Trailer for R-rated animation leads 'Finding Dory' in theater

An audience in a Concord, California, movie theater saw more than expected when watching trailers ahead of "Finding Dory" in early June.

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The East Bay Times reported that the theater, Brenden Concord 14, played a trailer for an R-rated animated movie in which anthropomorphic food realizes their purpose is to be eaten by humans.

The trailer played ahead of the kid-friendly "Finding Dory," the sequel to the Disney and Pixar movie "Finding Nemo."

"Playing that trailer was a one-time honest mistake by a theater manager moving screens around in effort to accommodate several large last-minute groups wanting to see 'Dory,'" Walter Eichinger, vice-president of operations for Brenden Theatre Corp. said in a statement. "The wrong movie was started by mistake."

"It was caught soon, but not until the trailer played. We regret it, apologize for it, and we are not happy that it happened," Eichinger said. "We fully realize this trailer is not appropriate for 'Dory' and we would never schedule something like that. "The trailer for 'Sausage Party' is not and never has been scheduled with 'Dory.'"

The theater would not provide the exact date the incident occurred, according to the East Bay Times.