Paramount Pictures’ Transformers: Dark of the Moon continued dominating the box office on Thursday and Friday, earning $21.5 million and $32.9 million for the two days domestically. That means the Michael Bay film earned $97.6 million in the Tuesday night through Friday frame. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen had earned $127.9 million in the same amount of time (that movie did not have Tuesday night previews).
“Dark of the Moon” is on track to reach $180 million in its seven-day domestic debut and could reach $350 million worldwide. The film has made 60% of its domestic gross from 3D screenings and has received an ‘A’ CinemaScore from audiences.
The movie, starring Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong, Patrick Dempsey, Alan Tudyk and John Turturro, had earned $66 million internationally through Thursday.
Stay tuned on Monday for the full holiday estimates!