New Transformers film breaks records in Hong Kong

The latest Transformers film has shattered box office records in Hong Kong by becoming the first movie to break $1 million (GBP590,000) in a day. The fourth instalment of the robot wars franchise, which was partly shot in Hong Kong, grossed $1 million in the 24 hours since its release on 26 June (14).
The blockbuster has landed the all-time highest-grossing non-holiday opening, beating out last year’s (13) Iron Man 3.
The film’s world premiere was held in Hong Kong on 19 June (14).