But the weekend’s receipts for the movie had a 56 percent decline from the its first weekend out and the No. 2 movie on the revenue charts, Sausage Party, actually did better per theater, earning an average of $10,828 in 3,101 venues, while Suicide Squad earned an average of $10,287 in 4,255 domestic theaters.
Sausage Party is Seth Rogan‘s latest stoner-inspired comedy about what it would be like if food we eat actually had a sentient existence. That is to say, a hot dog, for example, had a personality and an awareness that it was about to be boiled alive, then ground to a palatable mash by someone’s teeth.
This monstrously adolescent idea attracted an A-list of comedic stars – Seth Rogan, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd, Michael Cera, Bill Hader and others – and earned a whopping 83 percent approval rating from Rotten Tomatoes, proving once again that those bizarre thoughts you have while toking away might actually prove to be worth millions of dollars someday.
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