Sony's Elysium is No. 1 Film Globally with $37M Gross for Weekend of August 18, 2013
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of August 18, 2013 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office EssentialsTM theatrical measurement services.
Rentrak's President of Theatrical Worldwide, Ron Giambra commented, "Elysium is the new No. 1 film in the world with an estimated weekend gross of $37.0 million from 42 territories and worldwide cume is now $95.1 million. Also, Smurfs 2 has crossed the $200 million mark worldwide."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, August 18, 2013 are below.
Lee Daniels' The Butler - The Weinstein Company - $25.0M
We're The Millers - Warner Bros. - $17.8M
Elysium - Sony - $13.6M
Kick-Ass 2 - Universal - $13.6M
Planes - Disney