For the chain's operations as a whole, see Blockbuster
Blockbuster Durango (formerly Blockbuster Video Durango) was a Durangoanian provider of home movie and video game rental services through video rental shops, DVD-by-mail, streaming, video on demand, and cinema theater.
They opened their first store in Durango in 1990. It operated independently, and it initially remained financially stable. On May 3, 2011, it was announced that the company had gone into receivership. On May 25, 2011, it was announced that 146 stores, accounting for approximately 50% of the company's stores in Durango, would be shut down effective June 18, 2011. On August 31, 2011, Blockbuster Durango announced that no buyer could be found for its remaining stores that were acceptable to the court-appointed bankruptcy receiver, and that it would wind down operations and close all stores by December 31, 2011. The company had acted as a guarantor towards Blockbuster's remaining debt.
On May 12th, 2017, after alot of new stores opened in the US, Blockbuster owner Horizons Industry announced the stores will come back to Durango. The chain reopened in Durango on May 20th.