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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ crosses $750 million at global box-office

Looks like the Michael Bay helmer is well on its way to breach the $1 billion global mark at the box-office soon, Transformers: Age of Extinction majorly led the foreign box office for the third week running, supported by a record-shattering run in China.

The giant robots sequel added another $102 million to its collections from over 50 territories, taking its worldwide total to $752.5 million. The film, which was partially shot in the People’s Republic, has set a new benchmark for foreign releases, having grossed $262.6 million in the country adding another $25 million this week.

DreamWorks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 came in next with $34.4 million from 62 markets. The studios’ animation-produced sequel has taken its tally to $351.1 million worldwide after a month in theaters.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes secured $31.1 million from more than 30 markets, most of which were on the smaller side. With $11.4 million from South Korea, $2 million coming from India, $1.9 million from Malaysia and $6.6m from Australia; it opens next weekend in 29 other markets, including major film-going spots as Argentina, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.