It's worth noting that the Fourth of July isn't typically a big movie-going day; these titles would likely have earned a bit more on a traditional Friday. Business should pick up over the weekend. Age of Extinction fell 75 percent to an estimated $10.6 million on Friday. That drop is on roughly on par with the other Summer releases that opened above $90 million. For the weekend, Transformers will likely earn less than $40 million.
In its third day in theaters, Tammy added $6.4 million for an early total of $18.2 million. For the weekend, it should earn around $22 million.
The rest of the field was very close on Friday. How to Train Your Dragon 2 took third place with $2.8 million, which brings its total to $134 million. Earth to Echo earned $2.6 million, and is on track for around $10 million this weekend. Deliver Us From Evil rounded out the Top Five with $2.5 million, which will likely translate to a $9 million weekend.
At 175 locations, Begin Again earned a solid $425,000. For the weekend, it will earn at least $1.2 million.