Hobbit Box Office Leader for Third Consecutive Week
Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) announced Sunday, the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 30, 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, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the No. 1 film in the world for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated weekend gross of $139 million from 63 markets. The film only dropped 12% from last weekend. The current worldwide total now stands at $687 million. Also, Skyfall is now over $1 billion worldwide after this weekend."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, December 30, 2012 are below.
Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The - Warner Bros. - $32.9M
Django Unchained - The