It was 2011's best opening weekend yet!
Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon exploded into the box office this weekend making $97.4 million. It was the largest opening weekend of the year, passing Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' $90.2 million debut.
It also was the biggest Fourth of July weekend, surpassing Spider-Man 2 and the third best July opening weekend behind The Dark Knight and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
Speaking of Pirates, its latest movie crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, which is now the eighth movie to do so.
So many records this weekend!
For the top 5 movies this Independence Day weekend, read below:
1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon — $97.4 mil
2. Cars 2 — $25.1 mil
3. Bad Teacher — $14.1 mil
4. Larry Crowne — $13.0 mil
5. Monte Carlo — $7.6 mil
So…what did U see this 4th of July weekend?
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