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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 16, 2012

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 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 December 16, 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, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens at No. 1 worldwide with an outstanding weekend gross of $223 million. The US and Canada opening of $84.8 million is the largest opening of all-time for the month of December and the best opening for the Lord of the Rings franchise."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 16, 2012 are below.

  1. Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The - Warner Bros. - $84.8M
  2. Rise Of The Guardians - Paramount - $7.4M
  3. Lincoln - Disney - $7.2M
  4. Skyfall - Sony - $7.0M
  5. Life Of Pi - 20th Century Fox - $5.4M
  6. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Lionsgate - $5.2M
  7. Wreck-It Ralph - Disney - $3.3M
  8. Playing For Keeps - FilmDistrict - $3.2M
  9. Red Dawn - FilmDistrict - $2.4M
  10. Silver Linings Playbook - The Weinstein Company - $2.1M
  11. Flight - Paramount - $1.9M
  12. Hitchcock - Fox Searchlight - $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

Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The

222,975,000

138,200,000

84,775,000

222,975,000

138,200,000

84,775,000

 WB

57

 WB

Rise Of The Guardians

27,520,000

20,100,000

7,420,000

190,761,823

119,400,000

71,361,823

 PAR

60

 PAR

Skyfall

19,200,000

12,200,000

7,000,000

951,066,063

678,700,000

272,366,063

 SNY

85

 SNY

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2

18,175,000

13,000,000

5,175,000

782,865,069

506,000,000

276,865,069

 MUL

74

 LGF

Life Of Pi

16,900,000

11,500,000

5,400,000

198,959,406

129,400,000

69,559,406

 FOX

14

 FOX

Wreck-It Ralph

7,973,000

4,700,000

3,273,000

226,479,000

57,700,000

168,779,000

 DIS

30

 DIS

Lincoln

7,244,000

-

7,244,000

107,898,000

-

107,898,000

 DIS

1

 DIS

Playing For Keeps

4,597,000

1,350,000

3,247,000

15,838,092

5,000,000

10,838,092

 MUL

3

 FMDI

26 Years

3,500,000

3,500,000

-

15,500,000

15,500,000

-

 INV

1

-

Whatcha Wearin'? (My P.S. Partner)

3,000,000

3,000,000

-

7,000,000

7,000,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Anna Karenina

2,698,103

1,700,000

998,103

25,364,965

17,000,000

8,364,965

 UNI

17

 FOC

Pitch Perfect

2,535,720

2,300,000

235,720

76,659,463

12,800,000

63,859,463

 UNI

10

 UNI

Silver Linings Playbook

2,454,000

370,000

2,084,000

26,224,049

9,270,000

16,954,049

 MUL

2

 TWC

Tutto Tutto Niente Niente

2,400,000

2,400,000

-

2,700,000

2,700,000

-

1

1

-

Red Dawn

2,394,000

-

2,394,000

42,189,423

1,300,000

40,889,423

 MUL

1

 FMDI

Flight

1,940,000

-

1,940,000

89,448,038

-

89,448,038

 PAR

1

 PAR

Hotel Transylvania

1,900,000

1,900,000

-

305,826,412

162,000,000

143,826,412

 SNY

50

 SNY

Colpi Di Fulmine

1,800,000

1,800,000

-

1,800,000

1,800,000

-

 UNI

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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