The Autobots (with help from the Decepticons) transformed and rolled out to a record-breaking opening over the weekend. Transformers: Age of Extinction, the fourth installment in the Michael Bay franchise, took in $100 million, which is the most successful opening of 2014, and the only movie yet to earn $100 million in its opening weekend.
Sequels dominated the Top 5 with 22 Jump Street in 2nd, How to Train Your Dragon 2 coming in 3rd and Think Like a Man Too taking the #4 spot. The only non-sequel was Maleficent, which rounded out the Top 5. Maleficent crossed the $200 million mark and is now Angelina Jolie’s highest-grossing live-action film ever.
Here is The Top 10 for the weekend of June 27 – 29, 2014:
1. Transformers: Age of Extinction ($100.0M)
2. 22 Jump Street ($15.8M)
3. How to Train Your Dragon 2 ($13.2M)
4. Think Like a Man Too ($10.3M)
5. Maleficent ($202.0M)
6. Jersey Boys ($7.7M)
7. Edge of Tomorrow ($5.4M)
8. The Fault In Our Stars ($5.1M)
9. X-Men: Days of Future Past ($3.3M)
10. Chef ($1.7M)
New Movies in bold.
Figures from Rotten Tomatoes.
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