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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of Dec. 15, 2013 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 15, 2013 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, "Warner Bros. had a very happy 'Hobbit' weekend as 'The Desolation of Smaug' dominated the international box office, ranking #1 everywhere and grossing a phenomenal $131.2 million in 49 markets and a whopping $205 million worldwide in 50 markets.  Disney's 'Frozen' continues to chill the worldwide competition as the only kid-friendly offering and in 26 territories brings its global total to nearly $266 million, while Lionsgate's 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' ignites a whopping 84 territories with a global cumulative nearing $730 million."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 are below.

1. Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, The - Warner Bros. - $73.7M
2. Frozen - Disney - $22.2M
3. Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas - Lionsgate - $16.0M
4. Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The - Lionsgate - $13.2M
5. Thor: The Dark World - Disney - $2.7M
6. Out Of The Furnace - Relativity Media - $2.3M
7. Delivery Man - Disney - $1.9M
8. Philomena - The Weinstein Company - $1.8M
9. Book Thief, The - 20th Century Fox - $1.7M
10. Homefront - Open Road - $1.6M
11. Dallas Buyers Club - Focus Features - $1.1M
12. Best Man Holiday, The - Universal - $1.0M

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

204,875,000

131,200,000

73,675,000

204,875,000

131,200,000

73,675,000

 WB

50

 WB

Frozen

53,684,000

31,500,000

22,184,000

265,988,000

101,600,000

164,388,000

 DIS

26

 DIS

Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The

32,650,000

19,500,000

13,150,000

729,881,997

372,900,000

356,981,997

 MUL

84

 LGF

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

16,000,000

-

16,000,000

16,000,000

-

16,000,000

 MUL

1

 LGF

Firestorm

15,000,000

15,000,000

-

21,000,000

21,000,000

-

 MUL

5

-

Gravity

8,733,000

8,000,000

733,000

642,166,608

389,400,000

252,766,608

 WB

43

 WB

Way Back Home

4,900,000

4,900,000

-

4,945,000

4,945,000

-

 CJ

1

-

No Man's Land

4,500,000

4,500,000

-

29,500,000

29,500,000

-

 MUL

1

-

About Time

4,297,955

4,200,000

97,955

69,699,068

54,500,000

15,199,068

 UNI

21

 UNI

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

4,005,000

3,900,000

105,000

223,415,346

108,000,000

115,415,346

 SNY

40

 SNY

Thor: The Dark World

4,000,000

1,300,000

2,700,000

619,925,000

421,800,000

198,125,000

 DIS

72

 DIS

Captain Phillips

3,485,000

3,200,000

285,000

205,911,858

101,900,000

104,011,858

 SNY

65

 SNY

Four 2, The

3,000,000

3,000,000

-

21,000,000

21,000,000

-

 MUL

3

-

Carrie

2,800,000

2,800,000

-

74,666,619

39,400,000

35,266,619

 SNY

33

 SNY

American Hustle

2,690,000

2,000,000

690,000

2,690,000

2,000,000

690,000

 ROAD

2

 SNY

© 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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Senior Media Analyst
(818) 917-9697
pauld@rentrak.com

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PR Specialist
646-722-1561
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