Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 21, 2014

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Dec 21, 2014, 16:02 ET from Rentrak

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 21, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Rentrak's suite of products.

Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "A diminutive Hobbit proved to be a giant at the worldwide box office as Warner Bros.' "Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" impressively generated $105.5 million internationally this weekend and combined with its North American debut boasts a whopping $161.72 million in 60 territories.  Having already opened last week in the international markets, the final installment in "The Hobbit" trilogy has earned $355.6 million to date around the world.  Notably, the Bollywood comedy "P.K." from UTV earned over $22 million this weekend in just 21 international territories and broke into the North American Top 10 in its debut in just 272 locations for a global total of nearly $26 million."

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, are below.

1. Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Warner Bros. - $161.7M
2. Gone with the Bullets - Multiple - $36.0M
3. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb - 20th Century Fox - $28.1M
4. P.K. – UTV Communications- $25.6M
5. Penguins Of Madagascar - 20th Century Fox - $20.0M
6. Annie - Sony - $17.3M
7. Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The - Multiple - $17.1M
8. Exodus: Gods And Kings - 20th Century Fox - $15.7M
9. Big Hero 6 - Disney - $15.1M
10. Paddington - Multiple - $10.0M
11. International Market - CJ Entertainment - $9.3M
12. Interstellar - Warner Bros./Paramount - $7.1M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, are below.

1. Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Warner Bros. - $56.2M
2. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb - 20th Century Fox - $17.3M
3. Annie - Sony - $16.3M
4. Exodus: Gods And Kings - 20th Century Fox - $8.1M
5. Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The - Lionsgate - $7.8M
6. Wild - Fox Searchlight - $4.2M
7. Top Five - Paramount - $3.6M
8. Big Hero 6 - Disney - $3.6M
9. Penguins Of Madagascar - 20th Century Fox - $3.5M
10. P.K. - UTV Communications - $3.5M
11. Interstellar - Paramount - $2.6M
12. Horrible Bosses 2 - Warner Bros. - $2.2M

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 Terr

Domestic

Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

161,720,000

105,500,000

56,220,000

355,627,210

265,000,000

90,627,210

 WB

60

 WB

Gone with the Bullets

36,000,000

36,000,000

-

48,500,000

48,500,000

-

 MUL

1

-

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb

28,100,000

10,800,000

17,300,000

28,100,000

10,800,000

17,300,000

 FOX

29

 FOX

P.K.

25,591,068

22,130,000

3,461,068

25,591,068

22,130,000

3,461,068

 UTV

22

 UTV  

Penguins Of Madagascar

20,025,000

16,500,000

3,525,000

199,772,461

135,600,000

64,172,461

 FOX

54

 FOX

Annie

17,300,000

1,000,000

16,300,000

17,300,000

1,000,000

16,300,000

 SNY

3

 SNY

Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

17,050,000

9,300,000

7,750,000

639,726,689

350,500,000

289,226,689

 MUL

83

 LGF

Exodus: Gods And Kings

15,665,000

7,600,000

8,065,000

100,801,511

61,900,000

38,901,511

 FOX

38

 FOX

Big Hero 6

15,063,000

11,500,000

3,563,000

272,041,423

81,600,000

190,441,423

 DIS

39

 DIS

Paddington

10,000,000

10,000,000

-

60,000,000

60,000,000

-

 MUL

23

 TWC

International Market

9,300,000

9,300,000

-

10,700,000

10,700,000

-

 CJ

1

-

Interstellar

7,100,000

4,500,000

2,600,000

635,433,242

464,000,000

171,433,242

 WB

58

 PAR

My Love, Don't Cross That River

6,300,000

6,300,000

-

14,000,000

14,000,000

-

 CJ

1

-

Fleet of Time

6,000,000

6,000,000

-

75,000,000

75,000,000

-

 MUL

1

-

Dumb And Dumber To

5,288,800

4,500,000

788,800

138,697,960

55,000,000

83,697,960

 MUL

22

 UNI

Horrible Bosses 2

4,875,000

2,700,000

2,175,000

84,949,692

37,200,000

47,749,692

 WB

50

 WB

Famille Belier, La

4,500,000

4,500,000

-

4,500,000

4,500,000

-

 MUL

8

-

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

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