Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of October 7, 2012 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 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 7, 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 opens at No. 1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $105 million in 51 territories."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 7, 2012 are below.

  1. Taken 2 - 20th Century Fox - $50.0M
  2. Hotel Transylvania - Sony - $26.3M
  3. Pitch Perfect - Universal - $14.7M
  4. Looper - Sony - $12.2M
  5. Frankenweenie - Disney - $11.5M
  6. End Of Watch - Open Road - $4.0M
  7. Trouble with the Curve - Warner Bros. - $3.9M
  8. House At The End Of The Street - Relativity Media - $3.7M
  9. Master, The - The Weinstein Company - $1.8M
  10. Finding Nemo - Disney - $1.6M
  11. Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The - Lionsgate - $1.5M
  12. Resident Evil: Retribution - Sony - $1.1M

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

Taken 2

105,000,000

55,000,000

50,000,000

117,000,000

67,000,000

50,000,000

 FOX/EUR

51

 FOX

Hotel Transylvania

39,400,000

13,100,000

26,300,000

105,258,532

29,300,000

75,958,532

 SNY

23

 SNY

Madagascar 3

23,400,000

23,300,000

100,000

667,232,292

451,000,000

216,232,292

 PAR

30

 PAR

Looper

19,700,000

7,500,000

12,200,000

66,300,651

26,000,000

40,300,651

 MUL

11

 SNY

Pitch Perfect

15,216,400

480,000

14,736,400

22,062,608

480,000

21,582,608

 UNI

2

 UNI

Resident Evil: Retribution

13,450,000

12,300,000

1,150,000

200,700,730

159,700,000

41,000,730

 SNY

67

 SNY

Ted

12,133,705

12,000,000

133,705

451,231,005

232,900,000

218,331,005

 UNI

46

 UNI

Frankenweenie

11,500,000

-

11,500,000

11,500,000

-

11,500,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Masquerade

6,700,000

6,700,000

-

40,800,000

40,800,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Ice Age: Continental Drift

5,700,000

5,700,000

-

861,773,030

702,600,000

159,173,030

 FOX

4

 FOX

Dukhless

5,700,000

5,700,000

-

5,700,000

5,700,000

-

 UNI

2

-

House At The End Of The Street

4,198,000

500,000

3,698,000

32,531,144

5,000,000

27,531,144

 MUL

5

 REL

End Of Watch

4,000,000

-

4,000,000

32,845,946

-

32,845,946

 MUL

1

 OPRD

Trouble with the Curve

3,870,000

-

3,870,000

29,709,823

-

29,709,823

 WB

1

 WB

Bourne Legacy, The

3,751,860

3,400,000

351,860

232,082,535

119,800,000

112,282,535

 UNI

49

 UNI

© 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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