- The new live-action animation hybrid movie based on Sonic game character – Sonic the Hedgehog has already crossed $100 million (₹ 714 crores) over the weekend.
- Pokemon: Detective Pikachu is leading the box office with $160 million.
- Sonic the Hedgehog is said to be the highest opening of any video game movie adaption in the film industry history.
- The move crossed around $68 million for the full holiday weekend.
28 years ago, the Sonic game was rolled out and from time to time it was developed, added new features and got better and better with time. This year, Sonic the Hedgehog movie was released in Hollywood.
And we can definitely comment on its craze by looking at the box office grossing till now. The sonic movie crossed $100 million in the opening is a behemoth milestone achieved by the movie.
Sonic the movie burst into theatres over the weekend and grabbing not less than $57 million Friday through Sunday domestically – the highest opening of any video game movie.
“Video game-based movies have had a tough time gaming consistent mainstream acceptance while simultaneously filmmakers have clearly struggled with properly adapting the storyline, characters, and iconography that made them so popular and turning them into big-screen blockbusters” – Paul Dergarabedian, media analyst at Comscore.
In fact, Sonic the Hedgehog movie was one of the only family films in the theatres during this holiday weekend. With many schools closed on Monday, Sonic the hedgehog movie is wooing the audience, children and its gamer fanbase.
$100 million for Sonic the Hedgehog Movie? Is There Anyone Near It?
$100 million is the estimated figure for its opening collection. The movie earned $57 million (₹ 407 crores) in the US and Canada during the 1st 3 days. Remaining box office collection of $43 million (₹307 crores) can in from 40 markets in the rest of the world.
Mexico – $6.7 million followed by Brazil ($3 million), Australia ($2.8 million), Spain ($2 million), Italy ($1.9million), Ukraine ($1 million) & Colombia ($1 million).
Sonic the Hedgehog movie is expected to touch $68 million (₹485 crores) by the end of this Monday.
While it’s rival, Pokemon: Detective Pikachu performed better. Second highest turn at the box office this weened is said of being Warner Bros. Birds of Prey. Followed b Sony & Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island and Universal’s latest film The Photograph.
While there are movies competing head-to-head, but there is none in the gaming category. Making Sonic the best movie (inspired from video-games) ever.
All the numbers we have shared are the numbers where Sonic the Hedgehog movie was released. India is yet to see the movie in theatres.
While the movie creates wonders, it’s worth it t rushing to your nearest theatres and experiencing fun and thrill of the movie.
Here is Next Big Brand wishing all the best to Sonic and hope that it keeps on wooing the audiences from continent to continent.