#BOXOFFICE: “SONIC THE HEDGEHOG” RACES TO THE TOP IN DEBUT
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG races to #1 this weekend at the Box Office, a total $57 million from 4,167 theatres in its opening for Paramount Pictures. The SEGA video game adaptation gets 64% on the Tomatometer and an A CinemaScore.
BIRDS OF PREY perches in second with $15.3 million for Warner Bros. This takes its tally to $61 million domestically.
FANTASY ISLAND opens in third with $13.5 million from 2,784 theatres for Sony Pictures. The Horror adaptation of the popular TV Series, gets 10% on the Tomatometer and a C- CinemaScore.
THE PHOTOGRAPH debuts in fourth for Universal Pictures, with $12.2 million from 2,516 theatres. The Romance starring Lakeith Stanfield and Issa Rae, gets 76% on the Tomatometer and a B+ CinemaScore.
PARASITE going strong off its Best Picture win at the Oscars, surfaces in eighth with $5.5 million from 2,001 theatres for NEON/MK2.
DOWNHILL debuts in tenth with $4.7 million for Searchlight Pictures. The English adaptation of Swedish film Force Majeure starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfuss gets 41% on the Tomatometer and a D CinemaScore.