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Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' takes Fourth of July

Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' takes Fourth of July

The Fourth of July weekend might have brought fireworks, but the holiday box office didn’t close with a big bang.

With no new popcorn blockbusters opening, “Transformers: Age of Extinction” easily triumphed.

The fourth entry in Paramount’s Michael Bay-directed robot franchise – Mark Wahlberg leads the new film, replacing Shia LaBeouf – took in $53,792,000 for the five-day period, according to studio estimates.

“Transformers” is the first summer flick to hold the No. 1 spot for two consecutive weeks, and it has generated nearly $175 million after just 10 days of release. After this weekend’s bounty, the film has logged...

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