INSIDE OUT DEBUTS IN 3D ADDING TO STRONG RESURGENCE OF 3D TITLESLOS ANGELES, Calif., June 21, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today that Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment's epic action-adventure, Jurassic World, continued to lure a strong number of summer moviegoers into 3D equipped theaters generating approximately 47% of its domestic second weekend gross on all 3D screens and platforms.
Holdover titles including San Andreas and Mad Max Fury Road, along with the new addition of Disney/Pixar's highly-acclaimed Inside Out contributed to another robust weekend for 3D overall, as the total market for 3D films on all platforms reached $207 million.
RealD's portion of the total 3D movie-going market this weekend is estimated at $59 million.
RealD 3D accounted for an estimated $33 million of the weekend's total box office on Jurassic World and an estimated $132 million to date on the film. RealD 3D equipped PLF auditoriums also continued to be in high demand, delivering $5 million of the weekend's total on Jurassic World.
The highly-acclaimed Inside Out debuted with 28% of its domestic opening weekend in 3D ticket sales. RealD equipped theaters accounted for $24 million of the estimated $91 million domestic gross.
"Whether it is Jurassic World or Inside Out or the other high performing 3D titles we have seen this year, moviegoers are turning out in droves for high quality, immersive 3D experiences and the best is still yet to come," said Anthony Marcoly, President of Worldwide Cinema at RealD.
Recent 3D successes worldwide have included San Andreas, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Avengers: Age of Ultron, among others. Upcoming this summer and through the end of the year, there is growing excitement for 3D motion pictures as diverse as Terminator: Genisys, Minions, The Walk, The Martian, Pixels, Pan, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, among others.
The world's most widely used 3D cinema technology, RealD 3D is installed in more than 26,500 auditoriums by approximately 1,200 exhibitors in 72 countries around the world.
About RealD Inc.
RealD is a leading global licensor of 3D and other visual technologies. RealD's extensive intellectual property portfolio is and can be used in applications that enable a premium viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere. RealD's core business is the licensing of RealD Cinema Systems and the product sale of RealD eyewear to motion picture exhibitors to enable a premium viewing experience for 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content in the theater.
RealD was founded in 2003 and has offices in Beverly Hills, California; Boulder, Colorado; London, United Kingdom; Moscow, Russia; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information, please visit our website at www.reald.com.
About Jurassic World
In the new film, when the massive and mysterious Indominus rex stages an escape and disappears into the jungle, order turns to mayhem and guests turn into prey. Dinosaurs escape into the open, skies and water to engage in an all-out war for survival, and no corner within the world's greatest theme park is safe anymore.
Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, BD Wong and Irrfan Khan star in the 3D epic action-adventure that is directed by Colin Trevorrow and based on characters created by Michael Crichton. The screenplay is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Derek Connolly & Trevorrow, and the story is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley are producers. Steven Spielberg and Thomas Tull are executive producers. For more information on the movie, please visit www.jurassicworld.com
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