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“Transformers: Age of Extinction” is ruling the box office.

The fourth installment of filmmaker Michael Bay’s morphing robots series earned $ 100 million in its opening weekend, making it the biggest debut for a movie in 2014, according to studio estimates Sunday.

The Paramount film also earned $ 201.3 million from 37 international territories. “Transformers” specifically made $ 90 million in China.

“Transformers” stars Mark Wahlberg and Nicola Peltz as a human father and daughter who aid the transforming robots from the Hasbro toy franchise. The sequel introduces the popular Transformers characters based on the likenesses of dinosaurs.

“Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” the previous installment in the series, took in $ 97.8 million during its opening weekend in 2011.

Top 10 at the Weekend Box Office
1. “Transformers: Age of Extinction” – $ 100 M
2. “22 Jump Street” – $ 15.4 M
3. “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ – $ 13.1 M
4. “Think Like a Man Too” – $ 10.4 M
5. “Maleficent” – $ 8.2 M
6. “Jersey Boys” – $ 7.6 M
7. “Edge of Tomorrow” – $ 5.2 M
8. “The Fault in our Stars” – $ 4.8 M
9. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” – $ 3.3 M
10. “Chef” – $ 1.7 M

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