Chimps attend movie screening of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

The newly released "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" brought in more than $72 million last weekend, according to the Associated Press.

Two of those box-office topping tickets were sold to two moviegoers who had a special connection to the film: two excited, young chimps.

Vali and Sugrive, both two years old, walked into the South Carolina theater with their human friends, handed the cashier money, and bought their own tickets, popcorn and juice, Good Morning America says.

The chimps, who sat on the laps of their friends during the film, reportedly reacted as you would expect a human to during different scenes. Scary, dramatic scenes caused one of the chimps to turn away and they even clapped for the "good guys."

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According to Good Morning America, some moviegoers were actually concerned that the chimps watching the movie would learn how to "take over the world." After all, that's part of the movie plot!

According to the UK Daily Mail, the chimps like to watch TV and both came from Myrtle Beach Safari, a rare and endangered animal preserve.

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