transformers 3 opening day 'Horrible Bosses' comes in at a solid second, 'Transformers' now top grossing film of 2011Two films had very, very good weekends. “Horrible Bosses” bested expectations, bringing in an estimated $28 million and coming in second to the unstoppable “Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s.”

As for “Transformers,” the third installment of the franchise made $47 million in week 2, pushing its total revenue since premiering to $261 million. That makes it the highest-grossing domestic release of 2011.

“Zookeeper,” the week’s other big new offering from Kevin James, also outperformed expectations, coming in shy of “Horrible Bosses'” take with $21 million.

Later this week, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” comes out, so “Transformers” should start saying goodbye to the #1 spot right now.

The full top 10…

1. “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” $47 million
2. “Horrible Bosses” $28 million
3. “Zookeeper” $21 million
4. “Cars 2” $15 million
5. “Bad Teacher” $9 million
6. “Larry Crowne” $6.3 million
7. “Super 8” $4.8 million
8. “Monte Carlo” $3.8 million
9. “Green Lantern” $3.1 million
10. “Mr Popper’s Penguins” $2.8M

Posted by:Mikey O'Connell