Transformers Passes Pirates Domestically

According to Box Office Mojo, Transformers ($308.7 million) has now officially surpassed Pirates of the Carribean: At World’s End ($308.1 million) in domestic revenue for the third-biggest movie of the summer (behind Spider-Man 3 ($336.5 million) and Shrek the Third ($321 million)).

The Michael Bay-directed blockbuster was made for about $150 million, not counting marketing costs. It has pulled in an additional $367.1 million overseas for a worldwide total of $675.8 million, which is the fifth-best of the year.

Source: Craig