CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Tops Movies on Demand Titles, Week Ending 1/26

Rentrak (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers.

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS stars two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

The film is directed by Oscar nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and based upon the book, A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca.

According to the company's OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed Movies on Demand titles, per data collected Jan. 20 - 26, 2014 are below.

Rentrak Top Ten MOD Titles:

RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

VOD

RELEASE

DATE

MPAA

RATING

BOX

OFFICE

($M)

1

Captain Phillips*

Sony

(NYSE: SNE)

1/21/14

PG-13

106.4

2

Lee Daniels' The Butler*

Anchor Bay

1/14/14

PG-13

116.6

3

Runner Runner*

20th Century Fox (NWSA)

1/07/14

R

19.3

4

Blue Jasmine*

Sony

(NYSE: SNE)

1/21/14

PG-13

33.2

5

Riddick*

Universal (CMCSA)

1/14/14

R

42.0

6

Despicable Me 2

Universal (CMCSA)

12/24/13

PG

367.9

7

All Is Lost*

Lions Gate

(NYSE: LGF)

1/21/14

PG-13

6.23

8

Fruitvale Station*

Anchor Bay

1/14/14

R

16.1

9

Carrie*

20th Century Fox (NWSA)

1/14/14

R

35.3

10

We're the Millers*

Warner Bros (NYSE: TWX)

11/19/13

R

150.0

Source: Rentrak OnDemand Essentials, as dated, rank based on transaction. OnDemand Essentials includes reporting from operator partners on Television on Demand usage.

*Indicates day-and-date with home video release.




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