Paramount’s Bumblebee, the Transformers origin story starring Hailee Steinfeld and directed by Travis Knight, hit $401.3 million worldwide this weekend, with $113.9 million at the domestic box office and $287.4 million at the international box office.

China had the most viewers, followed by the UK, Korea, Mexico, and Indonesia. The last two films in the franchise also performed best in China.

Bumblebee had a lower budget than the rest of the franchise, at an estimated $135 million. A sequel is in the works, along with an animated movie.

Photo: Paramount Pictures

h/t Deadline

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Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.