This Week At the Movies: Suicide Squad Dominates Everyone, Seth Rogen’s Sausage Party Delights Audiences and Jason Bourne Falls Flat

Here’s a look at the box office this weekend and who made the top ten.

“Suicide Squad” continues to crush the competition, placing first in its second week of release.

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“Suicide Squad” has earned $222.87 million in North America alone in just two weeks. Photo Source: Warner Bros. 

The Warner Bros. film earned $43.77 million this weekend even after many of the reviews were calling the film a flop.

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Jared Leto plays the famous role of The Joker in the film, while Margot Robbie plays his villian girlfriend, Harley Quinn.

The anti-superhero film is packed with stars including Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, and Viola Davis.

“Sausage Party” lands in the second spot this weekend, its first in release.

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Seth Rogen brings in the voices of his comedian friends including Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Danny McBride, James Franco, Craig Robertson, and Paul Rudd to his new animated comedy, “Sausage Party.” Photo Source: Sony.

The animated comedy stars the voices of many familiar faces such as Seth Rogen, Kristen Wig, Jonah Hill, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson.

The film follows the age old question, where does your food come from?

A young sausage sets himself on a journey to discover the truth of his existence.

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Photo Source: Sony.

The reviews are in, and audiences are loving the hilarious animated film, saying it “offers an amusing blend of humor and substance,” and is “a raunchy animated comedy.” 

Check out the trailer, it definitely is a different take on animated comedy, but it is Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

In third this weekend, another newcomer “Pete’s Dragon.”

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The film is a reboot of the 1977 version of “Pete’s Dragon,” which follows the adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, the dragon he lives with in the woods.

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Bryce Dallas Howard plays Grace, a forest ranger who finds Pete, played by Oakes Fegley, in the woods alone.. or so she thinks. Photo Source: Disney.

“Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford and Oakes Fegley as Pete.

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Legendary actor Robert Redford plays Bryce Dallas Howard character’s dad in the film. Photo Source: Disney.

Apparently the remake offers “strong family entertainment,” and “one of the year’s most delightful movegoing surprises.”

The Disney film earned $21.5 million in its premiere weekend.

“Jason Bourne” falls two spots this weekend, landing in fourth place.

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Matt Damon makes a huge comeback in the latest installment for the Bourne films after taking a nine year break. Photo Source: Universal. 

The action thriller earned $13.62 million this weekend, adding on the success of this fifth installment.

Bourne is brought out of his self inflicted hiding to uncover the truths of his past.

Matt Damon is back as Bourne after a nine year hiatus from the Bourne films, as well as director Paul Greengrass.

Other stars in the film include Julia Stiles, Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander.

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Julia Stiles has been playing her Bourne character, Nikki, since she was 19-year-old. Photo Source: Universal.

Rounding out the top five this week, we have “Bad Moms,” who also falls two spots.

The raunchy comedy about moms gives audiences the truth, the real deal on how hard it is to be a mother today.

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Martha Stewart makes a quick cameo as herself in the comedy “Bad Moms.” Photo Source: STX. 

 

The STX film stars Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, and Jada Pinkett Smith.

“Bad Moms” earned $11.45 million this weekend, overall making $71 million in just three weeks.

Here is how the rest of the list turned out this weekend.

6. “The Secret Life of Pets” earns another $8.84 million, still going strong.

7. “Star Trek Beyond” drops two spots, earning $6.8 million.

8. Premiering in eight place this weekend, “Florence Foster Jenkins” starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant earned $6.58 million.

9. “Nine Lives” starring Kevin Spacey pounces to ninth place,making $3.5 million.

10. In last place this weekend, we have the scary flick “Lights Out.” The film earned $3.22 million.

 

 

 

 

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