Shia, who? Transformers: Age of Extinction opened to the tune of $100 million this weekend, cruising to No. 1 at the box office and setting a record for the highest-grossing debut of 2014, Box Office Mojo reports.
The fourth installment in the Transformers franchise, the first without former franchise star Shia LaBeouf, also earned more than $200 million in foreign markets. The film the second-highest opening in the franchise, behind 2009'sRevenge of the Fallen (which, it should be noted, opened mid-week).
Sequels 22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2 held steady at second and third place, with $15.4 million and $13.1 million respectively. Last week's No. 1 movie, Think Like a Man Too, suffered a drop-off of more than 64 percent and fell to No. 4 with $10.4 million.
At No. 7 was Edge of Tomorrow with $5.2 million.
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