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Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending Jan. 12, 2014

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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which is based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending Jan. 12, 2014. 

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*:


RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

WEEKS IN RELEASE

1

Despicable Me 2

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

5

2

Runner Runner

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

1

3

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

4

4

Fast & Furious 6

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

5

5

Duck Dynasty: Season 4

Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF)

1

6

Man of Steel

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

9

7

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

4

8

The Wolverine

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

6

9

Elysium

Sony (NYSE: SNE)

4

10

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

43

*Week ended Jan. 11, 2013

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC RENTALS:


RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

WEEKS IN RELEASE

1

We're The Millers**

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

8

2

Despicable Me 2**

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

5

3

Fast & Furious 6**

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

5

4

The Wolverine (2013)**

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

6

5

Elysium (2013)

Sony (NYSE: SNE)

4

6

2 Guns**

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

8

7

The Lone Ranger (2013)**

Buena Vista (NYSE: DIS)

4

8

Man of Steel (2013)**

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

9

9

The Heat (2013)**

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

13

10

The Internship**

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

12

**Titles have delayed availability at certain rental outlets.

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About Retail Essentials®
Retail Essentials measures weekly consumer sales activity on standard DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles in the U.S. brick-and-mortar channel. No other service provides faster access to in-depth market data and weekly estimations of gross consumer spending. Rentrak delivers sell-through data broken down by DVD title, format, category, genre, TV market and more, within 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients can access current, weekly, and historical title sales data to competitively benchmark industry performance.

About Home Video Essentials®
Home Video Essentials is Rentrak's exclusive rental point-of-sale (POS) tracking system, which calculates title-level performance via rental transactions on over 65,000 DVD and video game properties in the brick-and-mortar, by-mail/online subscription and kiosk channels across North America. Rentrak is the world's largest processor of rental data, measuring in excess of one billion transactions each year from more than 5,000 storefronts, over 40,000 kiosks and over 9 million by-mail/online disc rental subscribers after the close of each business week. Clients are able to identify consumer trends, quantify performance, and benchmark findings against the broader business sector.

About Rentrak Corporation
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using our proprietary intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, only Rentrak is the census currency for VOD and Movies. Rentrak provides the stable and robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising professionals across the globe have come to rely on to better deliver their business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms including box office, multiscreen television and home video. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com

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