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Sonic the Hedgehog: Is it the best video game movie?

Sonic the Hedgehog set a record for making the best weekend opening, with one video game movie, with $ 57 million in domestic box office earnings in just three days, surpassing last year's record Detective Pikachu with profits of about $ 55 million.Sonic the Hedgehog

According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Blue Blur" had $ 68 million in domestic revenue in four days. At the opening, Sonic the Hedgehog had revenue of $ 21 million, far exceeding its revenue. Detective Pikachu which had revenue of approximately $ 20 million on its first day of release on May 10, 2019.Detective Pikachu

Sonic the Hedgehog was originally scheduled to hit theaters in November 2019, two weeks before Disney's Frozen 2, which broke every record and emerged as the highest grossing animated film of all time.Frozen 2

However, Sonic the Hedgehog made a renewal that made the protagonist more intimate and attractive. So the movie was released late on President's Day weekend, combining Valentine's Day Friday.Sonic the Hedgehog

In addition, Sonic's four-day evaluation gives the Paramount the best opening for a weekend from Mission: Impossible - Fallout released in the summer of 2018. Terminator: Dark Fate was Paramount's best opening in 2019, with $ 29 million in revenue.Mission: Impossible - Fallout Terminator: Dark Fate

In essence, Sonny the Hedgehog is very close to Detective Pikachu. Still, Sonic the Hedgehog is the third video game movie to do better than 50% at R, following the unprecedented performance of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson at Rampage in 2018.Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Rampage

For Birds of Prey things don't seem to be going so well. After a not-so-successful debut as it made $ 33 million in revenue over the weekend, revenue came in at $ 17 million the following weekend (and $ 19 million for the four-day weekend). This means a 50% drop, which is especially bad for a holiday weekend.Birds of Prey

 

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