Disney's 'Frozen' Grosses $31.6M this Weekend; Lionsgate's 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Global Total Now $673.4M
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 8, 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 Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) continues its ascent in the international arena adding another $44.3 million from a whopping 83 markets plus $27 million in North America. This brings its global total to $673.4 million as it sets its sights on the first installment's $686.5 million worldwide revenue figure. Notably, Disney/Marvel's (NYSE: DIS) 'Thor: The Dark World' crossed the $600 million mark this past week at the worldwide box office."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 are below.