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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 9, 2012

--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 9, 2012 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted standard for all studio box office reporting, Rentrak provides intelligence into overnight theatre-level reporting across the global theatrical market. Coupled with the official reported data, studios are able to analyze admissions and gross results in over 50 territories using Rentrak's suite of products.

Rentrak's President of Theatrical Worldwide, Ron Giambra commented, "Rise of the Guardians ascends to the No. 1 spot in the world with a worldwide weekend gross of $36.5 million from 59 markets, new cume now stands at $152.4 million. This weekend produced four films grossing over $20 million in international box office; Rise of the Guardians $26.0 million, Life of Pi $23.8 million, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 $23.5 million and Skyfall $20.3 million

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 9, 2012 are below.

  1. Skyfall - Sony - $11.0M
  2. Rise Of The Guardians - Paramount - $10.5M
  3. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Lionsgate - $9.2M
  4. Lincoln - Disney - $9.1M
  5. Life Of Pi - 20th Century Fox - $8.3M
  6. Playing For Keeps - FilmDistrict - $6.0M
  7. Wreck-It Ralph - Disney - $4.9M
  8. Red Dawn - FilmDistrict - $4.3M
  9. Flight - Paramount - $3.1M
  10. Killing Them Softly - The Weinstein Company - $2.8M
  11. Silver Linings Playbook - The Weinstein Company - $2.2M
  12. Anna Karenina - Focus Features - $1.5M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.


 Weekend BO Estimate  (USD)

 Weekend Release Cume  (USD)

 Distributor

Title

 Worldwide

 Int'l

 Domestic

 Worldwide

 Int'l 

 Domestic

Int'l

No. of

Territories

Domestic

Rise Of The Guardians

36,540,000

26,000,000

10,540,000

152,413,574

90,500,000

61,913,574

 PAR

59

 PAR

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

32,700,000

23,500,000

9,200,000

751,134,764

482,400,000

268,734,764

 MUL

74

 LGF

Life Of Pi

32,100,000

23,800,000

8,300,000

166,617,529

105,700,000

60,917,529

 FOX

12

 FOX

Skyfall

31,300,000

20,300,000

11,000,000

918,220,080

656,600,000

261,620,080

 SNY

85

 SNY

Wreck-It Ralph

10,704,000

5,800,000

4,904,000

215,548,000

51,100,000

164,448,000

 DIS

27

 DIS

Lincoln

9,115,000

-

9,115,000

97,335,000

-

97,335,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Playing For Keeps

6,500,000

500,000

6,000,000

6,500,000

500,000

6,000,000

 MUL

2

 FMDI

Red Dawn

4,561,000

300,000

4,261,000

38,395,815

1,130,000

37,265,815

 MUL

6

 FMDI

26 Years

4,300,000

4,300,000

-

9,700,000

9,700,000

-

 INV

1

-

Killing Them Softly

4,184,000

1,400,000

2,784,000

28,707,737

16,900,000

11,807,737

 MUL

12

 TWC

Whatcha Wearin'? (My P.S. Partner)

3,900,000

3,900,000

-

3,960,000

3,960,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Hotel Transylvania

3,600,000

3,600,000

-

301,490,123

157,800,000

143,690,123

 SNY

61

 SNY

© Rentrak      *Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries

Content in this chart is produced and/or compiled by Rentrak Corporation and its Box Office Essentials and International Box Office Essentials data collection and analytical service, and is covered by provisions of the Copyright Act.  The material presented herein is intended to be available for public use.  You may reproduce the content of the chart in any format or medium without first obtaining permission, subject to the following requirements: (1) the material must be reproduced accurately; and (2) any publication or issuance of any part of the material to others must acknowledge Rentrak as the source of the material.

About Rentrak Corporation:

Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, multi-screen television, and home video, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as database currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional U.S. and international offices. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com.

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