'Transformers 2' Shatters Malaysian B-O Records
JULY 1, 2009 - Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen has set a new record in Malaysian box office as the Number 1 ALL-TIME INDUSTRY 5-DAY OPENING WEEKEND!
A UIP Press Release said the sequel also set an all-time biggest WEEKDAY collection on Monday, June 29.
The movie has also managed to surpass the entire box-office takings of Ironman and Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor in just 5 days.
Debuting at the top spot in its first weekend outing at the Malaysian box office, the Michael Bay sequel, which opened on June 24, has topped within the first 5 days of opening, making it the all-time biggest weekend opening in Malaysia.
On Saturday, 27 June, the movie logged the highest single-day box-office takings in Malaysian cinema history for any film released here – and continues to dominate ticket sales in cinemas nationwide.
The statement said Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen has surpassed some of the other blockbusters – 193% bigger than Dark Knight, 180% bigger than Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and 111% bigger than Spiderman 3.