Paramount’s Sonic The Hedgehog has earned the biggest opening for a video game movie ever in the US.
The movie made a record-breaking $57 million in its opening weekend making it the biggest opening ever for a video game movie.
The video game adaptation beat out 2019’s Detective Pikachu, which earned $54.3 million.
The film, based on the iconic Sega video game, is expected to finish around $68 million for the four-day holiday frame.
A number of movies opened alongside “Sonic” this weekend, including Universal’s romance drama “The Photograph,” Sony’s thriller “Fantasy Island” and Searchlight Pictures’ remake “Downhill.”