Transformers: Dark of the Moon Sets Box Office High

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It turns out fireworks aren't the only type of explosions people enjoy on July Fourth Weekend.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon earned  $97.4 million over the last three days, making it the highest-grossing opening weekend of the year. So much for audiences caring about a good performance.

A look at the top five from this holiday weekend:

  1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon: $97.4 million
  2. Cars 2: $25.1 million
  3. Bad Teacher: $14.1 million
  4. Larry Crowne: $13.0 million
  5. Monte Carlo: $7.6 million