Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 16, 2012 --Only Rentrak Provides the Global Standard in Box Office Reporting-- PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2012 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 No. of Title Worldwide Int'l Domestic Worldwide Int'l Domestic Int'l Domestic Territories Hobbit: An Unexpected 222,975,000 138,200,000 84,775,000 222,975,000 138,200,000 84,775,000 WB 57 WB Journey, The Rise Of The 27,520,000 20,100,000 7,420,000 190,761,823 119,400,000 71,361,823 PAR 60 PAR Guardians Skyfall 19,200,000 12,200,000 7,000,000 951,066,063 678,700,000 272,366,063 SNY 85 SNY Twilight Saga: 18,175,000 13,000,000 5,175,000 782,865,069 506,000,000 276,865,069 MUL 74 LGF Breaking Dawn, Part 2 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 7,973,000 4,700,000 3,273,000 226,479,000 57,700,000 168,779,000 DIS 30 DIS Ralph Lincoln 7,244,000 - 7,244,000 107,898,000 - 107,898,000 DIS 1 DIS Playing For 4,597,000 1,350,000 3,247,000 15,838,092 5,000,000 10,838,092 MUL 3 FMDI Keeps 26 Years 3,500,000 3,500,000 - 15,500,000 15,500,000 - INV 1 - Whatcha Wearin'? (My 3,000,000 3,000,000 - 7,000,000 7,000,000 - CJ 1 CJ P.S. Partner) Anna 2,698,103 1,700,000 998,103 25,364,965 17,000,000 8,364,965 UNI 17 FOC Karenina Pitch 2,535,720 2,300,000 235,720 76,659,463 12,800,000 63,859,463 UNI 10 UNI Perfect Silver Linings 2,454,000 370,000 2,084,000 26,224,049 9,270,000 16,954,049 MUL 2 TWC Playbook Tutto Tutto Niente 2,400,000 2,400,000 - 2,700,000 2,700,000 - 1 1 - Niente 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 1,900,000 1,900,000 - 305,826,412 162,000,000 143,826,412 SNY 50 SNY Transylvania 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 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. 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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results For Weekend Of December 16, 2012
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