Box Office Top 20: 'Sausage Party' scarfs up $34.3 million

LOS ANGELES — It was a feast for the raunchy animated comedy "Sausage Party" at the box office this weekend. The R-rated pic about anthropomorphized hot dogs and other grocery store foodstuffs earned $34.3 million out of the gate against a modest $19 million budget.

"Sausage Party" still came in second to "Suicide Squad," which held on to the top spot again with $43.5 million in weekend two. The Warner Bros. and DC Comics film has grossed $222.6 million to date.

In third place, Disney's remake of "Pete's Dragon" stayed earthbound with only $21.5 million. The CG and live-action hybrid cost an estimated $65 million to produce.

Holdovers "Jason Bourne" and "Bad Moms" rounded out the top five with $13.8 million and $11.4 million, respectively.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by comScore:

1. "Suicide Squad," Warner Bros., $43,536,013, 4,255 locations, $10,232 average, $222,640,741, 2 weeks.

2. "Sausage Party," Sony, $34,263,534, 3,103 locations, $11,042 average, $34,263,534, 1 week.

3. "Pete's Dragon," Disney, $21,514,095, 3,702 locations, $5,811 average, $21,514,095, 1 week.

4. "Jason Bourne," Universal, $13,846,875, 3,528 locations, $3,925 average, $127,009,220, 3 weeks.

5. "Bad Moms," STX Entertainment, $11,362,783, 3,188 locations, $3,564 average, $71,374,076, 3 weeks.

6. "The Secret Life Of Pets," Universal, $9,064,565, 2,958 locations, $3,064 average, $336,166,640, 6 weeks.

7. "Star Trek Beyond," Paramount, $6,892,793, 2,577 locations, $2,675 average, $139,772,742, 4 weeks.

8. "Florence Foster Jenkins," Paramount, $6,601,313, 1,528 locations, $4,320 average, $6,601,313, 1 week.

9. "Nine Lives," EuropaCorp, $3,526,166, 2,264 locations, $1,557 average, $13,576,991, 2 weeks.

10. "Lights Out," Warner Bros., $3,215,446, 1,652 locations, $1,946 average, $61,130,264, 4 weeks.

11. "Nerve," Lionsgate, $2,639,399, 1,777 locations, $1,485 average, $33,087,794, 3 weeks.

12. "Ghostbusters," Sony, $2,272,206, 1,437 locations, $1,581 average, $121,681,208, 5 weeks.

13. "Ice Age: Collision Course," 20th Century Fox, $2,053,831, 1,548 locations, $1,327 average, $58,727,102, 4 weeks.

14. "Finding Dory," Disney, $1,312,219, 631 locations, $2,080 average, $476,725,279, 9 weeks.

15. "Anthropoid," Bleecker Street, $1,233,516, 452 locations, $2,729 average, $1,233,516, 1 week.

16. "Cafe Society," Lionsgate, $937,696, 455 locations, $2,061 average, $8,480,882, 5 weeks.

17. "Rustom," Independent Indian, $773,612, 133 locations, $5,817 average, $773,612, 1 week.

18. "Indignation," Roadside Attractions, $755,475, 267 locations, $2,829 average, $1,505,571, 3 weeks.

19. "Mohenjo Daro," UTV Communications, $747,791, 246 locations, $3,040 average, $747,791, 1 week.

20. "Hell Or High Water," Lionsgate, $621,329, 32 locations, $19,417 average, $621,329, 1 week.

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Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by 21st Century Fox; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.

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