Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of May 17, 2015

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May 17, 2015, 15:28 ET from Rentrak

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of May 17, 2015, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Rentrak's suite of products.

Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Disney/Marvel's summer mega-hit 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' got off to a phenomenal start in China, grossing a truly staggering $156.3 million in 6 days since its Tuesday debut.  Along with the solid performance in other international territories and North America, the total estimated gross for Avengers: Age of Ultron now stands at $1.143 billion, which catapults it to now stand as the 8th highest grossing film of all-time.  Warner Bros.' 'Mad Max: Fury Road' blasted into cinemas in 68 international markets, grossing a solid $65 million and bringing its global total to $109.4 million while Universal's 'Pitch Perfect 2' had a solid international weekend earning $26.9 million in 29 markets for an early total of $38.1 million and a worldwide total of $108.4 million."

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, May 17, 2015, are below.

1. Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Disney - $223.8M 2. Mad Max: Fury Road - Warner Bros. - $109.4M 3. Pitch Perfect 2 - Universal - $97.2M 4. Furious 7 - Universal - $10.2M 5. Home - 20th Century Fox - $7.2M 6. Chronicles of Evil - CJ Entertainment - $6.3M 7. Hot Pursuit - Warner Bros. - $5.8M 8. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 - Sony - $5.3M 9. Age Of Adaline, The - Multiple - $4.7M 10. Cinderella - Disney - $3.9M 11. Ex Machina - Multiple - $2.4M 12. Far From The Madding Crowd - 20th Century Fox - $2.1M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, May 17, 2015, are below.

1. Pitch Perfect 2 - Universal - $70.3M 2. Mad Max: Fury Road - Warner Bros. - $44.4M 3. Avengers: Age Of Ultron - Disney - $38.8M 4. Hot Pursuit - Warner Bros. - $5.8M 5. Furious 7 - Universal - $3.6M 6. Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 - Sony - $3.6M 7. Age Of Adaline, The - Lionsgate - $3.2M 8. Home - 20th Century Fox - $2.7M 9. Ex Machina - A24 Films - $2.1M 10. Far From The Madding Crowd - Fox Searchlight - $1.3M 11. Woman In Gold - The Weinstein Company - $1.2M 12. Cinderella - Disney - $0.6M

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 Terr.

Dom

Avengers: Age Of Ultron

223,837,000

185,000,000

38,837,000

1,142,507,808

770,500,000

372,007,808

 DIS

92

 DIS

Mad Max: Fury Road

109,400,000

65,000,000

44,400,000

109,400,000

65,000,000

44,400,000

 WB

69

 WB

Pitch Perfect 2

97,228,250

26,900,000

70,328,250

108,428,250

38,100,000

70,328,250

 UNI

30

 UNI

Furious 7

10,247,940

6,600,000

3,647,940

1,488,781,435

1,145,000,000

343,781,435

 UNI

67

 UNI

Home

7,200,000

4,500,000

2,700,000

351,146,942

185,500,000

165,646,942

 FOX

24

 FOX

Chronicles of Evil

6,300,000

6,300,000

-

6,315,000

6,315,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Hot Pursuit

5,780,000

-

5,780,000

23,504,293

-

23,504,293

 WB

1

 WB

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

5,300,000

1,700,000

3,600,000

94,429,010

31,500,000

62,929,010

 SNY

53

 SNY

Age Of Adaline, The

4,700,000

1,500,000

3,200,000

48,072,169

11,000,000

37,072,169

 MUL

23

 LGF

Cinderella

3,928,000

3,300,000

628,000

521,027,551

323,800,000

197,227,551

 DIS

2

 DIS

Ex Machina

2,403,404

300,000

2,103,404

26,565,866

7,000,000

19,565,866

 MUL

8

 A24

Far From The Madding Crowd

2,128,000

828,000

1,300,000

10,630,647

8,000,000

2,630,647

 FOX

13

 FSL

Ostwind 2

2,000,000

2,000,000

-

2,000,000

2,000,000

-

 MUL

2

-

*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries.

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