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Love is in the Air in Marquette, Mich.; Named Most-Romantic City
Based on Residents’ Movie-Renting Habits

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. (February 12, 2013) – In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Redbox announced its list of the most- and least-romantic U.S. cities today. Marquette, Mich. was declared the most romantic, based on the total number of romance-related rentals last year. Popular titles that helped heat up American homes in 2012 ranged from The Vow to This Means War and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.


Below is the top-10 list of most- and least-romantic cities:

10 Most Romantic Cities

10 Least Romantic Cities

  1. Marquette, Mich.
  2. Greenville, N.C.
  3. La Crosse, Wis.
  4. Ames, Iowa
  5. Greensboro, N.C.
  6. Grand Rapids /
    Kalamazoo, Mich.
  7. Wausau, Wis.
  8. Madison, Wis.
  9. Green Bay, Wis.
  10. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  1. Laredo, Texas
  2. Midland, Texas
  3. El Centro, Calif.
  4. Victoria, Texas
  5. Odessa, Texas
  6. McAllen, Texas
  7. Houston, Texas
  8. Bakersfield, Calif.
  9. Fresno, Calif.
  10. Beaumont, Texas


This Valentine’s Day, Redbox has tons of movies for any romantic palate, from Hope Springs, to The Five-Year Engagement and What to Expect When You’re Expecting.

Additionally, this Valentine’s Day consumers can give their sweethearts, teachers, friends and parents the gift of movie love with valentine-themed Redbox eGifts, which are available for purchase at and can be shared via email, text or Facebook. Terms and conditions apply to Redbox eGifts. For additional details please visit


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