'Apes' rules U.S. box office for second weekend

July 20, 2014 4:40 PM

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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" beat a horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

"Apes" collected $36 million in domestic ticket sales from Friday through Sunday, according to estimates from Rentrak. Low-budget horror film "The Purge: Anarchy" finished in second place with $28.4 million. [ID:nL4N0PT594]

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