According to online movie ticket retailer Fandango.com, Transformers 2 already accounts for 45% of all their ticket sales, even though the movie doesn’t open until next weekend.
The film is currently outpacing this summer’s Star Trek movie and the original Transformers in advance ticket sales on Fandango at the same point in those films’ sales cycles (one week before release date). [via Fandango Press Release]
And this despite early reviews that report robot testicles, dogs humping each other, and robots humping human legs, among other things. Said director Michael Bay, “I wanted to make a film that was more true to my experience.” Then he let off a smoke bomb and escaped through a plate glass window.