Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of October 14, 2012 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 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 October 14, 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, "Taken 2 remains the No. 1 film worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $63.5 million in 36 markets. The film has crossed the $100 million mark overseas and the new worldwide cume now stands at $219.6 million."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 14, 2012 are below.

  1. Taken 2 - 20th Century Fox - $22.5M
  2. Argo - Warner Bros. - $20.1M
  3. Sinister - Lionsgate - $18.2M
  4. Hotel Transylvania - Sony - $17.3M
  5. Here Comes The Boom - Sony - $12.0M
  6. Pitch Perfect - Universal - $9.3M
  7. Frankenweenie - Disney - $7.0M
  8. Looper - Sony - $6.3M
  9. Seven Psychopaths - CBS Films - $4.3M
  10. Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The - Lionsgate - $2.2M
  11. End Of Watch - Open Road - $1.7M
  12. Atlas Shrugged Part 2 - Atlas Distribution Company - $1.7M

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

Taken 2

63,500,000

41,000,000

22,500,000

219,558,852

132,800,000

86,758,852

 MUL

36

 FOX

Hotel Transylvania

31,000,000

13,700,000

17,300,000

151,492,617

49,300,000

102,192,617

 SNY

25

 SNY

Sinister

22,250,000

4,000,000

18,250,000

22,250,000

4,000,000

18,250,000

 MUL

7

 LGF

Argo

20,120,000

-

20,120,000

20,120,000

-

20,120,000

 WB

1

 WB

Ted

13,992,075

13,900,000

92,075

469,008,220

250,500,000

218,508,220

 UNI

45

 UNI

Looper

13,800,000

7,500,000

6,300,000

88,742,425

37,300,000

51,442,425

 MUL

18

 SNY

Impossible, The

13,400,000

13,400,000

-

13,400,000

13,400,000

-

 WB

1

 LGF

Here Comes The Boom

12,000,000

-

12,000,000

12,000,000

-

12,000,000

 SNY

1

 SNY

Frankenweenie

11,914,000

4,900,000

7,014,000

27,335,000

5,300,000

22,035,000

 DIS

10

 DIS

Madagascar 3

10,486,000

10,400,000

86,000

681,566,108

465,200,000

216,366,108

 PAR

30

 PAR

Pitch Perfect

9,966,450

630,000

9,336,450

37,384,913

1,300,000

36,084,913

 UNI

3

 UNI

Resident Evil: Retribution

5,800,000

5,800,000

-

212,612,126

171,100,000

41,512,126

 SNY

65

 SNY

Masquerade

5,300,000

5,300,000

-

58,800,000

58,800,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Seven Psychopaths

4,275,000

-

4,275,000

4,275,000

-

4,275,000

 MUL

2

 CBS

A Company Man

4,000,000

4,000,000

-

4,035,000

4,035,000

-

 SHO

1

-

Ice Age: Continental Drift

3,300,000

3,300,000

-

866,589,210

707,000,000

159,589,210

 FOX

4

 FOX

Dukhless

3,100,000

3,100,000

-

9,900,000

9,900,000

-

 UNI

1

-

© 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 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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