Transformers – The Last Knight Tops the Box office

Transformers: The Last Knight

Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it’s up to the unlikely alliance of inventor Cade Yeager, Bumblebee, an English lord and an Oxford professor to save the world.

The fifth installment of the series Is the latest offering from a sci-fi  Franchise with a reputation for mindless bloat, And you’d assume you’ll be looking at the franchise’s most dreadful offering yet. But surprise the fifth Transformers  Movie – The Last Knight,  Is far from the worst even tho the box office sales do not match previous transformer movies

The Winner At the box office this weekend :

Transformers: The Last Knight, Is the Newst in a seemingly endless series of sequels , It had no problem Moving Wonder Woman off  number 1  at the box office after weeks of fanatic fans loving the movie !!! Transformers Now at  number 1 with a estimated £4.64m, including £734,000 in previews. That’s Nearly as much as the rest of the films in the  top 10 list put together over the weekend .


When you get deep down into the details and the Revenue generated begins to look less impressive. Previous Transformers instalment Age of Extinction kicked off with a Massive £11.75m, although that number was boosted by six days of previews,  Which contributed £8.04m. Also in the series the Dark of the Moon (2011) began with £6.5m (£10.73m including previews) And the Revenge of the Fallen (2009) with £8.35m (no previews) and the original Transformers (2007) with £4.9m (£7.26m including previews).

So far this year, Not including previews 13 films have opened bigger than The Last Knight . including Beauty and the Beast, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and Wonder Woman. Currently, the IMDb user rating for the film is a mediocre 5.3/10. That should be a worry for Paramount pictures , Hasbro and partners . Because franchise fans tend to rush to see a movie first, and user ratings tend to drift downwards. The MetaCritic score is a dismal 28/100.

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