LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Rentrak Corporation(Nasdaq: RENT), the global leader in box office measurement, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of May 5, 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, "Marvel's Iron Man 3 continues at No. 1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $351.2 million from 55 territories and a stellar new worldwide cume of $680.1 million. This is best worldwide weekend thus far in 2013 moving last weekend's international opening to the second best of 2013. The estimated domestic (US and Canada) opening of $175.3 million is the second best opening of all-time behind Marvel's The Avengers. Disney has now crossed the $1 billion mark internationally, the fastest in their history, and this marks the 19th consecutive year that Disney has reached this international milestone."
The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, May 5, 2013 are below.
- Iron Man 3 - Disney - $175.3M
- Pain And Gain - Paramount - $7.6M
- 42 - Warner Bros. - $6.2M
- Oblivion - Universal - $5.8M
- Croods, The - 20th Century Fox - $4.2M
- Big Wedding, The - Lionsgate - $3.9M
- Mud - Roadside Attractions - $2.2M
- Oz The Great and Powerful - Disney - $1.8M
- Scary Movie 5 - The Weinstein Company - $1.4M
- Place Beyond the Pines, The - Focus Features - $1.3M
- GI Joe: Retaliation - Paramount - $1.3M
- Olympus Has Fallen - FilmDistrict - $1.2M
Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.
Weekend BO Estimate (USD)
Weekend Release Cume (USD)
No. of Territories
Iron Man 3
Pain And Gain
Big Wedding, The
Scary Movie 5
Olympus Has Fallen
Somos Tao Jovens
GI Joe: Retaliation
Oz The Great and Powerful
*Territory is a movie studio term for regions of the world consisting of various countries
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