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Map of the Day: Netflix Rentals by Zip Code

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Inspired by our friends at Gothamist, we took a look at the Los Angeles maps posted by the NY Times showing trends and popularity of titles in Netflix rentals.

It seems in many LA zip codes people are into living life in reverse (Benjamin Button), teenage vampires (Twilight), bromance (I Love You, Man) and Angelina Jolie wailing "I want my son!" in 1930s Los Angeles (Changeling), while distinct patterns of who-rents-what emerges when you look at particular titles, such as the hit drama Mad Men. Above is a screenshot capturing LA's love affair with the rom-com He's Just Not That Into You. Turns out in two zips (UCLA 90095 and Burbank 91522) they are way more into that movie than anywhere else in town.

So how did your zip code map out? Were you part of the Netflix-ing trends, or a cinematic rebel?

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