Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 20, 2015

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LOS ANGELES (DECEMBER 20, 2015) — Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 20, 2015, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Rentrak’s suite of products.

Rentrak’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “A box office force has awakened the global movie marketplace as Disney’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is thrilling fans around the world this weekend with a combined $517 million debut (the second biggest global opening ever) and in the process posts the biggest North American opening weekend ever and the third biggest international debut of all-time.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec 20, 2015, are below.

1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Disney – $517.0M
2. Mojin: The Lost Legend – Multiple – $85.0M
3. Surprise – Journey To The West – Multiple – $24.0M
4. Sisters – Universal – $15.2M
5. Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip – 20th Century Fox – $14.4M
6. Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, The – Multiple – $13.4M
7. Good Dinosaur, The – Disney – $13.4M
8. Himalayas, The – CJ Entertainment – $8.5M
9. Spectre – Sony – $7.8M
10. In The Heart Of The Sea – Warner Bros. – $7.4M
11. Krampus – Universal – $5.6M
12. Creed – Warner Bros. – $5.1M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 20, are below.

1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Disney – $238.0M
2. Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip – 20th Century Fox – $14.4M
3. Sisters – Universal – $13.4M
4. Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, The – Lionsgate – $5.7M
5. Creed – Warner Bros. – $5.1M
6. Good Dinosaur, The – Disney – $4.2M
7. Krampus – Universal – $3.8M
8. In The Heart Of The Sea – Warner Bros. – $3.5M
9. Dilwale – UTV Communications – $1.9M
10. Bajirao Mastani – Eros Entertainment – $1.7M
11. Spotlight – Open Road – $1.5M
12. Spectre – Sony – $1.4M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed below.

Weekend BO Estimate (USD) Weekend Release Cume (USD) Distributor
Title Worldwide Int’l Domestic Worldwide Int’l Domestic Int’l Terr Dom
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 517,000,000  279,000,000  238,000,000 517,000,000 279,000,000 238,000,000  DIS n/a  DIS
Mojin: The Lost Legend 85,000,000 85,000,000 85,000,000  85,000,000  –  MUL 4  WGU
Surprise – Journey To The West 24,000,000 24,000,000 34,000,000  34,000,000  –  MUL 4  ASA
Sisters 15,217,860 1,800,000 13,417,860 15,217,860  1,800,000  13,417,860  UNI 3  UNI
Alvin And The Chipmunks: Road Chip  14,400,000  –  14,400,000  14,400,000  – 14,400,000  FOX 1  FOX
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2  13,450,000  7,800,000  5,650,000  595,538,774 341,100,000 254,438,774  MUL 92  LGF
Good Dinosaur, The  13,432,000  9,200,000  4,232,000 189,646,068 93,100,000  96,546,068  DIS 49  DIS
Himalayas, The  8,500,000  8,500,000  8,635,000 8,635,000  –  CJE 1  IND
Spectre  7,845,000  6,400,000 1,445,000 836,121,132 642,200,000  193,921,132  SNY 93  SNY
In The Heart Of The Sea  7,365,000  3,900,000  3,465,000 68,200,095 49,600,000 18,600,095  WB 53  WB
Krampus 5,581,745 1,800,000 3,781,745 47,612,400 12,800,000 34,812,400  UNI 43  UNI
Creed  5,085,000  –  5,085,000 94,900,073 7,000,000  87,900,073  WB 1  WB
Bridge Of Spies  4,726,000  4,500,000  226,000 130,345,654  60,400,000  69,945,654  FOX 31  DIS
Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale  3,900,000  3,900,000  4,000,000 4,000,000  –  NEX 1  –
*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries.

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