Michael Bay’s latest Transformers blockbuster looks like the movie to beat this year.
Overtaking Godzilla and Captain America: The Winter Soldier the new Transformers film, Age of Extinction has set new records this year for takings on a movie opening.
The film grossed $100m at the US box office over the weekend with an additional $201m from outside the US including $90m in China. Just four days since it opened Age of Extinction has so far seen a total just over $300m.
Age of Extinction could go on to break the $1bn global box office takings mark prveiously smashed by Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Although the Transformers movies aren’t without their critics the CinemaScore ranking colelcted from US movie goers after viewing the film is currently an A-. Proof that the general public are enjoying the action packed CGI extravaganzas just as much as before.
Paramount have already announced they’ll be bringing a fifth Transformers movie in 2016 although it’s not known yet if movie making commercial success mastro Michael Bay will be returning to the helm.
Without any apparent major competition Transformers: Age of Extinction could end up taking the number one box office slot this year.