Date: 4th August 2011

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' crosses $1 billion worldwide

In what’s becoming an increasingly common achievement in Hollywood, Transformers: Dark of the Moon crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office on Tuesday, the film’s 35th day of release. In doing so, Dark of the Moon became the first film in the Transformers franchise to earn $1 billion , as well as Paramount’s first-ever $1 billion box office hit.

The robot-alien blockbuster, which has earned $338.8 million domestically and $663 million overseas, is the third film to surpass $1 billion this summer, following Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Source: Press Release