That Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movies have performed very well, not only for video game movies but also against heavy hitters like Northerners, Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret, and The Unbearable Burden of Talent. However, DreamWorks Bad People on it sonic 2 at the weekend box office, hitting the $24 million mark.
Top 5 box office performers April 22-24 led by ‘The Bad Guys’ and ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 originally released on April 8, 2022, starring Ben Schwartz as Sonic, Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik, Colleen O’Shaughnessey voices Miles “Tails” Prower, and Idris Elba voices Knuckles the Echidna. Over the weekend, sonic 2 earned $15,225,000 at the box office. It is almost down 50% from the previous week.
Meanwhile, Bad People out swinging, easy topping sonic the hedgehog 2, Dumbledore’s Secret, Northerners, and The Unbearable Burden of Talent.
The film follows “a few reformed but misunderstood criminal beasts” who “try to be good, with some disastrous results along the way,” notes IMDb.
Bad People knocked down $24 million in its opening weekend, doubling what Northerners brought home.
How much did ‘The Bad Guys’, ‘Sonic 2’, ‘The Northman’, ‘The Secrets of Dumbledore’ and more make at the weekend box office
While several new films open over the weekend of April 22-24, Bad People outperformed them all, by the third week Sonic the Hedgehog 2 close behind.
The top 10 gross domestic box office (via Box Office Mojo) for the weekend can be found below:
- Bad People ($24,000,000)
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ($15,225,000)
- Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secret ($14,010,000)
- Northerners ($12,000,000)
- The Unbearable Burden of Talent ($7,175,000)
- Everything Everywhere At Once ($5,425.446)
- Lost City ($4,395,000)
- Stu dad ($3,325.489)
- Morbius ($2,250,000)
- Ambulance ($1,800,000)
Just missing the top 10 domestic box office performers is Matt Reeves Batman. However, the fact that this film is still ranked 11th in its 8th week shows how much influence the DC Comics movie has on audiences.
How many DreamWorks films need to catch up with Sega adaptations?
When Bad People had a great opening weekend, there’s still a long way to go Sonic the Hedgehog 2. And with Sega buildings and Paramount Pictures a Sonic Cinematic Universe, the sequels can also face each other.
sonic 2 has withdrawn $145.8 million domestically as of April 24, 2022. Leave Bad People requires 121 million dollars. However, if it continues, thanks for the positive review, Bad People can quickly catch up.
DreamWorks animations sometimes struggle to hold the viewer’s attention. However, Bad People winning over Sonic and Knuckles brawl proves that they still have the endurance.
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