Sonic the Hedgehog

critic Reviews

64% Fresh Tomatometer Score64%
  • 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.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Christy LemireBreakfast All Day
    If you want [a] light, fun escape, this is it.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    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.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Charlotte O'SullivanLondon Evening Standard
    The world contains many terrible video game movies. This isn't one of them.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    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.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Peter RainerFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Affectionate, charming, and genial.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I was just thrilled to be reminded of everything Jim Carrey can do when he lets himself riff.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Terence JohnsonAwardsCircuit.com
    This is a movie that's expressly built for children, but it had enough nostalgia, visual wonder, and a fun performance by Jim Carey that it manages to elevate past that.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Bob ChipmanEscapist Magazine
    Bland, flat, basic off the shelf pablum meeting the minimum requirements of being 'technically a movie' because someone paid for the rights to Sonic The Hedgehog and had to make it eventually. An even worse version of Howard The Duck
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Colby BryantColbybryant.com
    Like Space Jam, there is no reason for this film to work on paper, but it is greater than the sum of its parts.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Amanda GreeverThe Daily Times (Tennessee)
    Despite the early misfire, Sonic is a pleasant surprise
    Read full article