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Rentrak Announces Box Office Numbers for Weekend of March 19, 2010

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of March 19 through March 21, 2010 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service.

The twelve estimated top producing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, March 21, 2010 include: Rank Title Distributor Weekend Gross Cume Locations 1 Alice In Wonderland Disney $34,509,000 $265,752,668 3739 2 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 20th Century Fox $21,800,000 $21,800,000 3077 3 The Bounty Hunter Sony $21,000,000 $21,000,000 3074 4 Repo Men Universal $6,151,240 $6,151,240 2521 5 She's Out Of My League Paramount $6,015,000 $19,953,811 2958 6 Green Zone Universal $5,962,940 $24,701,970 3004 7 Shutter Island Paramount $4,755,000 $115,769,632 2704 8 Avatar 20th Century Fox $4,000,000 $736,880,952 1236 9 Our Family Wedding Fox Searchlight $3,800,000 $13,668,507 1609 Summit 10 Remember Me Entertainment $3,278,000 $13,944,428 2215 Summit 11 The Ghost Writer Entertainment $2,086,000 $6,776,169 819 12 Brooklyn's Finest Overture Films $1,679,000 $24,859,632 1311 Weekend of 3/19/10 to 3/21/10 Rentrak Corporation 2010 -Content in Rentrak Theatrical box office updates is produced and/or compiled by Rentrak Corporation and its Box Office Essentials(R) theatrical box office data collection and analytical service, and is covered by provisions of the Copyright Act. The material presented herein is intended to be available for public use. You may reproduce the content of the box office updates in any format or medium without first obtaining permission, subject to the following requirements: (1) the material must be reproduced accurately; and (2) any publication or issuance of any part of the material to others must acknowledge Rentrak Corporation as the source of the material.

About Box Office Essentials Box Office Essentials provides each studio with password-protected, real-time, web browser-based and 24/7 access to data pertaining specifically to their movie release titles. A sophisticated toolset allows studio distribution executives to view and analyze the information at different levels of detail and across a multitude of attributes (by theatre circuit, DMA, time zone, etc.), enhancing their ability to make faster, and better informed decisions. Additional features include online school calendars (K-12 and college), interactive release schedule and 24-hour subscriber support.

About Rentrak Corporation Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT) is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With reach across numerous platforms including box office, home entertainment, on-demand and linear television, broadband and mobile, Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional offices worldwide in Los Angeles, New York City, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom. For more information on any of Rentrak's services, please visit

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