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Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales and Rentals for Week Ending April 20, 2014

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LOS ANGELES, April 28, 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 are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending April 20, 2014. 

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

RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

WEEKS IN

RELEASE

1

Frozen

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

5

2

Ride Along

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

1

3

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

2

4

The Nut Job

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

1

5

The Pirate Fairy

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

3

6

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

1

7

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF)

7

8

Despicable Me 2

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

19

9

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B)

3

10

The Wolf of Wall Street

Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B)

4

*Week ended April 19, 2014

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

RANK

TITLE

STUDIO

WEEKS IN

RELEASE

1

Frozen (2013)**

Disney (NYSE: DIS)

5

2

The Wolf of Wall Street

Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B)

4

3

American Hustle (2013)

Sony (NYSE: SNE)

5

4

Gravity (2013)**

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

8

5

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B)

3

6

Homefront (2013)**

Universal (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

6

7

12 Years A Slave**

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

7

8

Grudge Match (2013)**

Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)

2

9

Out Of The Furnace**

FOX (NASDAQ: FOX)

6

10

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Lions Gate (NYSE: LGF)

7

**Titles have delayed availability at certain rental outlets.

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About Retail Essentials®

Rentrak's Retail Essentials is the home entertainment industry's leading service for weekly DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales insights from the brick-and-mortar market. Retail Essentials publishes estimated title-level national consumer spending and units sold within 72 hours after the close of each business week, giving users the ability to track industry performance and analyze the competitive landscape.Learn more.

About Home Video Essentials®

As the world's largest processor of DVD and Blu-ray Disc rental activity, Rentrak's Home Video Essentials is the only source for title-level, weekly home entertainment rental information from all sources: brick-and-mortar stores, by-mail/online subscription video and kiosks throughout the U.S. and Canadian markets. With Home Video Essentials, clients are able to quantify performance and benchmark findings against the industry, enabling them to make timely, informed business decisions and compete more effectively in the rental market.Learn more.

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 Video on Demand 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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Contact:
Antoine Ibrahim
646.722.1561
aibrahim@rentrak.com

Rentrak is the entertainment industry's premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, measuring movie and television content everywhere the consumer is watching including box office, multiscreen television and home video.

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