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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of August 5, 2012

August 5, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5, 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 August 5, 2012 as compiled by the company’s Box Office Essentials(TM) 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, “Dark Knight Rises remains the No. 1 film worldwide with an estimated weekend of $103.4 million and worldwide cume of $733 million.”

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, August 5, 2012 are below.

  1. Dark Knight Rises, The – Warner Bros. – $36.4M
  2. Total Recall – Sony – $26.0M
  3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days – 20th Century Fox – $14.7M
  4. Ice Age: Continental Drift – 20th Century Fox – $8.4M
  5. Watch, The – 20th Century Fox – $6.3M
  6. Ted – Universal – $5.5M
  7. Step Up Revolution – Lionsgate – $5.3M
  8. Amazing Spider-Man, The – Sony – $4.3M
  9. Brave – Disney – $2.9M
  10. Magic Mike – Warner Bros. – $1.4M
  11. Moonrise Kingdom – Focus Features – $1.2M
  12. Beasts Of The Southern Wild – Fox Searchlight – $1.2M

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                                103,440,000                67,000,000         36,440,000          733,037,764        378,400,000         354,637,764   WB                       59     WB
    ----------------------                                -----------                ----------         ----------          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Ice Age: Continental Drift                             41,200,000                32,800,000          8,400,000          718,862,859        587,000,000         131,862,859   FOX                      63    FOX
    --------------------------                             ----------                ----------          ---------          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Ted                                                    37,478,660                32,000,000          5,478,660          280,713,895         77,300,000         203,413,895   UNI                      21    UNI
    ---                                                    ----------                ----------          ---------          -----------         ----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Total Recall                                           32,200,000                 6,200,000         26,000,000           32,200,000          6,200,000          26,000,000   SNY                      13    SNY
    ------------                                           ----------                 ---------         ----------           ----------          ---------          ----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Brave                                                  19,390,000                16,500,000          2,890,000          341,324,040        118,000,000         223,324,040   DIS                      32    DIS
    -----                                                  ----------                ----------          ---------          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days                         17,500,000                 2,800,000         14,700,000           17,500,000          2,800,000          14,700,000   FOX                       6    FOX
    ------------------------------                         ----------                 ---------         ----------           ----------          ---------          ----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Madagascar 3                                           16,340,000                15,800,000            540,000          522,804,830        312,000,000         210,804,830   PAR                      45    PAR
    ------------                                           ----------                ----------            -------          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    The Thieves                                            16,000,000                16,000,000                  -           34,000,000         34,000,000                   - SHOWBX                      1
    -----------                                            ----------                ----------                ---           ----------         ----------                 --- ------                    ---
    Step Up Revolution                                     13,200,000                 7,900,000          5,300,000           40,597,149         17,500,000          23,097,149  MULTI                     21    LGF
    ------------------                                     ----------                 ---------          ---------           ----------         ----------          ---------- -----                     ---    ---
    Amazing Spider-Man, The                                10,400,000                 6,100,000          4,300,000          677,740,333        427,100,000         250,640,333   SNY                      79    SNY
    -----------------------                                ----------                 ---------          ---------          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Watch, The                                              6,350,000                         -          6,350,000           25,363,203                  -          25,363,203   FOX                       1    FOX
    ----------                                              ---------                       ---          ---------           ----------                ---          ----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Magic Mike                                              5,080,000                 3,700,000          1,380,000          140,294,305         29,400,000         110,894,305  MULTI                      8     WB
    ----------                                              ---------                 ---------          ---------          -----------         ----------         ----------- -----                     ---    ---
    Prometheus                                              4,550,000                 4,550,000                  -          310,659,118        185,000,000         125,659,118   FOX                       3    FOX
    ----------                                              ---------                 ---------                ---          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    Sammy's Adventures 2                                    3,300,000                 3,300,000                  -            3,300,000          3,300,000                   -   CJ                        1
    --------------------                                    ---------                 ---------                ---            ---------          ---------                 ---  ---                      ---
    Dr. Seuss' The Lorax                                    2,800,000                 2,800,000                  -          331,730,500        117,700,000         214,030,500   UNI                      11    UNI
    --------------------                                    ---------                 ---------                ---          -----------        -----------         -----------  ---                      ---    ---
    ParaNorman                                              2,300,000                 2,300,000                  -            2,300,000          2,300,000                   -   UNI                       1    FOC
    ----------                                              ---------                 ---------                ---            ---------          ---------                 ---  ---                      ---    ---
    Stefan vs Kramer                                        2,200,000                 2,200,000                  -            2,200,000          2,200,000                   -   FOX                       1
    ----------------                                        ---------                 ---------                ---            ---------          ---------                 ---  ---                      ---

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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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