Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Swings To Huge Opening Weekend Win

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Opening-Weekend

By Daniel Gates




Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took first place with a huge opening weekend at the box office, earning $73 million.

The sequel to the 2011 reboot easily beat Transformers: Age of Extinction, which came in a distant second with $16.5 million in ticket sales.

Nabbing third place was Tammy with $12.9 million.

22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2 came in fourth and fifth places with $6.7 million and $5.9 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were Earth to Echo ($5.5 million), Deliver Us From Evil ($4.7 million), Maleficent ($4.2 million), Begin Again ($2.9 million) and Jersey Boys ($2.5 million).

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