Rentrak Announces Top DVD Sales and Rentals for Week Ending June 13, 2010

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ:RENT) , today announced the top ten DVD sales for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending.

According to the company’s Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs per data collected for the week ending June 13, 2010 include:

  Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs*

                                                                  WEEKS IN
   RANK TITLE                                     STUDIO           RELEASE
    1   Alice in Wonderland (2010)       Disney (NYSE:DIS)           2
                                          Paramount (NYSE: VIA;
    2   Shutter Island                    VIA. B)                     1
    3   From Paris With Love             Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF)         1
    4   The Wolfman                      Universal (NYSE:GE)          2
    5   Avatar                           FOX (NASDAQ:NWS)             8
    6   Dear John                        Sony (NYSE:SNE)              3
         True Blood: The Complete Second
    7    Season                          HBO (NYSE:TWX)               3
    8   Toy Story: Special Edition       Disney (NYSE:DIS)            5
    9   Toy Story 2: Special Edition     Disney (NYSE:DIS)            5
    10  Valentine's Day                  Warner Bros. (NYSE:TWX)      4

  *Week ended June 12, 2010

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About Retail Essentials®

Retail Essentials measures weekly consumer sales activity on standard DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles in the U.S. brick-and-mortar channel. No other service provides faster access to in-depth market data and weekly estimations of gross consumer spending. Rentrak delivers sell-through data broken down by DVD title, format, category, genre, TV market and more, within 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients can access current, weekly, and historical title sales data to competitively benchmark industry performance.

About Home Video Essentials®

Home Video Essentials is Rentrak’s exclusive point-of-sale (POS) tracking system, which measures title-level performance via rental transactions on over 65,000 DVD and video game properties in the brickandmortar, online, and kiosk channels across North America. Rentrak is the world’s largest processor of rental data, tracking in excess of one billion transactions each year from more than 13,700 storefronts within 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients are able to identify consumer trends, quantify performance, and benchmark findings against the broader business sector.

About Rentrak Corporation

Rentrak Corporation is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, home entertainment, video on demand and linear television, broadband and mobile, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as alternative currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional offices worldwide. For more information on any of Rentrak’s services, please visit

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