“Dawn of the Planet of Apes” takes number one in box office

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(KTVI)- “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” dawned this weekend at number one, taking in $73 million.

It made $18 million more than “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, the 2011 reboot of the apes series.

After two weekends on top, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”, fell to second this weekend with $16.5 million.

The Melissa McCarthy comedy, “Tammy”, was third this weekend with $12.9 million.