Sony's 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2' Opens at Number 1 in the World, Grossing $35M for Weekend Ending September 29
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Sept. 29, 2013 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, "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 opens at No. 1 in the world with an estimated weekend gross of $35 million. Also, Despicable Me 2 has crossed the $500 million mark worldwide. Turbo and White House Down have both crossed the $100 million mark overseas.
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 are below.
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 - Sony - $35.0M
Prisoners - Warner Bros. - $11.3M
Rush - Universal - $10.3M
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