Rentrak Announces Box Office Numbers for Weekend of January 8, 2010

Jan 10, 2010, 14:34 ET from Rentrak Corporation

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of January 8 through January 10, 2010 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service.

The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, January 10, 2010 include:

    Rank  Title          Distributor            Gross        Cume    Locations
    ----  -----          -----------           -------       ----    ---------

    1   Avatar           20th Century Fox      48,500,000  429,040,297    3422

    2   Sherlock Holmes  Warner Bros.         16,610,000   165,177,766    3626

    3   Alvin And The
        Chipmunks: The
        Squeakquel       20th Century Fox      16,300,000  178,184,676    3641

    4   Daybreakers      Lionsgate             15,000,000   15,000,000    2523

    5   It's Complicated Universal             11,007,375   76,370,040    2955

    6   Leap Year        Universal              9,165,150    9,165,150    2511

    7   The Blind Side   Warner Bros.           7,750,000  219,196,909    2880

    8   Up In The Air    Paramount              7,100,000   54,741,741    2218

    9   Youth In Revolt  The Weinstein Company  7,000,000    7,000,000    1873

    10  The Princess
        and the Frog     Disney                 4,743,000   92,638,571    2620

    11  Invictus         Warner Bros.           1,715,000   33,499,643    1340

    12  Nine (12/18/09)  The Weinstein Company  1,618,000   16,840,127    1060

Weekend of 1/08/10 to 1/10/10

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Rentrak Corporation, based in Portland, Oregon, is an information management company serving clients in the media, entertainment, retail and advertising industries. The company's Entertainment Essentials® suite of services is redefining media measurement in the digital broadband era. Entertainment Essentials provides customers with near-real-time, actionable insight into performance of content distributed over a wide variety of modern media technologies. Available by license or subscription, each Entertainment Essentials application allows executives to analyze detailed industry-wide and title-specific data to make decisions that enhance the bottom line and provide competitive advantage. For further information, please visit Rentrak's corporate website at

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