Box Office: ‘Call of the Wild’ to Narrowly Beat ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’
“The Call of the Wild” is on path for a narrow victory over “Sonic-the-Hedgehog-2020-movie-posters/”>Sonic the Hedgehog” in North America with about $28 million at 3,752 locations, estimates showed Saturday.Disney-20th Century’s launch of the Harrison Ford movie has opened well above pre-release expectations and will wind up with a $3 million lead on “Sonic.” Stx’s supernatural horror sequel “Brahms: The Boy II” is battling “Bad Boys for Life” for fourth place with about $6 million at 2,151 venues, in line with forecasts.Paramount’s second weekend of “Sonic” has slid 57% to about $25 million at 4,198 sites after its stellar launch over the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend.
The film, a live-action and CGI hybrid about the speedy hedgehog, will finish the weekend with about $105 million in its first 10 days in North America.Opening-day audiences gave “The Call of the Wild” an A- Cinemascore.
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