Transformers: Dark of the Moon Opens to $37.3 Million Day One

After earning $5.5 million at the 9pm Tuesday night screenings, Transformers: Dark of the Moon added $37.3 million its first full day of release on Wednesday for a domestic total of $42.8 million.

The opening is quite a bit lower than the $62 million that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen earned its first day (also a Wednesday) and closer to the first Transformers‘ $27.9 million it earned its opening day (a Tuesday).

Internationally, “Dark of the Moon” earned $32.5 million its first day and has brought in $36.6 million including Tuesday previews. The worldwide total is $79.4 million so far.