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Rentrak Theatrical Announces Box Office Estimates for Weekend of July 20, 2008

July 20, 2008

LOS ANGELES, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Rentrak Theatrical, a business unit of Rentrak Corporation , today announced the weekend theatrical box office estimates for the weekend period of July 18 through July 20, 2008 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 9:30AM Pacific on Sunday, July 20, 2008 by Rentrak Theatrical include:

   Rank     Title                                 Weekend Gross    Locations    1    The Dark Knight                            $155,340,000        4366   2    Mamma Mia!                                  $27,605,376        2976   3    Hancock                                     $14,000,000        3776   4    Journey To The Center Of The Earth          $11,910,000        2830   5    Hellboy II:  The Golden Army                $10,037,500        3212   6    WALL-E                                       $9,813,000        3310   7    Space Chimps                                 $7,350,000        2511   8    Wanted                                       $5,097,135        2433   9    Get Smart                                    $4,085,000        2135   10   Kung Fu Panda                                $1,750,000        1505   11   Meet Dave                                    $1,635,000        3011   12   Indiana Jones Kingdom Crystal Skull            $970,000         757    Weekend of 07/18/2008 to 07/20/2008    (C) 2008 by Rentrak Corporation     About Box Office Essentials  

Box Office Essentials provides each studio with password-protected, real- time, web browser-based and 24/7 access to data pertaining specifically to their movie release titles. A sophisticated toolset allows studio distribution executives to view and analyze the information at different levels of detail and across a multitude of attributes (by theatre circuit, DMA, time zone, etc.), enhancing their ability to make faster, and better informed decisions. Additional features include online school calendars (K-12 and college), interactive release schedule and 24-hour subscriber support.

About Rentrak Corporation

Rentrak Corporation, based in Portland, Oregon, is an information management company serving clients in the media, entertainment, retail, advertising and manufacturing industries. The company’s Entertainment Essentials(TM) 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 Web site at http://www.rentrak.com/ .

   Contacts:   Rogers & Cowan for Rentrak Corporation               Sallie Olmsted                   Amanda Bartz               (310) 854-8124                   (310) 854-8151               solmsted@rogersandcowan.com      abartz@rogersandcowan.com  

Rentrak Corporation

CONTACT: Sallie Olmsted, +1-310-854-8124, solmsted@rogersandcowan.com,or Amanda Bartz, +1-310-854-8151, abartz@rogersandcowan.com, both of Rogers &Cowan for Rentrak Corporation

Web site: http://www.rentrak.com/