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'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Poised to Break 'Avatar' Record at Chinese Box Office

July 7, 2014 (8:33 am) GMT
The fourth installment of the 'Transformers' film franchise is on track to set a new record as the highest-grossing movie in China with $212.8 million in two weeks.
'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Poised to Break 'Avatar' Record at Chinese Box Office

"" is set to beat "" as the top-grossing movie ever in China. In its second week, the Michael Bay-directed action movie grossed $50.9 million for a total cume of $212.8 million in the country.

It's estimated that by midweek, the fourth "" movie will pass the $221.9 million record set by James Cameron's "Avatar" at the Chinese box office, not accounting for inflation. The big-budgeted flick has so far earned $575.6 million worldwide with China as the biggest market.

In North America, "Age of Extinction" still reigned in its second weekend with additional $36.2 million for a total of $174.6 million. It easily edged out newcomers "", "" and "" which all debuted over the Fourth of July weekend.

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