Transformers: Age Of Extinction just broke the 2014 Box Office weekend debut record with sales that hit $100 million. The biggest domestic debut of 2014 was hit with controversy since critics did not appreciate it but sales did counter their initial thoughts.
At the moment, “Transformers: Age Of Extinction” is considered of being the biggest movie of the 2014 summer. The total first weekend sales around the world hit $300 million. The IMAX record in China was also broken.
The movie was produced by Paramount Pictures, which does not have a strong release schedule for 2014. The success of the last Transformers movie will surely help the company, a will the future month release of Hercules and the August launch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
The previous 2014 record was held by Captain America: The Winter Soldier, with $95 million.
Transformers: Age Of Extinction was produced with a budget of $165 million. This excludes marketing costs. The official forecast is that the movie will generate $265 million in domestic runs. Asia sales are expected to reach around $90 million.