‘Sonic’ Sprints Back to No. 1 at Box Office With $26.7 Million Second Weekend
It has been a back-and-forth race at the box office between Paramount’s “Sonic-the-Hedgehog-2020-movie-posters/”>Sonic the Hedgehog” and 20th Century Studios’ “Call-of-the-Wild-2020-movie-posters/”>The Call of the Wild.” After the newly released Jack London adaptation took the lead on Friday, “Sonic” has retaken the No.
1 spot on Sunday morning charts with an estimated $26.7 million second weekend total.“The Call of the Wild,” which was estimated yesterday to take No.
1 with a $27 million opening, is now looking at a $25 million start from 3,752 screens.
As both “Call” and “Sonic” are both aimed towards family audiences, totals for the two films relied heavily on turnout from that demographic for Saturday matinees.
“Sonic” won out on that front, with its Saturday estimated grosses beating “Call of the Wild” $12 million to $10.2 million.Also Read: Could ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Speed Paramount’s Recovery at the Box Office?“Sonic,” which is looking at a decent 54% drop from its video game adaptation record $58 million opening,
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