Sonic the Hedgehog 2

critic Reviews

, 69% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • It isn't as much fun as the little blue guy's greatest games, but if you enjoyed the first film, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 serves as a generally acceptable sequel.
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    Todd GilchristAV Club
    a globe-trotting adventure that touches on fun ideas for viewers of all ages, even if the film is too long and jarring to stick the landing.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    Slightly grating, way too long, but not terrible.
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    Aparita BhandariGlobe and Mail
    As long as the Sonic sequels rely on its origins, weaving in aspects of the game into its narrative and keeping pace with the speedy hedgehog, it will appeal to its fan base – young kids and more mature Sega enthusiasts.
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    Nick SchagerThe Daily Beast
    Anyone over the age of 12 had best beware.
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    Bilge EbiriNew York Magazine/Vulture
    The first Sonic worked because it refused, against all odds, to turn entirely into product. Sonic 2, by contrast, is a disappointment, but an inevitable one.
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    John WenzelDenver Post
    Dismiss it as another cash-in; you wouldn’t be wrong. But it’s pure and unapologetic fun, a thrill ride for kids that manages to fly by for adults, too.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Throwing things at the screen like blazes and being well-aware you're doing it doesn't make for an entertaining, average or even passable-enough time at the movies.
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    Jayne NelsonRadio Times
    It's not all bad, though, and fans of the games may still enjoy the homage-filled action sequences.
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    Víctor López G.Espinof
    One of the best videogame adaptations released to date.
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    Harris DangThe AU Review
    Sonic the Hedgehog 2 may be lighter than air and it will race out of one’s mind as soon as one leaves the theatre. However, it provides sufficient amounts of fun while it lasts and it is miles ahead of other videogame film adaptations.
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