Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending December 16, 2012

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending December
                                   16, 2012

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2012

today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray sales and rentals according to the
company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services
whichare based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week
ending December 16, 2012.


RANK TITLE                      STUDIO                   WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Ted                        Universal (NYSE: GE)     1
2    The Dark Knight Rises      Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 2
3    The Bourne Legacy          Universal (NYSE: GE)     1
4    Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox (NASDAQ: NWS)        1
5    Brave                      Disney (NYSE: DIS)       5
6    The Dark Knight Trilogy    Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 2
7    The Avengers (2012)        Disney (NYSE: DIS)       12
8    Men in Black 3             Sony (NYSE: SNE)         3
9    Finding Nemo               Disney (NYSE: DIS)       2
10   The Amazing Spider-Man     Sony (NYSE: SNE)         6

*Week ended December 15, 2012


RANK TITLE                         STUDIO                     WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Men In Black 3                Sony (NYSE: SNE)           3
2    The Watch (2012)**            Fox (NASDAQ: NWS)          5
3    Hope Springs (2012)           Sony (NYSE: SNE)           2
4    Lawless (2012)                Anchor Bay (NASDAQ: LSTZA) 3
5    Savages (2012)**              Universal (NYSE: GE)       5
6    The Expendables 2             Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)      4
7    The Campaign (2012)**         Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   7
8    The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Sony (NYSE: SNE)           6
9    Brave (2012)**                Disney (NYSE: DIS)         5
10   Ted (2012)                    Universal (NYSE: GE)       1

**Titles have delayed availability in certain rental outlets

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About Retail Essentials®
Retail Essentials measures weekly consumer sales activity on standard DVD and
Blu-ray Disc titles in the U.S. brick-and-mortar channel. No other service
provides faster access to in-depth market data and weekly estimations of gross
consumer spending. Rentrak delivers sell-through data broken down by DVD
title, format, category, genre, TV market and more, within 72 hours after the
close of each business week. Clients can access current, weekly, and
historical title sales data to competitively benchmark industry performance.

About Home Video Essentials®
Home Video Essentials is Rentrak's exclusive rental point-of-sale (POS)
tracking system, which calculates title-level performance via rental
transactions on over 65,000 DVD and video game properties in the
brick‑and‑mortar, by-mail/online subscription and kiosk channels across North
America. Rentrak is the world's largest processor of rental data, measuring in
excess of one billion transactions each year from more than 5,000
storefronts,over 40,000 kiosks and over 24 million by-mail/online disc rental
subscriberswithin 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients are
able to identify consumer trends, quantify performance, and benchmark findings
against the broader business sector.

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 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


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