Entertainment

Transformers turns into box office behemoth with S$125 million opening

Transformers: Age of Extinction, the fourth film in the series of films about form-changing robots that save the planet, racked up S$125 million at the box office, jump-starting a sleepy summer with the year’s biggest opening weekend.

22 Jump Street, starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, was second with S$19.2 million in its third week in movie theaters, according to studio estimates. The animated film “How to Train Your Dragon 2” took the No. 3 spot with sales of S$16.4 million for the Friday through Sunday period at U.S. and Canadian theaters.

- Reuters