A cop in the rural town of Green Hills will help Sonic escape from the government who is looking to capture him.
The notion of a film twenty years too late is rammed home by the inclusion of Jim Carrey as Sonic's arch-nemesis Dr. Robotonik, a casting choice that would have made perfect sense in, oh, 1999, but now reeks of desperation.| Read in full: Sonic the Hedgehog movie review We Love Cinema
All in all, like its fast-moving, attention-deficient hero, this just feels like a rush job.The Guardian
Sonic the Hedgehog veers away from the speedball energy of its video game series in order to be a generic kids movie, and a slow one at that.IndieWire
It’s crazy and colourful enough while it lasts, but the fleeting diversions on offer from Sonic’s first big-screen outing pass too quickly to leave much of a footprint in the memory.Little White Lies
Silly as the project is, it seems like a missed opportunity for some genuinely fun action antics.The Atlantic
The speed-demon Sega video-game mascot has been redesigned to satisfy fans, but no one figured out how to make him as fun as he is fast.Variety