Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending April 21, 2013

 Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending April
                                   21, 2013

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2013

LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RENTRAK CORPORATION (NASDAQ: RENT)
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 April 21, 2013.

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY SALES*

RANK TITLE                          STUDIO                    WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Django Unchained (2012)        Anchor Bay/Starz (NASDAQ: 1
                                    LSTZA)
2    The Bible (The Epic            FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         3
     Miniseries)
3    The Hobbit: An Unexpected      Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)  5
     Journey
4    Lincoln (2012)                 Disney (NYSE: DIS)        4
5    Wreck-It Ralph                 Disney (NYSE: DIS)        7
6    Les Miserables (2012)          Universal (NYSE: GE)      5
7    Game of Thrones: The Complete  Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)  9
     Second Season
8    Rise of the Guardians          Paramount (NYSE: VIA and  6
                                    VIA.B)
9    Life of Pi                     FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         6
10   Zero Dark Thirty               Sony (NYSE: SNE)          5

*Week ended April 20, 2013

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY RENTALS

RANK TITLE                          STUDIO                    WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Django Unchained (2012)        Anchor Bay/Starz (NASDAQ: 1
                                    LSTZA)
2    Life of Pi**                   FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         6
3    Hobbit, The: An Unexpected     New Line (NYSE : TWX)     5
     Journey**
4    Les Miserables (2012)**        Universal (NYSE: GE)      5
5    Zero Dark Thirty               Sony (NYSE: SNE)          5
6    Lincoln (2012)                 Buena Vista (NYSE: DIS)   4
7    Argo (2012)**                  Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)  9
8    This Is 40**                   Universal (NYSE: GE)      5
9    Red Dawn (2012)**              MGM                       7
10   Skyfall**                      FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)         10

**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 www.rentrak.com

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Contacts:
Rogers & Cowan for Rentrak Corporation
Sallie Olmsted                         Amanda Bialek
(310) 854-8124                         (310) 854-8151
solmsted@rogersandcowan.com            abialek@rogersandcowan.com

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