Transformers 3 Breaks 2011 Opening Day Record On Way To $350M Cume For First Week

The Fourth Of July fireworks are already beginning at the box office. Paramount's Transformers 3 lit up 2011's biggest North American opening day, even though it's Wednesday, beating fellow 3D film Pirates Of The Caribbean 4 which had the year's highest gross on a Friday. The Michael Bay 3D actioner hit $37.7M Wednesday, which included the $8M from midnight screenings. Adding in Tuesday's pre-midnight 3D sneaks of $5.5M, the cume is now $43.2M.

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JL1938d ago (Edited 1938d ago )

So, where's that guy that was trying to tell me that Transformers 3 wouldn't break the Pirates: On Stranger Tides record but that Kung Fu Panda 2 stood a chance? lol

Next up: Potter will shatter them all.