TAKEN 2 Leads Box Office Weekend of 10/7, Followed by HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA & PITCH PERFECT

Rentrak Corporation today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of October 7, 2012 as compiled by the company's Box Office Essentials™ and International Box Office Essentials theatrical measurement services.

Rentrak's President of Theatrical Worldwide, Ron Giambra commented, "Taken 2 opens at No. 1 worldwide with an estimated weekend gross of $105 million in 51 territories."

The top-12 domestic weekend box office estimates listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, October 7, 2012 are below.

Taken 2 - 20th Century Fox - $50.0M
Hotel Transylvania - Sony - $26.3M
Pitch Perfect - Universal - $14.7M
Looper - Sony - $12.2M
Frankenweenie - Disney - $11.5M
End Of Watch - Open Road - $4.0M
Trouble with the Curve - Warner Bros. - $3.9M
House At The End Of The Street - Relativity Media - $3.7M
Master, The - The Weinstein Company - $1.8M
Finding Nemo - Disney - $1.6M
Perks Of Being A Wallflower, The - Lionsgate - $1.5M
Resident Evil: Retribution - Sony - $1.1M

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.

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