“Sonic the Hedgehog” shot to the top of the box office this weekend, opening to an estimated $57 million in domestic ticket sales
The movie’s creators redesigned its title character after an early trailer was ridiculed. That may have helped it avoid disaster.redesigned its digital title character , delaying the movie’s release, after audiences ridiculed an early trailer. But “Sonic the Hedgehog,” distributed by Paramount Pictures and based on the Sega video-game character, has more than avoided catastrophe. It brought in an additional estimated $43 million overseas this weekend, according to the studio, bringing its global opening-weekend total to $100 million. The movie’s budget was reportedly $85 million. Directed by Jeff Fowler, “Sonic the Hedgehog” pairs its blue, fur-covered hero (voiced by Ben Schwartz) with a human friend played by James Marsden, and pits them against a mustachioed villain played by Jim Carrey. While it may not be the next “Parasite,” “Sonic the Hedgehog” received a fairly warm response from critics, holding a Read more: The New York Times
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'Sonic the Hedgehog' breaks video game movie curse with record $57 million opening weekendParamount Pictures may have finally cracked the code on how to successfully bring a video game character to the big screen. 'Sonic the Hedgehog' burst into theaters over the weekend, hauling in an estimated $57 million Friday through Sunday domestically, the highest opening of any video game movie adaption in film industry history. saw it with the kiddos...they liked it and i think i liked it even more 😮😮 Great movie. Much better than Birds of Prey
Excellent opening weekend. I'm surprised it performed better than Detective Pikachu's opening weekend. I hope he doesn’t get cheated out of the profits like they did to Mr. Ed. SonicTheMovie They're probably happy they edited their Sonic design My son and I enjoyed watching this movie! only because this country is racist and sexist
'Sonic the Hedgehog' Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million DebutLOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Paramount's family film 'Sonic the Hedgeh... Shout out jean-ralphio Taking my kids Tuesday to see if I'm looking forward to seeing it too 😃 Watched it. Not bad, fantastic flick for kids. Would ABSOLUTELY be down for a sequel or some Sonic line of movies.
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million DebutParamount’s family film “Sonic the Hedgehog” ignited over Presidents Day weekend with $57 million in North America and $100 million globally, the best showing ever for a video gam… I loved it and hope they make a 2
'Sonic the Hedgehog' wins the Presidents' Day weekend box office - Business InsiderParamount scores a much-needed box office win with a movie featuring the legendary video game character.
Box Office: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Booms With Record $68M OpeningThe previous crownholder for biggest video game adaptation was 'Detective Pokemon Pikachu,' which posted a three-day start of $54.3 million, not adjusted for inflation Seriously!!
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Dominates Box Office With Mighty $57 Million DebutParamount's family film 'Sonic the Hedgehog' ignited over Presidents Day weekend with $57 million in North America and $100 million globally, the biggest showing ever for a video game adaptation. 'Sonic' is expected to earn $68 million to $70 million through Monday, one of the Shocking. Let's hope those animators are being paid well from the hellish decision of the producers.