‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ grosses revenue of $1 billion

August 3rd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Hollywood, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The global box office revenue of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” has reached $1 billion. This is the first time that a Transformer movie has reached that landmark and the movie becomes the only tenth in the history of the world to have achieved that feat.

The movie is the property of Paramount movies and it has become the best grossing movie of all time for the studios. In North America, the movie had grossed a total of $338.8 million as at the end of last weekend. The movie’s gross from other parts of the world at the end of the weekend was $633 million.

CEO of Paramount Brad Gray in an interview said, “We are grateful for the extraordinary work of Michael Bay and his film-making team, executive producer Steven Spielberg, and everyone at Paramount around the globe who played a part in helping make this latest Transformers one of the 10 highest grossing films worldwide of all time.”

Two other movies – Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and Warner Bros. hit wizardry movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″ - have managed to hit the $1 billion mark this summer.

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