“Sonic: The Movie” beats Detective Pikachu, record debut in the United States

According to data reported by Box Office Mojo, Sonic: The Movie cashed well in the first weekend 57 million dollars, eclipsing the results achieved at the launch of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu ($ 54,3 million) and indeed scoring the best box office debut of a movie based on a video game. We emphasize that the $ 57 million figure is only an estimate and, although the final figures tend to rise, there is always the possibility that the film may earn less than expected.

Recent game-based films, and released in theaters, have been more successful overseas. Warcraft e tomb raider they were particularly appreciated internationally, while in the United States they struggled to establish themselves. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter earned less than 10% of its takings in the US market, making the opening weekend of "Sonic: The Movie”Even more surprising. We report below the American top 10 in box office, for the period from 14 to 16 February 2020, according to the data reported by Box Office Mojo:

  1. Sonic: The Movie, $ 57 million
  2. Birds of Prey, $ 17.115 million
  3. Fantasy Island, $ 12.4 million
  4. The Photograph, $ 12.27 million
  5. Bad Boys for Life, $ 11.305 million
  6. 1917, $ 8.090 million
  7. Jumanji: The Next Level, $ 5.7 million
  8. Parasite, $ 5.5 million
  9. Dolittle, $ 5.05 million
  10. Downhill, $ 4.671 million

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