Well… here we are. I’m honestly at a loss for words as I’m writing this and trying to figure out a good hook to start this review… but it’s a “R” rated, animated comedy movie called “Sausage Party” people. What more can I say? Let’s just break it down already.
Sausage Party is directed by Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon and stars Seth Rogen and basically all his friends voicing a variety of foods in the most lewd way possible. The story here is that the food in grocery stores believe that us humans are Gods and when they’re chosen by us humans, they believe they’re going to heaven. Clearly, that’s not what happens as they learn the terrible truth that’s been hidden from them for centuries. Yep.
In all seriousness, this is the kind of movie you shouldn’t take too seriously. Clearly, this movie knows it’s not going to win any Oscars, but I will give it credit for being incredibly creative with this most-likely, pot induced concept. That said, Sausage Party is actually pretty entertaining and good laughfest, nothing more and nothing less.
Without a doubt, this has to be the raunchiest movie I’ve seen in a long time. This is an absurdly, over-the-top movie with actually a surprising amount of satire. This film pokes fun at stereotypes, belief systems, copyright infringements and portrays all of it through the actions and dialogue of the food pretty cleverly.
However in my opinion, this movie isn’t the rolling on the floor laughing riot that I think they were marketing this film as. When it’s funny, it’s damn funny and when it’s not funny, it’s just not that funny. Some things really worked, while other things just fell flat. To me, it got a little repetitive after the one thousandth “f-bomb” dropped by a walking sausage.
I’ll say this though, the ending of this movie made my jaw drop hard to the floor, it’s just insanely shocking. Wow this is a hard “R” film. Jesus.
There’s not really much more I can say about Sausage Party. It’s just a solid, entertaining movie with an outrageous amount of raunch. Plus to this movie’s credit, I was not bored once during its runtime. It’s the kind of movie you shouldn’t spend more than $5 on to see and that’s not a discredit, that’s just what it is.
I’m going to give Sausage Party a “B-” on the movie grading scale. Quick, random closing remarks: First, I can’t help but feel like this movie would’ve been incredibly hilarious if you were drunk while watching it. Second, keep kids away from this film so they don’t get mentally scarred for life. That is all.
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