'Sonic the Hedgehog' Beats
'Detective Pikachu' Box Office Record 'Sonic the Hedgehog' has secured the best opening
weekend for a video game adaptation movie.
The movie raked in $57 million at the box office,
beating 2019's Pokémon Detective Pikachu,
which made $54 million during its launch period.
Chris Aronson, Paramount, to 'Variety' The release date of the movie was pushed back after
the initial design of the hedgehog caused backlash.
'Sonic' star Jim Carrey recently insisted he believes
the redesign of the titular character made the film
"much better," and it "turned out to be a great thing".
Jim Carrey, via statement