Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of September 2, 2012 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 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 September 2, 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, "We now have two summer films over the $1 billion mark in global box office. Marvel's The Avengers hit the $1.5 billion plateau and The Dark Knight Rises stands at slightly over $1 billion."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, September 2, 2012 are below.

Estimated Box Office Numbers for Weekend of Aug. 31:

  1. Possession, The - Lionsgate - $17.7M
  2. Lawless - The Weinstein Company - $9.7M
  3. Expendables 2, The - Lionsgate - $8.8M
  4. Bourne Legacy, The - Universal - $7.2M
  5. ParaNorman - Focus Features - $6.6M
  6. Odd Life Of Timothy Green, The - Disney - $6.1M
  7. Dark Knight Rises, The - Warner Bros. - $5.9M
  8. Campaign, The - Warner Bros. - $5.4M
  9. 2016 Obama's America - Rocky Mountain Pictures - $5.1M
  10. Hope Springs - Sony - $4.7M
  11. Premium Rush - Sony - $3.9M
  12. Hit And Run - Open Road - $2.6M 

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

Dark Knight Rises, The

52,280,000

46,400,000

5,880,000

1,005,195,743

574,000,000

431,195,743

 WB

65

 WB

Amazing Spider-Man, The

33,700,000

33,700,000

-

733,900,057

475,300,000

258,600,057

 SNY

59

 SNY

Expendables 2, The

28,800,000

20,000,000

8,800,000

151,358,905

85,200,000

66,158,905

 MUL

21

 LGF

Possession, The

21,225,000

3,500,000

17,725,000

21,225,000

3,500,000

17,725,000

 MUL

8

 LGF

Bourne Legacy, The

19,848,265

12,600,000

7,248,265

157,546,705

61,300,000

96,246,705

 UNI

38

 UNI

Brave

14,192,000

12,900,000

1,292,000

469,266,000

237,600,000

231,666,000

 DIS

52

 DIS

Total Recall

13,885,000

13,000,000

885,000

155,454,625

98,700,000

56,754,625

 SNY

75

 SNY

Lawless

9,674,000

-

9,674,000

11,816,447

-

11,816,447

 MUL

1

 TWC

ParaNorman

9,650,735

3,100,000

6,550,735

55,524,979

17,500,000

38,024,979

 UNI

21

 FOC

Madagascar 3

9,500,000

8,900,000

600,000

602,508,920

388,000,000

214,508,920

 PAR

35

 PAR

Ted

7,832,021

7,100,000

732,021

384,296,926

168,400,000

215,896,926

 UNI

35

 UNI

Step Up Revolution

7,020,000

6,800,000

220,000

95,802,322

61,700,000

34,102,322

 MUL

15

 LGF

Ice Age: Continental Drift

6,280,000

5,000,000

1,280,000

831,112,814

675,500,000

155,612,814

 FOX

41

 FOX

Hope Springs

6,100,000

1,400,000

4,700,000

58,856,507

6,800,000

52,056,507

 MUL

4

 SNY

Odd Life Of Timothy Green, The

6,055,000

-

6,055,000

35,933,000

-

35,933,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

6,000,000

6,000,000

-

91,319,400

53,900,000

37,419,400

 FOX

21

 FOX

Marvel's The Avengers

5,595,000

3,900,000

1,695,000

1,501,845,000

882,300,000

619,545,000

 DIS

58

 DIS

Campaign, The

5,445,000

-

5,445,000

73,021,610

-

73,021,610

 WB

1

 WB

2016 Obama's America

5,103,382

-

5,103,382

18,270,412

-

18,270,412

 MUL

1

 RMTN

Watch, The

5,100,000

5,100,000

-

43,234,200

9,700,000

33,534,200

 FOX

20

 FOX

Prometheus

4,500,000

4,500,000

-

351,830,513

225,500,000

126,330,513

 FOX

7

 FOX

The Traffickers

4,300,000

4,300,000

-

4,900,000

4,900,000

-

 CIN

1

-

Premium Rush

3,900,000

-

3,900,000

12,255,197

-

12,255,197

 SNY

1

 SNY

Neighbor

3,500,000

3,500,000

-

10,800,000

10,800,000

-

 LOT

1

-

Tad, The Lost Explorer

3,100,000

3,100,000

-

3,100,000

3,100,000

-

 PAR

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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