The rated PG pic came ahead of expectations, including earning $26.5 million from 4,234 theaters on Friday.
Sonic 2 It is one of the few films to open in the pandemic era before its predecessor. In February 2020 – a month before cinemas across the country closed due to the growing COVID-19 crisis – the first My voice It opened for $58 million on its way to becoming the highest-grossing video game movie of all time domestically ($148 million).
James Marsden, Jim Carrey and Tika Sumpter return in this sequel to another hedgehog, Brilliant Blue (voiced by Ben Schwartz) based on the highly successful Sega video game and media franchise. The story continues Sonic’s adventures on Earth after his arrival from a distant planet and his failed attempts to befriend a couple living in Montana.
The action movie, released by Universal, opened for $8.7 million from 3,412 theaters despite the big push at Imax and the large, premium screens. He debuted in fourth place behind him Sonic 2Sony Morbius — which is down 73 percent or more on a sophomore outing — and Paramount the lost City.
Eza Gonzalez also stars in Ambulanceabout the repercussions of a bank robbery in Los Angeles.
I love the fans Sonic 2 And Ambulance Better than critics, giving them an A- CinemaScore and A- CinemaScore score, respectively. Bay’s movie currently has a rating of 66 percent on Rotten Tomatoes; Sonic 2 It sits at 68 percent.
Critically acclaimed A24 specialty dear Everything everywhere at once Expands extensively in the third weekend for excellent results. It ranked #6 with an expected $6 million from 1,250 theaters.
April 10, 8 and 15 a.m. Updated with revised weekend estimates.
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