The animated film is the sixth this year to make over $100 million in its opening weekend, and represents another success for Universal Studios, which is trying to challenge Disney's dominance in the genre.
'Pets' features the voices of Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Albert Brooks, and more as various pets, including two would-be rivals fighting for the love of their owner who are forced to unite for a common cause.
The Pixar sequel 'Dory' came in number one at the box office again, triumphing over competition such as 'Tarzan,' which stars Alexander Skarsgård, and 'The BFG,' an adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel that is directed by Steven Spielberg.
The new film 'The Legend of Tarzan' depicts the famous story of a man known as the King of the Jungle and the 'Tarzan' filmmakers did the delicate dance of trying to both preserve its original spirit while also correcting or even discarding its problematic origins.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the group to which it is extending membership invites for this year is the biggest and most diverse group ever. Where does the Academy go from here?