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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 30, 2012

December 30, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30, 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 30, 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, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the No. 1 film in the world for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated weekend gross of $139 million from 63 markets. The film only dropped 12% from last weekend. The current worldwide total now stands at $687 million. Also, Skyfall is now over $1 billion worldwide after this weekend.”

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 30, 2012 are below.

  1. Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The – Warner Bros. – $32.9M
  2. Django Unchained – The Weinstein Company – $30.7M
  3. Les Miserables – Universal – $28.0M
  4. Parental Guidance – 20th Century Fox – $14.8M
  5. Jack Reacher – Paramount – $14.0M
  6. This Is 40 – Universal – $13.2M
  7. Lincoln – Disney – $7.5M
  8. Guilt Trip, The – Paramount – $6.7M
  9. Monsters, Inc. – Disney – $6.4M
  10. Rise Of The Guardians – Paramount – $4.9M
  11. Skyfall – Sony – $4.6M
  12. Silver Linings Playbook – The Weinstein Company – $4.1M

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                          139,420,000               106,500,000         32,920,000            686,703,000        464,000,000         222,703,000        WB                     63           WB
    ----------------------------------                          -----------               -----------         ----------            -----------        -----------         -----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Les Miserables                                               66,327,440                38,300,000         28,027,440            116,165,865         48,700,000          67,465,865       UNI                      9          UNI
    --------------                                               ----------                ----------         ----------            -----------         ----------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Life Of Pi                                                   43,025,000                39,200,000          3,825,000            304,695,184        220,000,000          84,695,184       FOX                     57          FOX
    ----------                                                   ----------                ----------          ---------            -----------        -----------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Jack Reacher                                                 32,110,000                18,100,000         14,010,000             67,161,000         22,500,000          44,661,000       PAR                     33          PAR
    ------------                                                 ----------                ----------         ----------             ----------         ----------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Django Unchained                                             30,688,000                         -         30,688,000             64,008,265                  -          64,008,265       MUL                      1          TWC
    ----------------                                             ----------                       ---         ----------             ----------                ---          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Wreck-It Ralph                                               22,405,000                20,400,000          2,005,000            275,855,000        100,200,000         175,655,000       DIS                     41          DIS
    --------------                                               ----------                ----------          ---------            -----------        -----------         -----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Parental Guidance                                            21,800,000                 7,000,000         14,800,000             36,588,692          7,000,000          29,588,692       FOX                      8          FOX
    -----------------                                            ----------                 ---------         ----------             ----------          ---------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Rise Of The Guardians                                        16,500,000                11,600,000          4,900,000            255,430,000        165,200,000          90,230,000       PAR                     60          PAR
    ---------------------                                        ----------                ----------          ---------            -----------        -----------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Skyfall                                                      14,900,000                10,300,000          4,600,000          1,000,246,774        710,600,000         289,646,774       SNY                     61          SNY
    -------                                                      ----------                ----------          ---------          -------------        -----------         -----------       ---                    ---          ---
    This Is 40                                                   13,185,850                         -         13,185,850             37,191,140             75,000          37,116,140       UNI                      1          UNI
    ----------                                                   ----------                       ---         ----------             ----------             ------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Lincoln                                                       7,509,000                         -          7,509,000            132,039,000                  -         132,039,000       DIS                      1          DIS
    -------                                                       ---------                       ---          ---------            -----------                ---         -----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Guilt Trip, The                                               6,700,000                         -          6,700,000             21,102,000                  -          21,102,000       PAR                      1          PAR
    ---------------                                               ---------                       ---          ---------             ----------                ---          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Tower, The                                                    6,600,000                 6,600,000                  -              6,700,000          6,700,000                   -        CJ                      1           CJ
    ----------                                                    ---------                 ---------                ---              ---------          ---------                 ---       ---                    ---          ---
    Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2                          6,450,000                 4,000,000          2,450,000            806,129,776        520,000,000         286,129,776       MUL                     75          LGF
    ------------------------------------                          ---------                 ---------          ---------            -----------        -----------         -----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Monsters, Inc.                                                6,363,000                         -          6,363,000             18,490,000                  -          18,490,000       DIS                      1          DIS
    --------------                                                ---------                       ---          ---------             ----------                ---          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Pitch Perfect                                                 6,358,295                 6,200,000            158,295             93,103,578         28,700,000          64,403,578       UNI                     16          UNI
    -------------                                                 ---------                 ---------            -------             ----------         ----------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    Silver Linings Playbook                                       4,110,000                         -          4,110,000             36,060,722          8,700,000          27,360,722       MUL                      1          TWC
    -----------------------                                       ---------                       ---          ---------             ----------          ---------          ----------       ---                    ---          ---
    De L'autre Cote Du Periph                                     4,000,000                 4,000,000                  -              9,000,000          9,000,000                   -       MUL                      1            -
    -------------------------                                     ---------                 ---------                ---              ---------          ---------                 ---       ---                    ---          ---
    Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away                                 3,700,000                 1,300,000          2,400,000             14,807,000          7,400,000           7,407,000       PAR                      6          PAR
    -----------------------------                                 ---------                 ---------          ---------             ----------          ---------           ---------       ---                    ---          ---
    (C) 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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