Box Office: ‘Sonic’ Narrowly Beats Harrison Ford’s ‘Call of the Wild’
After a close box office battle, Paramount’s “Sonic-the-Hedgehog-2020-movie-posters/”>Sonic the Hedgehog” pulled ahead of Disney and 20th Century’s “The Call of the Wild” on North American charts.The two movies had been in a surprising tug-of-war for first place.
Heading into the weekend, “Sonic” was expected to easily dominate again but Harrison Ford’s “Call of the Wild” ended up taking the top spot on Friday.
Ultimately, “Sonic” finished the weekend with $26.3 million, enough to defeat “Call of the Wild” and its $25 million debut.“Sonic the Hedgehog” became an unexpected box office hit after launching with a stellar $70 million over the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend.
In its second week of release, the movie crossed the $100 million mark in North America and has surpassed $200 million globally.Though “Call of the Wild” beat projections, it carries a massive $125 million price tag, so the PG film will need support from ticket buyers
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