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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'/20th Century Fox
'Planet of the Apes' powers past 'The Purge' sequel for repeat win at box office

By Todd Cunningham, TheWrap

Moviegoers this weekend continued to hail Caesar, as "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" rolled to a $36 million repeat victory at the box office, holding off a challenge from the low-budget horror sequel "The Purge: Anarchy."

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Fox's sci-fi saga of the charismatic leaders of the apes, played by motion-capture whiz Andy Serkis, has captivated critics and that, coupled with strong word of mouth, drove the big second weekend. "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is just the second No. 1 film to hold its title more than a week this summer, along with "Transformers: Age of Extinction," and has taken in $139 million domestically.

Universal's "The Purge: Anarchy" came in second with a $28.3 million opening weekend, or three times its $9 million production budget, and easily outstripped the other two wide openers. Disney's animated "Planes: Fire and Rescue" finished third with $18 million, ahead of Sony's Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel comedy "Sex Tape," which disappointed with $15 million for fourth. Read more

Rank
Title
Weekend Gross
Cumulative Gross
# Of Theaters
Avg. Per Theater
Weeks Released
2
$29.8M
$29.8M
2806
$10.6K
2
3
$17.5M
$17.5M
3826
$4.6K
2
4
$14.6M
$14.6M
3062
$4.8K
2
6
$7.4M
$71.1M
3402
$2.2K
4
7
$4.7M
$180.5M
2229
$2.1K
7
9
$3.3M
$32M
2450
$1.3K
4
10
$3.2M
$228.3M
1541
$2.1K
9
11
$2.6M
$9.4M
1302
$2K
5
12
$1.7M
$11.4M
1030
$1.6K
5
13
$1.5M
$29.2M
1491
$1K
4
14
$1.2M
$44.4M
1003
$1.2K
6
15
$1.2M
$1.8M
34
$34.4K
3
16
$1.1M
$25.9M
552
$2K
12
17
$1.1M
$96.6M
602
$1.8K
8
18
$1.1M
$63.9M
628
$1.7K
6
19
$0.9M
$0.9M
736
$1.2K
2
20
$0.8M
$121.6M
557
$1.5K
8
21
$0.7M
$230.5M
387
$1.8K
10
22
$0.5M
$199M
326
$1.6K
11
23
$0.5M
$0.5M
68
$7.1K
2
24
$0.5M
$3.5M
211
$2.1K
5
25
$0.3M
$130.2M
256
$1.2K
16
26
$0.3M
$45.2M
285
$1K
10
27
$0.3M
$149.1M
230
$1.1K
12
28
$0.2M
$202.1M
218
$1.1K
13
30
$0.2M
$2.6M
96
$1.8K
8
31
$0.2M
$40M
175
$1K
11
33
$0.1M
$0.5M
100
$1.3K
4
34
$0.1M
$91.1M
149
$0.9K
15
35
$0.1M
$3.3M
80
$1.6K
13
36
$0.1M
$2.9M
90
$1.4K
8
37
$0.1M
$10.4M
92
$1.2K
13
38
$0.1M
$0.8M
154
$0.7K
6
39
$74.2K
$3.8M
18
$4.1K
2
40
$54K
$45.2M
14
$3.9K
2
41
$52.4K
$58.9M
46
$1.1K
21
42
$42.3K
$257.5M
202
$0.2K
5
43
$41.6K
$2.1M
33
$1.3K
10
44
$35.9K
$83.8M
60
$0.6K
14
45
$34.9K
$84.7K
7
$5K
3
46
$34.5K
$0.5M
29
$1.2K
4
47
$31.9K
$0.2M
15
$2.1K
6
48
$30.7K
$30.7K
1
$30.7K
2
49
$27.7K
$27.7K
4
$6.9K
2
50
$26.5K
$26.5K
2
$13.3K
2
51
$25.6K
$0.2M
11
$2.3K
5
52
$23.8K
$91.4M
7
$3.4K
2
53
$23.3K
$111.3M
63
$0.4K
21
54
$21.9K
$0.1M
9
$2.4K
6
55
$20K
$4.7M
11
$1.8K
3
56
$16K
$16K
1
$16K
2
57
$13.7K
$1.8M
11
$1.2K
16
58
$12.8K
$12.8K
25
$0.5K
2
59
$12.1K
$99.1K
7
$1.7K
6
61
$10.9K
$25.5K
5
$2.2K
5
62
$9.9K
$21.5K
4
$2.5K
3
63
$9.6K
$1.1M
11
$0.9K
7
64
$9.5K
$0.1M
8
$1.2K
3
65
$8.9K
$2.6M
9
$1K
3
66
$8.8K
$68.9K
7
$1.3K
6
67
$7.6K
$0.2M
3
$2.5K
5
68
$7.3K
$1.3M
7
$1K
3
69
$7.2K
$7.2K
1
$7.2K
2
71
$6.4K
$60.7M
11
$0.6K
19
72
$5.9K
$1.5M
12
$0.5K
3
73
$5K
$7.4K
5
$1K
3
74
$4.8K
$4.2M
6
$0.8K
22
76
$3.1K
$45.4K
3
$1K
3
77
$3K
$0.2M
4
$0.7K
12
78
$2.9K
$0.2M
8
$0.4K
9
81
$2.4K
$36K
3
$0.8K
2
82
$2.3K
$0.8M
4
$0.6K
3
83
$2.2K
$14.2M
3
$0.7K
2
84
$2.1K
$0.1M
3
$0.7K
3
85
$2K
$4.6K
2
$1K
3
86
$1.4K
$0.1M
3
$0.5K
3
87
$1.2K
$58.8K
2
$0.6K
14
88
$1K
$0.3M
3
$0.3K
4
89
$1K
$0.6M
4
$0.2K
19
91
$0.8K
$0.1M
1
$0.8K
2
92
$0.5K
$3.5K
1
$0.5K
2
93
$0.4K
$53.3M
1
$0.4K
2
94
$0.3K
$0.3M
1
$0.3K
8
95
$0.3K
$34.3K
1
$0.3K
9
96
$0.3K
$64.9K
1
$0.3K
14
97
$0.2K
$44.6K
3
$0.1K
3
98
$0.2K
$46.1M
2
$0.1K
2
100
$0.2K
$23.4M
6
$0K
2
101
$0.2K
$18.3M
1
$0.2K
2
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