Monday, July 11, 2011

Transformers 3 Conquers Box Office Again with $47 Million



A pair of comedies could not dislodge the blockbuster Transformers: Dark of the Moon from its perch atop the North American box office. Transformers 3held off the debuts of two new comedies, Horrible Bosses and the Kevin James vehicle Zookeeper, as it became the highest-grossing domestic earner for 2011 in less than two weeks.


Overall, the box office was off 25% from last weekend's holiday haul and a hefty 22% from a year ago when Despicable Me opened to a huge $56 million,The Twilight Saga: Eclipse earned $31 million and Predators attacked with $24.7 million.