Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes easily claimed the top spot in its debut weekend, leaving its competition in the dust. While the Apes sequel will likely end the weekend with a mid-$70 million haul, the closest contender was Michael Bay’s Transformers: Age of Extinction, which brought in $16.5 million. While the weekend performance for Optimus Prime and Co. wasn’t all that impressive, the movie did cross the $200 million domestic watermark, as well as three-quarters of a billion dollars at the global box office. Let that sink in for a second before you check out the rest of the weekend’s top flicks.
Here are how the top ten stand:
|1.||Dawn of the Planet of the Apes||$73,000,000||$73.0|
|2.||Transformers: Age of Extinction||$16,500,000||$209.0|
|4.||22 Jump Street||$6,700,000||$172.0|
|5.||How to Train Your Dragon 2||$5,865,000||$152.1|
|6.||Earth to Echo||$5,500,000||$24.6|
|7.||Deliver Us from Evil||$4,700,000||$25.0|
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