still have my blockbuster card. Along with other memorabilia.

  43. Cuzcatan

    Cuzcatanپیش 7 ساعت

    Duck Duster Diddly-o.

  44. deezy81

    deezy81پیش 7 ساعت

    How did Blockbuster make independent movies harder to find??

  45. gwarriorfromhell

    gwarriorfromhellپیش 7 ساعت

    I lived in Yelm for a few years and remember when the Blockbuster went under. They turned it into some Credit Union. It was a very sad moment to see it just rank like that even though they were always having business.

  46. Adrian Hetmanski

    Adrian Hetmanskiپیش 7 ساعت

    Wow i thought they all closed down years ago. Hilarious that u had t drive through a spooky mystical forest to get to it =)

  47. Nepthu

    Nepthuپیش 7 ساعت

    This is the kind of trip my friends and I would take. We travel an hour to visit the nearest arcade bar, and it's always a good time.

  48. LOGAN

    LOGANپیش 8 ساعت

    imagine driving 3 hours to watch Doom Annihilation on DVD in front of a Blockbuster.

  49. Motor270

    Motor270پیش 8 ساعت

    I can tell people are getting nostalgia when they go to block-buster.

  50. Herne0011

    Herne0011پیش 8 ساعت

    As someone who once worked at BB I can say seeing the last one fold will be on my bucket list of great things to see. Seeya Blockbuster - it was an unpleasant experience.

  51. The Headless Horseman

    The Headless Horsemanپیش 8 ساعت

    It's sad to think something that we cherished so much in our youth has basically died and gone away. This brought back lots of memories and even when James said about it bringing back memories of certain walking patterns he would take reminded me of the same that I have long forgot about. I would always go right to the video game section and than the horror sections and check out all the cool artwork on the horror movies, knowing my parents would never let me rent that. Also check out the newer consoles that they had for rent. Its good to look back on these times, and I guess ok to yearn for these days but we are in a world now where anyone can get on their computer or gaming console, or phone and pull up movies with ease and I guess that is something to be happy about as well. Kinda disappointed you didn't rent texas chainsaw or something, but I guess you wanted a movie you could stick in and skip to the end and not care about.

  52. Sam Allardyce

    Sam Allardyceپیش 8 ساعت

    that russel crowe stuff was donated by john oliver. he talk about this store in one of his episode

  53. CBL Music

    CBL Musicپیش 8 ساعت

    Jesus, as someone who worked in a video store from 2000-2007 as they were starting to die, this really took me back. What a trip.

  54. Devin Millar

    Devin Millarپیش 8 ساعت

    Just the way he edits and all is basically nostalgic itself, along with the music too.

  55. Matías Parada

    Matías Paradaپیش 8 ساعت

    Awesome Music!

  56. Desmond Malone

    Desmond Maloneپیش 8 ساعت

    Wow I thought BlockBusters are extinct

  57. supercyberfunk

    supercyberfunkپیش 8 ساعت

    If I had the passive, recurring income to burn, I wouldn't mind opening a Blockbuster, just for the nostalgia. Wouldn't matter if it made a profit or not.

  58. Frank Alvira

    Frank Alviraپیش 8 ساعت

    fucking love James

  59. G -

    G -پیش 8 ساعت

    I laughed so hard at the Drop Box Part lol

  60. Yusef Lighari

    Yusef Lighariپیش 9 ساعت

    Awesome video. Glad one still exists and that you went to visit it. Been a Cinemassacre fan for years.

  61. BrutesMcGee

    BrutesMcGeeپیش 9 ساعت

    Blockbuster did not put small town video stores out of business back then, at least not in L.A. County. There was a Video 94 Cents, Video 99, Citi Video, City Video, basically a video store on every 2 or 3 blocks. Grocery stores had freakin movies, man it feels like a lifetime ago.

  62. Mando Mike

    Mando Mikeپیش 9 ساعت

    I think I still have late fees...

  63. F3ND1MUS

    F3ND1MUSپیش 9 ساعت

    Badass

  64. gmirkoI50

    gmirkoI50پیش 9 ساعت

    The closest Blockbuster to my house became a daycare centre and the last thing I bought was a VHS of The Phantom Menace

  65. Lazy Gaming

    Lazy Gamingپیش 8 ساعت

    “I find your lack of faith disturbing” - darth Vader

  66. 1spore2

    1spore2پیش 9 ساعت

    The blockbuster in my town is now a gym.. rip

  67. David James

    David Jamesپیش 9 ساعت

    I hope that was a deliberate pun.

  68. Jeremy Pierce

    Jeremy Pierceپیش 9 ساعت

    Oh, man. James came to my home town and I didn't get to meet him. I hope you enjoyed the scenery though.

  69. BigEWR

    BigEWRپیش 10 ساعت

    I am shocked that there's still one left. Once that goes, you can kiss those video renting memories goodbye.

  70. Taco Bell Valet

    Taco Bell Valetپیش 11 ساعت

    There is a family owned video store that somehow survives in my town. In fact, they're always hiring, and it's also next to what was a Papa Murphy's Pizza.

  71. RIVEXNGLE

    RIVEXNGLEپیش 11 ساعت

    I take it, the cards didn't work. Lol

  72. Roden 86

    Roden 86پیش 11 ساعت

    Reppin PRGE. this must have been filmed a while ago then. Saw you a few years ago there.

  73. QUEL NEGRO

    QUEL NEGROپیش 12 ساعت

    Tinder, facebook, instagram etc etc you meet so many chicks in blockbuster back in the day😎

  74. R Carmisin

    R Carmisinپیش 12 ساعت

    I think i still owe Blockbuster some money.

  75. J C

    J Cپیش 12 ساعت

    They dont have Street Figther the movie!

  76. Douglas Foley

    Douglas Foleyپیش 12 ساعت

    I miss goin to blockbuster when I was kid on Friday and Saturday nights. 😢 I remember I rented Zelda for NES one night along with a movie, then when me and the fam got home we ordered some pizza. Good times.......good times........😢😢😢😢

  77. JAFO-PTY

    JAFO-PTYپیش 12 ساعت

    I think the Russell Crow museum was a Last Week with John Oliver sketch they did a few years ago...

  78. moptop guap

    moptop guapپیش 12 ساعت

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="115">1:55</a> that's WARM SPRINGS MY RESERVATION!!!🤟🏾🤟🏾

  79. JAFO-PTY

    JAFO-PTYپیش 12 ساعت

    :-(

  80. Toby Dammit

    Toby Dammitپیش 12 ساعت

    What a massive waste of time lol

  81. sinkiy

    sinkiyپیش 12 ساعت

    Good ol days. When you would rent bad movies and still watched them.

  82. Spy Yoshi 360

    Spy Yoshi 360پیش 12 ساعت

    F

  83. VR 05 maurisio

    VR 05 maurisioپیش 13 ساعت

    I remember when I was 5 me and my dad would always go at block buster at night to get some movies it was epic back then