Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen proved to be an unstoppable machine at the box office: The sequel raked in $112 million over the weekend, bringing its five-day total to $201.2 million.
The monster haul narrowly falls short of The Dark Knight's five-day gross of $203.8 million last summer, which remains the biggest five-day gross of all time.
Watch Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox and more strut their stuff at the Transformers premiereTransformers
did set some records of its own: Its weekend haul is the biggest opening of the year — easily eclipsing the $85.1 million opening of X-Men Origins: Wolverine
— and it's the first film of 2009 to break the triple-digit barrier in its debut weekend.
Falling back to second was The Proposal
, which added $18.5 million to bring its two-week total to $69.1 million. The Hangover
held on for third with $17.2 million. The surprise blockbuster now stands at $183.2 million.Up
landed in fourth place with $13 million, which pushed it past Star Trek
as 2009's top-grossing film with $250.2 million. Star Trek
dropped one place to eighth with $3.6 million for a cumulative gross of $246.2 million.
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The weekend's other new release, Cameron Diaz's triple-hanky tearjerker My Sister's Keeper
, opened in fifth place with $12 million.
Rounding out the top 10 were: Year One
(No. 6; $5.8 million); The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
(No. 7; $5.4 million); Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
(No. 9; $3.5 million); and Away We Go
(No. 10; $1.6 million).