Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night

Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007 4:26pm CDT

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Entertainment website, Variety.com, is reporting that Transformers opened up pretty strong on its first night by wrapping its robotic hands around an estimated $8.1 million dollars. Ratatouille and Die Hard 4 also performed well yesterday by fetching $7.5 million and $4.3 million respectively. Click here to read the full article at Variety.com. Please note that it seems that something isn't working properly worth their website at the moment and that you will need to scroll down a little bit to read the actual article.

Credit(s): Variety.com, Gary Middleton


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Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197427)
Posted by Burn on July 3rd, 2007 @ 4:28pm CDT
So for 3000 cinemas, is that a good or bad effort?
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197433)
Posted by Milanion on July 3rd, 2007 @ 4:30pm CDT
It seemed like there was a lot of confusion over when opening night actually was. It was pretty packed where I was, but a lot of people I talked to thought it was still opening on the 3rd, and had gotten tickets for the 3rd instead.

But anyway, so far, so good.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197436)
Posted by Hi-Q on July 3rd, 2007 @ 4:31pm CDT
Burn wrote:So for 3000 cinemas, is that a good or bad effort?


I believe that's more people than went to see the original TF movie total....
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197446)
Posted by Seibertron on July 3rd, 2007 @ 4:34pm CDT
Variety.com: "On Memorial Day, Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" also slipped into theaters the night before its official opening, making an estimated $13 million in ticket sales."

Considering that it cost $300 million to make Pirates 3 and only $150 million for Transformers, I'd say for Paramount and all who are financially involved with the Transformers movie that this is HUGE.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197494)
Posted by Milanion on July 3rd, 2007 @ 4:56pm CDT
I like the Bernie Mac icon. That should go on on financial news announcements.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197522)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on July 3rd, 2007 @ 5:05pm CDT
Milanion wrote:It seemed like there was a lot of confusion over when opening night actually was. It was pretty packed where I was, but a lot of people I talked to thought it was still opening on the 3rd, and had gotten tickets for the 3rd instead.

But anyway, so far, so good.


Yeah same here. The theater was packed but alot of people had no clue about the 8:00 showing yesterday.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197535)
Posted by Bad Wolf on July 3rd, 2007 @ 5:08pm CDT
Megatron_Wolf wrote:
Milanion wrote:It seemed like there was a lot of confusion over when opening night actually was. It was pretty packed where I was, but a lot of people I talked to thought it was still opening on the 3rd, and had gotten tickets for the 3rd instead.

But anyway, so far, so good.


Yeah same here. The theater was packed but alot of people had no clue about the 8:00 showing yesterday.


the 8pm and the 11:15pm showing were not aired via the normal media channels.. So for all intents and purposes .. the "Official" release date is today 03July07
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197559)
Posted by frogbat on July 3rd, 2007 @ 5:13pm CDT
now someone kindly explain why it's opening in the uk in 3 weeks time
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (197998)
Posted by i_amtrunks on July 3rd, 2007 @ 7:19pm CDT
Thats not a bad effort, considering all the confusion about opening dates.

Its about the same as what a country with a population of 21 million managed to make the film in 3 days. :grin:
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198065)
Posted by lordmegatron44 on July 3rd, 2007 @ 7:50pm CDT
now everyone knows my real name
lets hope it makes more than 8 mill
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198128)
Posted by Sign Of The Cross on July 3rd, 2007 @ 8:23pm CDT
now someone kindly explain why it's opening in the uk in 3 weeks time

alright then! That's when they celbrate their Independence day. How's that?! Yeah! Independence from the Romans, that's it!
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198391)
Posted by Supreme Convoy on July 3rd, 2007 @ 10:38pm CDT
Burn wrote:So for 3000 cinemas, is that a good or bad effort?


:BOT: I think for an opening Monday night, it's pretty damn good. :CON:
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198405)
Posted by Bumbled on July 3rd, 2007 @ 10:43pm CDT
Yer it is really good... People were lining up over here...
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198421)
Posted by Anonymous on July 3rd, 2007 @ 10:51pm CDT
Bumbled wrote:Yer it is really good... People were lining up over here...


I cound NOT get tickets for opening day/night showings here.

I went by 3 theaters, even before they were opened, there were LONG lines at all of them...I doubt they were clamoring for RatPieceOfS***.

Just a guess there.

I JUST got tickets for tomorrow, for the only slot still open: 11:00AM.

I don't know about you guys, but here in Austin, Texas...the hype for this film is HUGE. Everyone is talking about the trailers at work.

It is not just TransFans that are stoked.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198571)
Posted by optimusprime72 on July 3rd, 2007 @ 11:44pm CDT
My wife was quick to point out all of the Transfans that went to go see it today when we went. You'd see a mother and her kids, a dad and his kids, a family, then you would see a lone man wander in and take a seat by himself. Then another. And another. Transfans? I think so.
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198795)
Posted by reanimate28 on July 4th, 2007 @ 1:20am CDT
optimusprime72 wrote:My wife was quick to point out all of the Transfans that went to go see it today when we went. You'd see a mother and her kids, a dad and his kids, a family, then you would see a lone man wander in and take a seat by himself. Then another. And another. Transfans? I think so.



nah those lone guys were just molesters after thie kids
Re: Transformers grabs $8.1 million on first night (198825)
Posted by Anonymous on July 4th, 2007 @ 1:38am CDT
reanimate28 wrote:
optimusprime72 wrote:My wife was quick to point out all of the Transfans that went to go see it today when we went. You'd see a mother and her kids, a dad and his kids, a family, then you would see a lone man wander in and take a seat by himself. Then another. And another. Transfans? I think so.



nah those lone guys were just molesters after thie kids


B-b-b-bbb-b-b-b-ut, it was on a TV show! I has to be true!!!

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