Transformers Nails $372M, No. 3 Opening Weekend Behind only 'Harry Potter' and 'Spider-Man 3' By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff Posted Jul 3, 2011 1:06 PM CDT 2 comments Comments In this publicity image released by Paramount Pictures, Bumblebee is shown in a scene from "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures) (Newser) – Transformers: Dark of the Moon notched a smashing weekend, pocketing an eye-popping $372 million from around the globe and grabbing the No. 3 opening weekend of all time. The third in the franchise pulled in $162 million domestically, but it's proving to be a blockbuster overseas, notes the Hollywood Reporter. The weekend's take is behind only Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($394 million) and Spider-Man 3 ($382 million). Click here for a roundup of reviews for Dark of the Moon.