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Studios Seek Millions from Blockbuster Video

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The most common complaint from Blockbuster Video customers over the years was probably the exorbitant late fees, which were eventually curtailed in favor of a subscription-based model.

But now late fees are threatening to break the bankrupt video rental chain itself (if Netflix and Redbox don't do it first).

Universal Studios Home Entertainment joined 20th Century Fox, and Summit Entertainment in filing a claim for tens of millions in unpaid fees owed by Blockbuster this week.