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Monday, June 15, 2015

A Whopping 65% Of JURASSIC WORLD'S Record International Box Office Was 3D!!

This is absolutely amazing news! Solid facts backing the growing 3D market internationally. And I agree - the only way to see JURASSIC WORLD is in 3D - otherwise you miss all the realism and immersion!!

“JURASSIC WORLD” IN 3D DELIVERS APPROXIMATELY 65% OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES RECORD-BREAKING INTERNATIONAL OPENING WEEKEND

-3D Drives $205 Million of $315.7 Million International Launch-
Major Markets Experience the Epic New Action-Adventure in 3D With 95% of Moviegoers in China Supporting The Enhanced Immersive Experience; Top Performing 3D Markets Include Germany at 89%, Brazil at 78% and Russia at 74%

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 15, 2015) – RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today that Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s epic action-adventure, Jurassic World, dominated the worldwide box office this weekend generating approximately 65% of its international 66 market roll-out on 3D equipped screens. 3D ticket sales drove $205 million of the estimated $315.7 million record-breaking international launch.

RealD 3D ticket sales accounted for $70 million of the weekend’s total international box office led by strong performance in countries as varied as China (95%), Germany (89%), Russia (74%), Brazil (78%), and Colombia (77%).

“An event film like Jurassic World is made even more memorable when it’s experienced in 3D. We congratulate our friends at Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Legendary Films and our exhibition partners all around the world,” said Anthony Marcoly, President of Worldwide Cinema at RealD.

For the third week in a row, the worldwide box office was ignited by films presented in RealD 3D. Jurassic World is just the latest example of recent 3D successes worldwide, which 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 titles as diverse as Terminator: Genisys, Minions, The Walk, Inside Out, The Martian, Pixels, Pan, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, among several 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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