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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 16, 2012
--Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting--
By: PR Newswire
Dec. 16, 2012 04:48 PM
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.
Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.
Content in this chart is produced and/or compiled by Rentrak Corporation and its Box Office Essentials and International Box Office Essentials data collection and analytical service, and is covered by provisions of the Copyright Act. The material presented herein is intended to be available for public use. You may reproduce the content of the chart in any format or medium without first obtaining permission, subject to the following requirements: (1) the material must be reproduced accurately; and (2) any publication or issuance of any part of the material to others must acknowledge Rentrak as the source of the material.
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.
SOURCE Rentrak Corporation
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