LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 2, 2012 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 President of Theatrical Worldwide, Ron Giambra commented, "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 is the No. 1 film in the world for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated weekend gross of $66.2 million from 74 markets. The film surpassed the $700 million mark worldwide this weekend and now stands at $702.4 million."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 2, 2012 are below.
- Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 - Lionsgate - $17.4M
- Skyfall - Sony - $17.0M
- Lincoln - Disney - $13.5M
- Rise Of The Guardians - Paramount - $13.5M
- Life Of Pi - 20th Century Fox - $12.0M
- Wreck-It Ralph - Disney - $7.0M
- Killing Them Softly - The Weinstein Company - $7.0M
- Red Dawn - FilmDistrict - $6.5M
- Flight - Paramount - $4.5M
- Collection, The - LD Entertainment - $3.4M
- Silver Linings Playbook - The Weinstein Company - $3.3M
- Anna Karenina - Focus Features - $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)
No. of Territories
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2
Rise Of The Guardians
Life Of Pi
Killing Them Softly
Silver Linings Playbook
*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries
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