MichaelBay.com is reporting that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen opened with monster weekends in both the United Kingdom and Japan. In just 846 theatres in the two countries, the sequel grossed about $20 million dollars and was the clear #1.
The film opened with $14.1 million in 517 locations in the United Kindom, grossing 71% more than the first movie in the same time frame. In Japan, the film grossed $5.8 million in 329 locations, down only 13% behind the original movie that had the benefit of opening during summer school holidays.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is off to a great start at the box office. With reports of high ticket pre-sales and estimates, expect world-wide domination by the end of next weekend.
BTW, CAM's are slowly leaking out, if you see a DNB release, seriously do not bother, it's got over 30 minutes of audio missing, and the Russians have a sort of decent CAM out too....