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Sonic the Hedgehog (2020)

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Critic Consensus: 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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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster video game franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound -- human -- best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.

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James Marsden
as Tom Wachowski
Jim Carrey
as Dr. Robotnik
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If you want [a] light, fun escape, this is it.

March 6, 2020 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

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.

March 2, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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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.

February 28, 2020 | Rating: 2/5

The world contains many terrible video game movies. This isn't one of them.

February 24, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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.

February 24, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Affectionate, charming, and genial.

February 14, 2020 | Full Review…

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