Rentrak: Over Half Of Previous Summer Sequel Box Office Revenue Came From Overseas —$3.8 Trillion of $7.2 Trillion in Worldwide Revenue of Prior 2013 Summer Sequel Films Came From Outside of The U.S.— PR Newswire PORTLAND, Ore., April 27, 2013 PORTLAND, Ore., April 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --As summer draws near and hotly anticipated sequels prepare to hit the big screen, Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), which precisely measures movies and TV everywhere, shows that worldwide box office totals for preceding films from this summer's sequel lineup have totaled over $7.2 trillion in worldwide revenue with over $3.8 trillion coming from outside of the United States. "This summer's lineup includes nine films releasing their first sequel and it's interesting to see how well prior first sequels on this list have done compared to the original," said Ron Giambra Rentrak's President of Theatrical Worldwide. "With more than half of the total prior box office revenue coming from outside of the U.S. also shows the type of global appeal these sequels are capable of bringing to this summer's box office." The charts below show the complete histories of success each of the summer sequel prior films have had. Iron Man 3 – Releases May 3 Prior Films Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Iron Man 2 5/7/10 $300,871,255 $312,433,331 $613,304,586 Iron Man 5/2/08 $214,152,662 $318,604,126 $532,756,788 TOTAL $515,023,917 $631,037,457 $1,146,061,374 Star Trek Into Darkness – Releases May 17 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Star Trek 5/8/09 $127,950,427 $257,730,019 $385,680,446 Fast & Furious 6 – Releases May 24 Prior Films Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Fast Five 4/29/11 $422,306,779 $210,031,325 $632,338,104 Fast & Furious 4/3/09 $194,253,742 $155,152,411 $349,406,153 The Fast and The Furious: 6/16/06 $95,904,503 $62,615,510 $158,520,013 Tokyo Drift 2 Fast 2 Furious 6/6/03 $109,125,679 $127,145,654 $236,271,333 The Fast and The Furious 6/22/01 $62,881,899 $144,533,925 $207,415,824 TOTAL $884,472,602 $699,478,825 $1,583,951,427 Hangover Part III – Releases May 24 Prior Films Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Hangover 2 5/26/11 $332,360,000 $254,464,305 $586,824,305 Hangover 6/5/09 $191,600,000 $277,322,503 $468,922,503 TOTAL $523,960,000 $531,786,808 $1,055,746,808 Monsters University – Releases June 21 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Monsters Inc. 11/2/01 $286,059,898 $255,873,250 $541,933,148 Despicable Me 2 – Releases July 3 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Despicable Me 7/9/10 $276,041,373 $251,513,985 $527,555,358 Grown Ups 2 – Releases July 12 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Grown Ups 6/25/10 $109,418,029 $162,001,186 $271,419,215 Red 2 – Releases July 19 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Red 10/15/10 $108,649,100 $90,380,162 $199,029,262 Kick-Ass 2 – Releases July 31 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Kick-Ass 4/16/10 $52,426,926 $48,071,303 $100,498,229 The Smurfs 2 – Releases July 31 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total The Smurfs 12/2/11 $420,452,393 $142,614,355 $563,066,748 300: Rise of an Empire – Releases August 2 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total 300 3/3/07 $245,400,000 $210,614,939 $456,014,939 Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters – Releases August 7 Prior Film Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total Percy Jackson & The 2/12/10 $138,487,307 $88,768,303 $227,255,610 Olympians: Lightning Riddick – Releases September 6 Prior Films Released Gross (Int'l.) Gross (US) Total The Chronicles of Riddick 11/16/04 $58,229,228 $57,675,295 $115,904,523 Pitch Black 2/18/00 $13,947,000 $39,240,659 $53,187,659 TOTAL $72,176,228 $96,915,954 $169,092,182 Rentrak's Box Office Essentials and International Box Office Essentials are the theatrical industry's source for comprehensive global box office intelligence and are used by every studio in the United States as well as many distribution entities around the world. Boasting a global footprint of the worldwide theatrical market, Rentrak is able to provide its clients with real-time box office intelligence, streamlined through one unique system, which allows users to view real time online reports from anywhere around the world. About Rentrak: 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 www.rentrak.com. RENTB Contact for Rentrak: Antoine Ibrahim (646) 722-1561 firstname.lastname@example.org (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130114/LA42144LOGO) SOURCE Rentrak Website: http://www.rentrak.com
Rentrak: Over Half Of Previous Summer Sequel Box Office Revenue Came From Overseas
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