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Rentrak Announces Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of August 3, 2014

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Aug. 3, 2014 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 Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Star Lord and his pals boosted the summer box office as Disney/Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' enjoys a massive global debut of $160.4 million in 43 territories, topping the international chart with $66.4 million and the North American box office with the highest August debut ever of $94 million. Notably, Paramount's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' has joined the elite billion dollar top 20 global box office club."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, are below.

1. Guardians Of The Galaxy - Disney - $94.0M
2. Lucy - Universal - $18.3M
3. Get On Up - Universal - $14.0M
4. Hercules - Paramount - $10.7M
5. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes - 20th Century Fox - $8.7M
6. Planes: Fire and Rescue - Disney - $6.4M
7. Purge: Anarchy, The - Universal - $5.6M
8. Sex Tape - Sony - $3.5M
9. And So It Goes - Freestyle Releasing - $3.3M
10. Most Wanted Man, A - Roadside Attractions - $3.3M
11. Boyhood - IFC Films - $2.5M
12. Transformers: Age Of Extinction - Paramount - $2.2M

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

Title

Worldwide

Int'l

Domestic

Worldwide

Int'l

Domestic

Int'l

No. of Terr

Domestic

Guardians Of The Galaxy

160,400,000

66,400,000

94,000,000

160,400,000

66,400,000

94,000,000

 DIS

43

 DIS

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

56,200,000

47,500,000

8,700,000

449,329,673

260,000,000

189,329,673

 FOX

71

 FOX

White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom, The

40,000,000

40,000,000

-

44,000,000

44,000,000

-

 MUL

6

-

Roaring Currents

30,000,000

30,000,000

-

35,000,000

35,000,000

-

 CJ

1

 CJ

Hercules

24,900,000

14,200,000

10,700,000

108,848,048

56,500,000

52,348,048

 PAR

36

 PAR

Lucy

23,383,420

5,100,000

18,283,420

84,670,805

5,100,000

79,570,805

 MUL

5

 UNI

Transformers: Age Of Extinction

21,300,000

19,100,000

2,200,000

1,004,965,915

763,800,000

241,165,915

 PAR

61

 PAR

How To Train Your Dragon 2

21,215,000

20,000,000

1,215,000

465,269,057

296,700,000

168,569,057

 FOX

37

 FOX

Continent

17,000,000

17,000,000

-

82,500,000

82,500,000

-

 MUL

1

-

Get On Up

14,030,580

-

14,030,580

14,030,580

-

14,030,580

 UNI

1

 UNI

Purge: Anarchy, The

13,651,040

8,100,000

5,551,040

82,262,015

19,300,000

62,962,015

 UNI

36

 UNI

Girl Friends

13,000,000

13,000,000

-

13,020,000

13,020,000

-

 MUL

3

-

Planes: Fire and Rescue

9,924,000

3,500,000

6,424,000

77,596,000

30,000,000

47,596,000

 DIS

31

 DIS

22 Jump Street

8,300,000

7,100,000

1,200,000

289,861,082

101,400,000

188,461,082

 SNY

46

 SNY

Ruroni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire Arc

8,000,000

8,000,000

-

8,000,000

8,000,000

-

 WB

1

-

Sex Tape

7,750,000

4,200,000

3,550,000

51,708,464

17,800,000

33,908,464

 SNY

27

 SNY

Brick Mansions

7,500,000

7,500,000

-

42,896,829

22,500,000

20,396,829

 MUL

1

 REL

Step Up All In

5,800,000

5,800,000

-

26,200,000

26,200,000

-

 MUL

25

 LGF

KUNDO: Age of the Rampant

5,100,000

5,100,000

-

34,000,000

34,000,000

-

 SHO

1

 WGUI

Dragon Nest: Warriors' Dawn

4,250,000

4,250,000

-

5,500,000

5,500,000

-

 MUL

1

-

And So It Goes

3,994,160

650,000

3,344,160

12,672,943

2,200,000

10,472,943

 MUL

5

 FREE

Most Wanted Man, A

3,624,265

300,000

3,324,265

7,358,914

300,000

7,058,914

 MUL

2

 ROAD

Boyhood

3,522,210

1,000,000

2,522,210

15,565,590

8,000,000

7,565,590

 MUL

6

 IFC

Godzilla

3,200,000

3,200,000

-

507,222,103

307,300,000

199,922,103

 WB

1

 WB

House That Never Dies, The

3,000,000

3,000,000

-

61,500,000

61,500,000

-

 MUL

1

-

*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries.

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About Box Office Essentials®

Rentrak's Box Office Essentials is the movie industry's census-based currency, collecting, processing and reporting on how many people go to the movies and how much they spend in virtually every theater in North America. Every major studio, mini-major and prominent independent film distributor in the industry uses Rentrak's real-time and geographic-specific box office information that provides users with instant analysis of nearly the entire domestic box office landscape. Learn more.

About International Box Office Essentials
Rentrak's International Box Office Essentials collects and delivers box office results and attendance information from virtually every theater in developed and emerging markets around the world, reporting crucial box office grosses—including weekend results and estimates—in near real-time. As the industry's census-based standard in worldwide box office reporting, only Rentrak shows studios the precise performance of their movie in the U.S. and worldwide with an all-inclusive view of the global theatrical market. Learn more.

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 Rentrak.com.

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Senior Media Analyst
(818) 917-9697
[email protected]

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Rentrak is the entertainment industry's premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, measuring movie and television content everywhere the consumer is watching including box office, multiscreen television and home video.

 

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