‘Transformers’ Dominates Competitors- Box Office Results: June 26-28

Oh. My. God. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen grossed an estimated $112 million this past weekend! With that, it's now the 11th highest-making movie of 2009.Keep in mind that this is only its first weekend! The first Transformers movie brought in $70.5 million in its first weekend on the charts. Revenge of the Fallen entered the triple digit area. The movie gained the worldwide five day total record as well, grossing an estimated $201.2 million since it opened Wednesday, June 24th. Yet, Michael Bay's action flick starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox couldn't manage to topple The Dark Knight's breathtaking debut of $158.4 million. #2 to a Marvel hero. Congrats and sucks, Bay.

In second place (as if it really matters) was The Proposal starring Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock. It fell 45% from last weekend's top spot to $18.5 million. Behind was The Hangover with $17.2 million. I'm starting a Hangover watch. The results of this surprise comedy smash are stupendous at the very least; so far by its fourth week, Todd Phillips Vegas laugh has reaped a total $183.2 million. Disney∙Pixar's Up, about an old man who ties balloons to his house is also doing amazing: it remains the highest-grossing movie of the year. This weekend it snowballed to fourth with an estimated $13 million. Altogether? $250.2 million. Pretty good for Pixar's tenth

And at number five was My Sister's Keeper, the movie adaptation of Jodi Picoult's awesome book. Really, was it any competition to Transformers 2? It procured about $12 million. One million less than director Nick Cassavetes's The Notebook. Ouch.

Other movies that opened this weekend:
The Queen director's Chéri debuted with $408,000 in limited release; The Hurt Locker made $144,000; and Away We Go's expansion finally landed it at number ten with $1.7 million.

Here are the weekend results according to studio estimates Sunday-

  1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen…$112 million
  2. The Proposal…$18.5 million
  3. The Hangover…$17.2 million
  4. Up…$13 million
  5. My Sister's Keeper…$12 million
  6. Year One…$5.8 million
  7. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3…$5.4 million
  8. Star Trek…$3.6 million
  9. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian…$3.5 million
  10. Away We Go…$1.7 million

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