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Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 15, 2013 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials™ theatrical measurement services.

Rentrak's Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, "Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) had a very happy 'Hobbit' weekend as 'The Desolation of Smaug' dominated the international box office, ranking #1 everywhere and grossing a phenomenal $131.2 million in 49 markets and a whopping $205 million worldwide in 50 markets.  Disney's 'Frozen' continues to chill the worldwide competition as the only kid-friendly offering and in 26 territories brings its global total to nearly $266 million, while Lionsgate's 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' ignites a whopping 84 territories with a global cumulative nearing $730 million."

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