Paramount's blockbuster gets a major post-World Cup boost as Brazil and Germany are top opening markets
Critical love had a lot to do with the Fox sequel's breakout opening, but radioactive notices didn't hurt the toy-bot epic -- at first
Strong reviews, ideal release date should lift the sci-fi action sequel past "Transformers" this weekend
It passes "Avatar" as highest-grossing film ever in China, where its $225 million take has outstripped its domestic haul
Some of the top critics in the country took a break from hating "Transformers" to lie through their teeth
Chongqing Wulong Karst Tourism Co. Ltd. says producers failed to show its logo prominently in the film, despite promises
Michael Bay's giant robot epic has taken in $212 million from the Mainland in 12 days, well over its $175 million domestic total
Melissa McCarthy comedy opens with $6.2 million; "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo" run 3rd and 4th
Michael Bay's mega-robot epic has taken in $134 million in the People's Republic, more than its $121 million domestic total
The Warner Bros. comedy opens wide Wednesday, along with "Deliver Us From Evil" and "Earth to Echo"
Yan worked at Disney for 20 years
The industry can see its future in the record $90 million first-weekend that Paramount achieved with its Chinese co-production
What have you done for your significant other, lately?
"Hello, police? I'd like to report an assault," Seattle Times critic Soren Anderson wrote
TheWrap's Jeff Sneider and Alonso Duralde credit Mark Wahlberg for looking smart in a really dumb movie
According to the vast majority of reviews, absolutely
The battling, metallic heroes have never looked better, but Michael Bay's choppy, dissonant storytelling methods remain as audience-punishing as ever
The film is described as being in the vein of classic macho movies "The Wild Bunch" and "The Magnificent Seven"