Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 28, 2014, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office reporting, Rentrak provides the only theater-level reporting in the world. Customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results around the world using Rentrak’s suite of products.

Rentrak’s Senior Media Analyst Paul Dergarabedian commented, “Warner Bros.’ “Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” loomed large over the global box office landscape as it grossed $89.2 million this weekend internationally, with approximately 11.6 million admissions on 17.1k screens in 62 markets as the international total crosses the $400 million milestone & the worldwide total is now at an astounding $573.6 million.”

The top 12 worldwide weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, are below.

  1. Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Warner Bros. – $130.6M
  2. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb – 20th Century Fox – $50.9M
  3. Exodus: Gods And Kings – 20th Century Fox – $37.8M
  4. Unbroken – Universal – $34.4M
  5. Into The Woods – Disney – $32.6M
  6. Big Hero 6 – Disney – $29.6M
  7. Taking Of Tiger Mountain, The – Bona Film – $25.0M
  8. Annie – Sony – $22.5M
  9. Penguins Of Madagascar – 20th Century Fox – $19.4M
  10. Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The – Multiple – $17.9M
  11. P.K. – UTV Communications – $17.8M
  12. International Market – CJ Entertainment – $14.0M

The top 12 domestic weekend box office estimates, listed in descending order, per data collected as of Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, are below.

  1. Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Warner Bros. – $41.4M
  2. Unbroken – Universal – $31.7M
  3. Into The Woods – Disney – $31.0M
  4. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb – 20th Century Fox – $20.6M
  5. Annie – Sony – $16.6M
  6. Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The – Lionsgate – $10.0M
  7. Gambler, The – Paramount – $9.3M
  8. Imitation Game, The – The Weinstein Company – $7.9M
  9. Exodus: Gods And Kings – 20th Century Fox – $6.8M
  10. Wild – Fox Searchlight – $5.4M
  11. Big Hero 6 – Disney – $4.9M
  12. Top Five – Paramount – $3.8M

Full details regarding the global domestic and international box office results are listed in the table below.

[table caption=”Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 28, 2014″ width=”681″ colwidth=”250|100|100|100|50″ colalign=”left|center|center|center|center”]
Title,Worldwide,Overseas,U.S.,Studio
Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies,”130,620,000″,”89,200,000″,”41,420,000″, WB
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb,”50,900,000″,”30,300,000″,”20,600,000″, FOX
Exodus: Gods And Kings,”37,750,000″,”31,000,000″,”6,750,000″, FOX
Unbroken,”34,448,340″,”2,700,000″,”31,748,340″, UNI
Into The Woods,”32,621,000″,”1,600,000″,”31,021,000″, DIS
Big Hero 6,”29,554,000″,”24,700,000″,”4,854,000″, DIS
“Taking Of Tiger Mountain, The”,”25,000,000″,”25,000,000″,-, BON
Annie,”22,500,000″,”5,900,000″,”16,600,000″, SNY
Penguins Of Madagascar,”19,350,000″,”16,100,000″,”3,250,000″, FOX
“Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1″,”17,900,000″,”7,900,000″,”10,000,000″, MUL
P.K.,”17,785,075″,”16,035,075″,”1,750,000″, UTV
International Market,”14,000,000″,”14,000,000″,-, CJ
Paddington,”12,000,000″,”12,000,000″,-, MUL
Love On The Cloud,”10,000,000″,”10,000,000”,-, MUL
“Gambler, The”,”9,300,000″,-,”9,300,000″, PAR
“Imitation Game, The”,”8,330,000″,”400,000″,”7,930,000″, MUL
Criminal Designer,”7,700,000″,”7,700,000″,-, LOT
“Famille Belier, La”,”6,000,000″,”6,000,000″,-, MUL
Gone with the Bullets,”5,500,000″,”5,500,000″,-, MUL
“My Love, Don’t Cross That River”,”5,500,000″,”5,500,000″,-, CJ
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