Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending March 31, 2013

 Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending March
                                   31, 2013

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2013

today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray sales and rentals according to the
company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which
are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week
ending March 31, 2013.


RANK TITLE                           STUDIO                   WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Lincoln (2012)                  Disney (NYSE: DIS)       1
2    Les Miserables                  Universal (NYSE: GE)     2
3    The Hobbit: An Unexpected       Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 2
4    Rise of the Guardians           Paramount (NYSE: VIA and 3
5    Wreck-It Ralph                  Disney (NYSE: DIS)       4
6    Parental Guidance               FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        1
7    Zero Dark Thirty                Sony (NYSE: SNE)         2
8    Life of Pi                      FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        3
9    This Is 40                      Universal (NYSE GE)      2
10   The Twilight Saga: Breaking     Summit Entertainment     5
     Dawn - Part 2

*Week ended March 30, 2013


RANK TITLE                          STUDIO                    WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Argo (2012)**                  Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)  6
2    Zero Dark Thirty               Sony (NYSE: SNE)          2
3    Skyfall**                      FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         7
4    Rise Of The Guardians          DreamWorks (NASDAQ: DWA)  3
5    Lincoln (2012)                 Buena Vista (NYSE: DIS)   1
6    Wreck-It Ralph                 Disney (NYSE: DIS)        4
7    Killing Them Softly            Anchor Bay/Starz (NASDAQ: 1
8    Taken 2**                      FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         10
9    Playing For Keeps              Sony (NYSE: SNE)          4
10   The Twilight Saga: Breaking    Summit Entertainment      4
     Dawn Part 2

**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 over9 million by-mail/online disc rental subscribers
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 the entertainment and marketing industries' premier
provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring
actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using our proprietary
intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, only Rentrak
is the census currency for VOD and Movies. Rentrak provides the stable and
robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising
professionals across the globe have come to rely on to better deliver their
business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms
including box office, multiscreen television and home video. For more
information on Rentrak, please visit


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