Transformers Rules 4th of July Weekend Box Office

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Robots clearly rule at the box office!

Transformers: Dark of the Moon topped this holiday weekend's box office chart, ranking in a reported $97.4 million, according to early Sunday estimates.

Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Hungtinglton-Whiteley's flick even bested its predecessor, Transformers (2007), which drew $70.5 million. Dark of the Moon is expected to take in $372 million worldwide by Monday.

Kiddie animated flick Cars 2 zoomed to second place this weekend with a $25.1 million take, followed by Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake's raunchy comedy Bad Teacher ($14.1 million) in its second weekend in theaters.

Rounding out the weekend box office was the Tom Hanks-Julia Roberts rom-com ($13 million) and Selena Gomez's teenybopper flick Monte Carlo ($7.6 million).

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