Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

PG   |    |  Action, Adventure, Comedy


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After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.


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23 February 2020 | Impartial-Critic
Sonic Could've Been Introduced Better!
A popular character like Sonic should've had a better introduction to the big screen audience. Nothing new in the story here, a redundant (Alien Meets a Kid) concept. For decades the typical story goes...alien lands on earth, meets a boy - in our case here is a man child - a cop named Tom, government seeks the alien to experiment on him, boy tries to help the alien to escape.

The movie is mediocre on all artistic levels at best and without some laughs from the crazy comedy talent of Jim Carrey and some geeky Sonic dances, this movie would've been a disaster. On the technical level the movie feels rushed and needed a lot of animation tweaking. Sonic eyes looks fake, in some scenes he looks at the actors from weird angels! Not to mention for a character who's mainly power is speed, his blinking is notably very slow. Also in some scenes the human actors interact with Sonic as if he was meant to be a bigger character and was replaced during editing.

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Release Date:

14 February 2020

Language

English, French


Country of Origin

USA, Japan, Canada

Filming Locations

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$58,018,348 16 February 2020

Gross USA:

$146,066,470

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$320,954,462

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