Box Office: ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Speeds to $3 Million on Thursday Night
Published on Feb 14, 2020
“Sonic the Hedgehog” raced to a solid $3 million at 3,150 North American locations on Thursday night.
Paramount’s action adventure, based on the Sega video game character, has been forecast to dominate domestic moviegoing with $40 million to $45 million from 4,130 venues over the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend. The film, a live-action and CGI hybrid, follows the world’s fastest hedgehog, teaming up with his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) to defend the planet from the evil Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey). Reviews have been mostly positive, generating a 64% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
“Sonic” will have to resonate beyond its core demographic to recoup its $87 million price tag.
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Author: Dave McNary