See What Everyone’s Watching: “TOP DVD SALES and RENTALS 1st WK of DEC”

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the top ten DVD sales and rentals 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 and the top ten most-rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending December 4, 2011 include:

Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs*
RNK TITLE STUDIO WK
1 The Smurfs Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
2 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 4
3 Cars 2 Disney (NYSE: DIS) 5
4 Friends with Benefits Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
5 30 Minutes or Less Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
6 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Disney (NYSE: DIS) 7
7 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special FOX (NASDAQ: NWS) 2
8 Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas: The Play Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) 2
9 The Original Christmas Classics VEU 9
10 The Lion King Disney (NYSE: DIS) 9
*Week ended December 3, 2011
Rentrak Top 10 Renting DVDs
RNK TITLE STUDIO WK
1 Super 8 Paramount (NYSE: VIA.A and VIA.B) 2
2 30 Minutes or Less Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
3 Friends with Benefits Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
4 Our Idiot Brother Anchor Bay (NASDAQ: LSTZA)/The Weinstein Co. 1
5 The Smurfs (2011) Sony (NYSE: SNE) 1
6 Conan the Barbarian (2011) Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) 2
7 The Change-Up Universal (NYSE: GE) 4
8 Crazy, Stupid, Love Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 5
9 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 4
10 Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) Paramount (NYSE: VIA.A and VIA.B) 6
 

Super 8 seems to be doing a lil E.T. style capture…
Deano

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