<strong><em>Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen</em></strong>
The fans came out in a frenzy at midnight to catch the latest installment of the robots in disguise in near-record fashion. According to Variety, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen took in an estimated $16 million from midnight screenings last night.

While the mark is the highest ever for a Wednesday release, the tally still falls just short of The Dark Knight $18.5 million gross from its midnight showings.

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen bowed in approximately 3,000 screens at 12:01 AM last night and will expand to 4,226 theaters today.