Sausage Party

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Sausage Party is a 2016 American adult 3D computer animated adventure and comedy movie. It was a spoof of Disney and Pixar movies.

Plot[change | change source]

The story is of a sausage named Frank. He has dreams of living with his hot dog bun girlfriend, Brenda.

When Frank and Brenda's packages are chosen by a woman named Camille Toh to leave a supermarket called Shopwell's, a returned jar of Bickle's honey mustard tries to warn the groceries that the Great Beyond is a lie. But nobody listens except Frank. Honey Mustard then calls on Frank to seek out a bottle of liquor named Firewater. Honey Mustard throws himself to his death. This causes an accidental cart crash that makes Brenda, Frank and several other groceries to fall out; that includes a douche who gets his nozzle bent. The douche plots revenge against Frank and Brenda.

Teresa, a taco, falls in love with Brenda right after meeting her.

Meanwhile, at Camille's home, Frank's friends Barry and Carl are scared as they see the other purchased foods being cooked and eaten by Camille. Barry and Carl attempt to escape from a window. However, only Barry is successful; Carl is sliced in half by Camille.

When Frank separates from his friends, who disapprove of him being skeptical of the Great Beyond, he finds a cookbook behind the freezer section and reveals its contents to the rest of Shopwell's groceries. Initially panicking, the groceries choose to not believe Frank out of fear of losing their sense of purpose.

Voice cast[change | change source]

  • Seth Rogen as Frank Wienerton, a sausage who sets out to discover and expose the truth of his and his fellow groceries existence.[1][2]
  • Kristen Wiig as Brenda Bunson, a hot dog bun from an 8-bun package of Glamour Buns (net weight 340 grams) who is Frank's girlfriend.[2]
  • Jonah Hill as Carl, a sausage who is friends with Frank and Barry.[1][2]
  • Bill Hader as Firewater, an old Native American bottle of liquor and the leader of the immortal Non-Perishables.[2]
  • Michael Cera as Barry, a deformed sausage who is one of Frank's friends.[1][2]
  • James Franco as the Druggie, a drug-addled pot-bellied human who is the first one to see the foods as sentient beings after injecting himself with bath salts.
  • Danny McBride as Honey Mustard, a jar of Bickle's Honey Mustard who is returned to his Shopwell's shelf upon the shopper mistaking him for actual mustard and tries to warn Frank and the other products of the reality of the "Great Beyond".
  • Craig Robinson as Mr. Grits, a box of grits who is one of the immortal Non-Perishables.
  • Paul Rudd as Darren, the manager of Shopwell's who is nicknamed the "Dark Lord" as he disposes of expired food and spilled items.
  • Nick Kroll as Douche, a literal, murderous, ruthless and figurative douche who seeks revenge on Frank for breaking his nozzle and preventing him from reaching the "Great Beyond".[2]
  • David Krumholtz as Kareem Abdul Lavash, a Middle Eastern lavash who has a rivalry with Sammy Bagel Jr.[1][2]
  • Edward Norton as Sammy Bagel Jr., a Jewish Woody Allen-esque bagel who has an on and off rivalry with Lavash.[1][2]
  • Salma Hayek as Teresa del Taco, a Mexican lesbian taco shell who has a crush on Brenda.[2]

Production[change | change source]

The movie was given an NC-17 rating by the MPAA due to the visibility of pubic hair. The pubic hair was then removed. The movie got an R-rating for strong crude sexual content, explicit language and drug use.

Release[change | change source]

The movie was released in the United States on Friday, August 12, 2016.

Reception[change | change source]

Sausage Party took in $97.7 million in North America and $42.8 million in other countries. The total take-in was $140.4 million, against a budget of $19 million.

Critical response[change | change source]

The movie has an 82% rating by Rotten Tomatoes, meaning good reviews.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Goldberg, Matt (May 6, 2014). "Writer Evan Goldberg and Executive Producer James Weaver Talk R-Rated Animated Film SAUSAGE PARTY; Pixar Movies Will Get "Ripped Apart"". Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Wintraub, Steve (May 7, 2014). "Seth Rogen Talks NEIGHBORS, Expanding Rose Byrne's Role, the R-Rated Animated Comedy SAUSAGE PARTY, THE INTERVIEW, PREACHER, and More". Retrieved May 8, 2014.