Redbox Names Cedar Rapids as One of America’s “Most Romantic” Cities

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By Ellen Kurt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Are you and your sweetie going to rent a movie this Valentine’s Day?

The video-rental kiosk company Redbox, has announced 2013’s most and least romantic U.S. cities – based on the number of romantic comedies rented in 2012.

This year’s most-romantic city was Marquette, Michigan. But poor ‘ole Laredo, Texas is the least-romantic city for the third year in the row.

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 are the top ten cities in each category:


10 Most 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


10 Least Romantic Cities

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

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