BEIJING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth installment in the robot movie franchise, has earned more than 1.733 billion yuan (about 282 million U.S. dollars) on the Chinese mainland, according to a China Film News report on Tuesday.
The latest installment, which debuted here on June 27, had already bypassed the record set by "Avatar" to become the all-time top-grossing film on the Chinese mainland with 1.386 billion yuan by July 6.
In the week ending July 13, the hollywood blockbuster pulled in another 347 million yuan in ticket sales, according to the report.
Domestic romance "The Breakup Guru" grossed a respectable 165 million yuan in the recording week.
Third spot went to "Old Boys: The Way of the Dragon," a China-made comedy, with 103 million yuan.
"Seer V" and "Roco Kingdom 3," two domestic cartoon features, took the fourth and fifth places with 38.6 million yuan and 30 million yuan respectively. (To stay up to date with the latest China news, follow XHNews on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/XHNews and Xinhua News Agency on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/XinhuaNewsAgency.)