Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which takes place ten years after Rise of the Planet of the Apes, jolted the weekend box office with $73 million, and also took 20th Century Fox across the $1 billion mark in domestic ticket sales this year — the first studio to do so this year. The fourth Transformers, which was on top the past two weekends, came in second with $16.5 million. Melissa McCarthy's comedy Tammy took the third spot with $12.9 million. 22 Jump Street and How to Train Your Dragon 2 continued to hold steady at fourth and fifth with $6.7 million and $5.9 million respectively. In limited release, Richard Linklater's 12-year project Boyhood, which David Edelstein praised as "momentous," earned $359,000 from just five theaters for a per-screen average of $71,800 — the second highest of the year so far. (Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel is first.)
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