Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of Dec. 29, 2013 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 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. 29, 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. 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' continues its worldwide domination of the box office adding another $98.3 million internationally in 62 territories plus $29.85 million in North America for a combined weekend of $128.15 million & an impressive global total to date of $614.1 million.  Disney is also having a very happy year end with the animated 'Frozen' taking the second spot internationally with $79.3 million in 44 territories for a worldwide total nearing half a billion dollars."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 are below.

1. Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, The - Warner Bros. - $29.9M
2. Frozen - Disney - $28.8M
3. Anchorman 2 - Paramount - $20.1M
4. American Hustle - Sony - $19.6M
5. Wolf Of Wall Street, The - Paramount - $18.5M
6. Saving Mr. Banks - Disney - $14.0M
7. Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The - 20th Century Fox - $13.0M
8. Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The - Lionsgate - $10.2M
9. 47 Ronin - Universal - $9.9M
10. Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas - Lionsgate - $7.4M
11. Grudge Match - Warner Bros. - $7.3M
12. Walking With Dinosaurs - 20th Century Fox - $7.1M

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

128,150,000

98,300,000

29,850,000

614,104,000

423,800,000

190,304,000

 WB

63

 WB

Frozen

79,345,000

50,500,000

28,845,000

491,866,000

243,500,000

248,366,000

 DIS

44

 DIS

Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The

40,200,000

27,200,000

13,000,000

52,795,000

27,200,000

25,595,000

 FOX

40

 FOX

Anchorman 2

28,150,000

8,000,000

20,150,000

109,067,000

25,400,000

83,667,000

 PAR

8

 PAR

Wolf Of Wall Street, The

25,000,000

6,500,000

18,500,000

40,802,000

6,500,000

34,302,000

 MUL

3

 PAR

47 Ronin

23,668,630

13,800,000

9,868,630

42,870,850

22,300,000

20,570,850

 UNI

30

 UNI

American Hustle

21,250,000

1,700,000

19,550,000

66,035,000

6,000,000

60,035,000

 MUL

4

 SNY

Walking With Dinosaurs

19,400,000

12,300,000

7,100,000

54,168,000

33,400,000

20,768,000

 FOX

47

 FOX

Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The

19,200,000

9,000,000

10,200,000

798,123,843

407,000,000

391,123,843

 MUL

84

 LGF

Police Story 2013

18,000,000

18,000,000

-

39,000,000

39,000,000

-

 MUL

3

-

Saving Mr. Banks

14,321,000

300,000

14,021,000

43,844,000

6,000,000

37,844,000

 DIS

3

 DIS

Physician, The

13,000,000

13,000,000

-

13,000,000

13,000,000

-

 MUL

4

-

Personal Tailor

12,500,000

12,500,000

-

68,202,722

68,000,000

202,722

 MUL

3

CHINA

Attorney, The

12,000,000

12,000,000

-

33,000,000

33,000,000

-

 NEX

1

-

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

7,400,000

-

7,400,000

43,719,076

-

43,719,076

 MUL

1

 LGF

Grudge Match

7,310,000

-

7,310,000

13,435,000

-

13,435,000

 MUL

1

 WB

4G Theory, The

7,000,000

7,000,000

-

7,000,000

7,000,000

-

 BZL

1

-

Suspect, The

6,500,000

6,500,000

-

12,500,000

12,500,000

-

 SHO

1

 WGUI

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

6,215,000

5,700,000

515,000

238,398,196

121,800,000

116,598,196

 SNY

44

 SNY

Colpi Di Fortuna

5,800,000

5,800,000

-

11,500,000

11,500,000

-

 UNI

1

-

Philomena

4,829,000

3,000,000

1,829,000

236,506,423

220,000,000

16,506,423

 MUL

5

 TWC

Belle et Sebastien

4,300,000

4,300,000

-

11,300,000

11,300,000

-

 MUL

2

 E1

© 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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