Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dominated the box office this weekend, earning $73 million and cruising to No. 1 in its first week in theaters.
As a result, last week's top film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, dropped to No. 2 with $16.5 million. Tammy and 22 Jump Street also fell a notch to Nos. 3 and 4, bringing in $12.9 and $6.7 million, respectively.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 held steady at No. 5 with $5.8 million, as did Earth to Echo at No. 6 with $5.5 million.