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Rentrak Announces Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals for Week Ending April 13, 2014

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PORTLAND, Ore., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals.

According to the company's Digital Download Essentials(®) Industry Service, the top ten purchased and rented movies, per data collected from April 7-13, 2014, are below.

Rentrak Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases and Rentals*:


    RANK TITLE                                STUDIO
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    1    Hobbit, The: The Desolation of Smaug Warner (NYSE: TWX)
    ---  ------------------------------------ -----------------

    2    Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)      Paramount (NYSE: VIA & VIA.B)
    ---  ------------------------------       ----------------------------

    3    Frozen (2013)                        Disney (NYSE: DIS)
    ---  ------------                         -----------------

    4    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues    Paramount (NYSE: VIA & VIA.B)
    ---  ---------------------------------    ----------------------------

    5    American Hustle                      Sony (NYSE: SNE)
    ---  ---------------                      ---------------

    6    Grudge Match                         Warner (NYSE: TWX)
    ---  ------------                         -----------------

    7    Blue Jasmine                         Sony (NYSE: SNE)
    ---  ------------                         ---------------

    8    Hunger Games, The: Catching Fire     Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)
    ---  --------------------------------     --------------------

    9    Pirate Fairy, The                    Disney (NYSE: DIS)
    ---  -----------------                    -----------------

    10   Saving Mr. Banks (2013)              Disney (NYSE: DIS)
    ---  ----------------------               -----------------
    *Excludes NBC Universal
     and Independent Studio
     Content at this time.

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About Digital Download Essentials(®)

Rentrak's Digital Download Essentials is the industry's only service that collects, verifies, consolidates and reports on all content digitally downloaded and streamed via the Internet including electronic sell-through (EST), Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and subscription-based (sVOD) streaming transactions. Digital Download Essentials lets clients know the exact performance of their digital content across multiple providers allowing them to make effective and informed decisions regarding their Internet-based movie and television content.Learn more.

About Rentrak

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.

Contact:
Antoine Ibrahim
(646) 722-1561
aibrahim@rentrak.com

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