Sonic the Hedgehog

critic Reviews

, 63% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Fittingly fleet and frequently fun, Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game-inspired adventure the whole family can enjoy -- and a fine excuse for Jim Carrey to tap into the manic energy that launched his career.
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    Christy LemireBreakfast All Day
    If you want [a] light, fun escape, this is it.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    Sure, there's enough here to divert small people for a while, but their parents would do well to bring a blindfold and ear plugs.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    File this one away next to the live-action Alvin and the Chipmunks, the live-action Yogi Bear, and the live-action Rocky and Bullwinkle. It's nothing we haven't seen before.
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    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    The world contains many terrible video game movies. This isn't one of them.
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    Aparita BhandariGlobe and Mail
    The simple storyline finds a way to adapt the games' characters and themes, by adding universal concepts such as friendship to the original games' tension between nature and machines.
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    Peter RainerFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Affectionate, charming, and genial.
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    David Hoganhoganreviews.co.uk
    Overall it's not a family film that will wow you with originality, but it is one that will entertain all audiences watching, including fans of the original gaming franchise.
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    Richard PropesTheIndependentCritic.com
    the kind of film you don't necessarily mind spending 90 minutes with, but it's also not necessarily a 90 minutes you would ever acknowledge publicly that you enjoyed
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    Rebecca HarrisonThe Afternoon Show
    A tedious and entirely predictable film that in spite of its super-sonic hedgehog lead manages to feel dull and slow. A wasted Jim Carey fails to save a movie in which none of the characters inspires any sympathy.
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    Tom BeasleyFlickering Myth
    With a facelift applied to his CGI visage after a disastrously received trailer, Sonic has arrived in a refreshing burst of kinetic energy and charm.
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