By Dave Campbell | June 28, 2009
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen explodes at the box office with a $109 million weekend. Revenge of the Fallen premiered on approximately 10,000 screens at 4,234 theater locations, and accomplished the biggest June opening weekend ever as well as the highest-grossing non-holiday, non-Friday opening weekend, and it ranked seventh overall. With $200.1 million since its Wednesday opening, the film scored the second-largest five-day start of all time behind The Dark Knight which had $203.8 million.
The first Transformers‘ opening weekend came in at $70.5 million, and crossed $200 million on its 12th day of release. Revenge of the Fallen also had the biggest IMAX weekend of all time with $11.7 million at 169 IMAX locations and $14.4 million in five days, beating out former title holder Star Trek which had $8.5 million at 138 theaters.
||Weekend Gross||Total Gross|
|1||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||$108,966,307||$200,077,255|
|5||My Sister’s Keeper||$12,442,212||$12,442,212|
|7||The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3||$5,451,107||$53,456,827|
|9||Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian||$3,643,522||$163,391,192|
|10||Away We Go||$1,709,313||$4,088,390|