A list of the most-watched On Demand movies

A new study says the most-watched On Demand movie ever is "The Hangover." Avail-TVN has put together a list of the most-watched On Demand movies using a sample of more than 14 million homes. On Demand viewing has grown over the last three years with many titles available the same day DVDs are released for sale.

The second most-watched movie - unsurprisingly -- is "Twilight." But the third most-watched On Demand movie is a slight surprise: "Gran Torino." The whole list can be found below.

The top 20 movies via Variety are:

  1. The Hangover (2009)
  2. Twilight (2008)
  3. Gran Torino (2008)
  4. Four Christmases (2008)
  5. The Proposal (2009)
  6. Alvin & The Chipmunks (2007)
  7. Taken (2008)
  8. Knocked Up (2007)
  9. Bride Wars (2009)
  10. Juno (2007)
  11. The Bucket List (2007)
  12. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)
  13. He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
  14. Baby Mama (2008)
  15. Yes Man (2008)
  16. 17 Again (2009)
  17. National Treasure 2 Book of Secrets (2007)
  18. Fool's Gold (2008)
  19. 10,000 BC (2008)
  20. 27 Dresses (2008)

In other movie news, Blockbuster shares have plunged among reports that the rental movie giant is seeking bankruptcy financing. On Monday, shares of the Dallas-based company hit an all-time low.

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Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features -- including the popular economic explainer series Whiteboard -- and special projects. Follow him on Twitter @darylparanada.


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