Transformers: Age of Extinction Tops the Box Office
As expected, Transformers: Age of Extinction topped the box office, bringing in an estimated $100 million in North America, with a $41.6 million opening day. What’s amazing is, the film has also done amazing overseas bringing in around $90 million in China over its first three days. That’s a record for that market, and the film’s final act was set in the country with a high profile Chinese actress in it as well. The film also earned $111.3 million from other foreign markets. That puts it at $301.3 million for the opening weekend. Transformers: Age of Extinction cost an estimated $325 million.
The movie received an A- CinemaScore, and %17 on Rotten Tomatoes, showing off the polarizing reviews.
Not shockingly the film was mostly male, 64%, and older with 57% over 35. Only 27% of the crowd was under the age of 18.
On the other comic book movie front, Edge of Tomorrow has now earned $84.1 million in North America.
X-Men: Days of Future Past wound up in ninth place after its sixth weekend. The film has earned $233.4 million domestically.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 crossed the $200 million mark domestically, with a global total of $703 million.
When it comes to the 2014 rank, Captain America: The Winter Soldier is sitting at the top domestically $257.2 million, Days of Future Past is in third with $223.4 million, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is in fifth at $200.2 million.
Globally, things are a bit different. Days of Future Past is sitting on top globally at $712.7 million, The Winter Soldier is second at $711.2 million, and Spider-Man 2 is third at $703.7 million.