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Rentrak Announces Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals for Week Ending August 10, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals.

According to the company's Digital Download Essentials Industry™ service, the top ten purchased and rented movies, per data collected from Aug. 4-10, 2014, are below.  

Rentrak Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases and Rentals*:

RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

1

Divergent

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)

2

Amazing Spider-Man 2, The

Sony (NYSE: SNE)

3

Other Woman, The

Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX)

4

Noah (2014)

Paramount (NYSE: VIA & VIA.B)

5

Need for Speed

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

6

God's Not Dead

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)

7

Heaven Is For Real

Sony (NYSE: SNE)

8

Transcendence (2014)

Warner (NYSE: TWX)

9

LEGO Movie, The

Warner (NYSE: TWX)

10

Rio 2

Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX)

*Excludes NBC Universal and Independent Studio Content at this time.

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About Digital Download Essentials Industry™
Rentrak's Digital Download Essentials Industry service gathers and aggregates information from all leading digital licensees on purchased and rented digital content to give participating content providers (i.e., major movie studios, independent distributors, TV networks, etc.) the ability to compare the performance of their electronic sell-through (EST) and Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) content to the rest of the industry in the U.S. and 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 Rentrak.com.

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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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