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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of October 21, 2012 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 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 21, 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, "Paranormal Activity 4 opens at No.1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $56.7 million in 34 territories. The international opening of $26.5 million represents a 12% increase over Paranormal Activity 3 and a 25% increase over Paranormal Activity 2, for the same territories."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 21, 2012 are below.

  1. Paranormal Activity 4 - Paramount - $30.2M
  2. Argo - Warner Bros. - $16.6M
  3. Hotel Transylvania - Sony - $13.5M
  4. Taken 2 - 20th Century Fox - $13.4M
  5. Alex Cross - Lionsgate - $11.8M
  6. Sinister - Lionsgate - $9.0M
  7. Here Comes The Boom - Sony - $8.5M
  8. Pitch Perfect - Universal - $7.0M
  9. Frankenweenie - Disney - $4.4M
  10. Looper - Sony - $4.2M
  11. Seven Psychopaths - CBS Films - $3.3M
  12. Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The - Lionsgate - $2.1M

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

Paranormal Activity 4

56,700,000

26,500,000

30,200,000

56,700,000

26,500,000

30,200,000

 PAR

34

 PAR

Taken 2

36,900,000

23,500,000

13,400,000

281,671,469

175,700,000

105,971,469

 MUL

67

 FOX

Hotel Transylvania

28,000,000

14,500,000

13,500,000

187,320,955

68,300,000

119,020,955

 SNY

39

 SNY

Argo

17,825,000

1,200,000

16,625,000

44,391,489

1,200,000

43,191,489

 WB

9

 WB

Madagascar 3

14,900,000

14,900,000

-

699,291,482

482,900,000

216,391,482

 PAR

28

 PAR

Alex Cross

11,750,000

-

11,750,000

11,750,000

-

11,750,000

 MUL

1

 LGF

Sinister

11,330,000

2,300,000

9,030,000

45,550,168

13,600,000

31,950,168

 MUL

10

 LGF

Looper

9,800,000

5,600,000

4,200,000

104,540,132

46,700,000

57,840,132

 MUL

18

 SNY

Impossible, The

8,700,000

8,700,000

-

25,500,000

25,500,000

-

 WB

1

 LGF

Frankenweenie

8,534,000

4,100,000

4,434,000

40,243,000

11,900,000

28,343,000

 DIS

20

 DIS

Here Comes The Boom

8,500,000

-

8,500,000

23,224,328

-

23,224,328

 SNY

1

 SNY

Asterix et Obelix: Au Service de Sa Majeste

8,100,000

8,100,000

-

8,133,000

8,133,000

-

 MUL

5

-

Ted

8,070,850

8,000,000

70,850

481,229,785

262,600,000

218,629,785

 UNI

43

 UNI

Pitch Perfect

7,329,100

320,000

7,009,100

47,769,448

2,000,000

45,769,448

 UNI

5

 UNI

Perfect Number

4,200,000

4,200,000

-

4,262,000

4,262,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Masquerade

4,100,000

4,100,000

-

64,700,000

64,700,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Total Recall

4,000,000

4,000,000

-

183,877,969

125,000,000

58,877,969

 SNY

19

 SNY

Seven Psychopaths

3,305,000

-

3,305,000

9,192,992

-

9,192,992

 MUL

1

 CBS

Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The

2,750,000

600,000

2,150,000

13,520,625

4,400,000

9,120,625

 MUL

6

 LGF

Savages

2,600,000

2,600,000

-

70,123,100

22,800,000

47,323,100

 UNI

38

 UNI

Resident Evil: Retribution

2,500,000

2,500,000

-

217,352,411

175,600,000

41,752,411

 SNY

53

 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 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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