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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of Jan. 5, 2014

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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Jan. 5, 2014 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 Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "It was a momentous weekend at the international box office with Warner Bros. "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continuing to thrill the international marketplace adding another $58 million in 62 international territories and bringing its worldwide total to over $750 million.  Disney's animated "Frozen" also had a spectacular run this weekend topping the North American box office in its seventh weekend of release, adding another $52.5 million internationally in 49 territories and more importantly Frozen has now crossed the $600 million mark globally, making it the highest grossing Disney Animation release of all-time behind only The Lion King."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, are below.

1. Frozen - Disney - $20.7M
2. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones - Paramount - $18.2M
3. Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, The - Warner Bros. - $16.2M
4. Wolf Of Wall Street, The - Paramount - $13.4M
5. American Hustle - Sony - $13.2M
6. Anchorman 2 - Paramount - $11.1M
7. Saving Mr. Banks - Disney - $9.1M
8. Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The - 20th Century Fox - $8.2M
9. Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The - Lionsgate - $7.4M
10. Grudge Match - Warner Bros. - $5.4M
11. 47 Ronin - Universal - $5.0M
12. Walking With Dinosaurs - 20th Century Fox - $3.8M

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

Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, The

74,250,000

58,000,000

16,250,000

756,634,422

527,000,000

229,634,422

 WB

63

 WB

Frozen

73,222,000

52,500,000

20,722,000

639,938,000

342,100,000

297,838,000

 DIS

50

 DIS

Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The

39,700,000

31,500,000

8,200,000

114,669,237

69,000,000

45,669,237

 FOX

57

 FOX

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

34,400,000

16,200,000

18,200,000

34,400,000

16,200,000

18,200,000

 PAR

25

 PAR

47 Ronin

25,503,400

20,500,000

5,003,400

83,933,865

51,300,000

32,633,865

 UNI

35

 UNI

American Hustle

19,950,000

6,750,000

13,200,000

104,718,916

16,000,000

88,718,916

 MUL

5

 SNY

Wolf Of Wall Street, The

19,650,000

6,250,000

13,400,000

79,545,114

16,250,000

63,295,114

 MUL

9

 PAR

Anchorman 2

16,500,000

5,400,000

11,100,000

144,179,513

35,000,000

109,179,513

 PAR

8

 PAR

Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The

16,500,000

9,100,000

7,400,000

830,888,390

423,400,000

407,488,390

 MUL

80

 LGF

Walking With Dinosaurs

15,080,000

11,300,000

3,780,000

83,983,593

52,600,000

31,383,593

 FOX

50

 FOX

Attorney, The

10,800,000

10,800,000

-

54,000,000

54,000,000

-

 NEX

1

-

Physician, The

10,500,000

10,500,000

-

28,500,000

28,500,000

-

 MUL

5

-

Saving Mr. Banks

9,057,000

-

9,057,000

66,020,000

6,700,000

59,320,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

4G Theory

8,000,000

8,000,000

-

23,000,000

23,000,000

-

 BZL

1

-

Police Story 2013

7,500,000

7,500,000

-

61,500,000

61,500,000

-

 MUL

3

-

Last Vegas

6,203,000

6,000,000

203,000

105,116,353

42,000,000

63,116,353

 MUL

25

 CBS

Grudge Match

5,410,000

-

5,410,000

24,920,057

-

24,920,057

 MUL

1

 WB

Ivan Tsarevich and the Grey Wolf 2

5,200,000

5,200,000

-

10,200,000

10,200,000

-

 NAS

1

-

Personal Tailor

5,032,000

5,000,000

32,000

92,345,000

92,000,000

345,000

 MUL

4

 CHINA

Suspect, The

4,750,000

4,750,000

-

21,500,000

21,500,000

-

 SHO

1

 WGUI

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

4,475,000

4,000,000

475,000

247,948,709

130,300,000

117,648,709

 SNY

36

 SNY

Philomena

4,052,000

2,500,000

1,552,000

47,695,351

28,000,000

19,695,351

 MUL

5

 TWC

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

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About Rentrak Corporation
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using our proprietary intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, only Rentrak is the census currency for VOD and Movies.  Rentrak provides the stable and robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising professionals across the globe have come to rely on to better deliver their business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms including box office, multiscreen television and home video. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com

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