'Transformers' sequel leads studios to U.S. record

The domestic box office has rocketed to its best year ever, with “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” topping the chart.

Through Sunday, revenues for the year were $9.61 billion, besting last year’s record-breaking take of $9.59 billion, according to Rentrak.

With the Christmas sesh still ahead, it’s virtually certain that 2009 revs will cross the $10 billion mark.

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