Box Office Mojo reports that Paramount Picture's Transformers generated a healthy $8.1 million dollars take at the box office on its opening day, Monday July 2nd.

Disney's Ratatouille came in at second-place with $7.6 million dollars, where the animated film has generated an impressive $54.6 million dollars in its first four days of release.

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Live Free or Die Hard took in $4.2M for a total of $52.6

Evan Almighty generated $2.1M for a total of $62.8

In fifth place on Monday, was The Weinstein's Company's 1408 which hauled in $1.6M for a $42.0M total gross after 11 days of release.