‘Secret Life of Pets’ fetches $103 million in opening days

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Chloe, voiced by Lake Bell, from left, Max, voiced by Louis C.K., and Mel, voiced by Bobby Moynihan, appear in a scene from, "The Secret Lives of Pets." (AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) ā€” It’s a good time for animated animals at the box office. “The Secret Life of Pets” follows “Zootopia” and “Finding Dory” as the latest success this year, opening to a massive $103.2 million according to studio estimates Sunday.

The Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures film cost only $75 million to produce, and features the voices of Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart.

“Pets” unseated “Finding Dory” from its three-week run in first place. The little blue fish actually fell to third place with $20.4 million, behind “The Legend of Tarzan” which took in $20.6 million.

The raunchy comedy “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” also surpassed expectations with an estimated $16.6 million for a fourth place debut. The film, distributed by 20th Century Fox, cost $33 million to make.