Sonic Gear

Movie Live Action Sonic Merchandise

(That I don't approve of)
So here's a sub-standard title card that's very boring.

After the art fiasco that set the internet ablaze with flames for 'bad design' (true) in 2019 the "Sonic Movie" live action Hollywood production went back to the 'drawing board' and re-made the hideous hedgehog into something more akin to a friendly hairy bigfoot troll that happens to be blue.
People seemed to like this better, and so merchandise moved ahead. However it's #NotMySonic so, like bandana and sports tape loving Boom Sonic (And poor Stupid BoomKnuckles) the merchandise must all get corralled away onto a special page/set so as to keep it from contaminating other items. This is that page.
There is also Movie Clothing * Movie Items 1 * Movie Items 2 * Movie Items 3 * Movie Events *
Knuckles Movie Figure MIB Here's what the Knuckles movie figure looks like mint on the card (and still in the store because I'm not buying this hairy nonsense) The bubble card is vaugely 'Sonic head shaped' with 3 points on the back to add interest. This fits well with the logo top, and ring/cg art at the bottom.
The figure comes with the caution-stripe metal piece from the snowboarding scene in the movie. The back shows that this line has Sonic, also with the same snowboard, Tails & Eggman on it.
The blurb appears in multiple languages (so it's not actually very long) and explains that Knuckles is a strong new character that's not to be trifled with or taken lightly. All the back-cards are essentially the same for each character aside from the figure photo & the blurb.
Sonic Movie Figure MIB Photo
Here's the Sonic figure from Movie 2.
He comes with the same caution stripe metal piece-looking 'snowboard' from the mountain scene in the movie that the Knuckles figure (above) has. (Why not give 1 of them a different prop? They were probably hoping to encourage re-creation of the down-hill scene)

How about that articulation?
Keep in mind these figures are about the size of the 5 inch line that Jakks already produces yet...somehow they've all got 13 points of articulation??? How's that work when their previous claim was "OH 5 inches is TOO SMALL to do articulation for...." now suddenly they can magically do it because they are movie figures? What about fans of the games? (Robotnick gets a pass here because he has completely different proportions)

Robotnick Movie Figure MIB Here's what the Robotnick movie figure looks like in the package. As you can see, he's not scaled at all (nor could he likely be, so it's fine enough) He is taller than the other figures though (look where the feet are compared to the Sonic above) He comes with his egg robot thing and a coffee cup. The robot thing opens up a little bit.
He has the 13 points of articulation as well, and is the last figure on this 'first wave' set.
Backpack Set Movie 2 Theme It's back to school with a backpack set.
This is all movie 2 themed, and it is a 3 piece set. There's the usual kids backpack with slogan "Gotta go faster" at the top among speed boost chevrons (That are in the games not in the movie so why put them here) The front has an extra large flat pocket (larger than other backpacks generally) This has pointing Sonic and fist up tails in a ring.
This also comes with a soft sides lunch bag with running movie Sonic in a ring and flying movie tails for the flap. The 3rd item is maybe...a soft sides pencil bag? Looks like it has a cinch top with rubber/diecut Tails pull/medallion thing. The print on the cloth is a scattering of cg poses for movie Sonic.
RC Movie 2 Sonic Board Vehicle Apparently the part in the movie 2 where Sonic goes on some metal part of something was like...THE entire highlight of the movie. Because here's yet another item of him on it. This time, it's an RC Control 2.4 GHZ toy where the figure is riding the gray board and you control it with the ring shaped controller. It has only 2 wheels, right in the middle so it's also a bit of a balance toy. This makes it easy to do 360 spin tricks (as seen on the sticker) The figure is likely not pose-able because it has to also balance the toy to keep it rolling properly. The transparent tread of the wheel is an interesting touch. This was seen at Walmart but the cost is unknown.
Tasty Cake Pecan Swirl Movie Promo Package The Sonic Movie (first one) had a promo with Tastykake the inexpensive baked sweets maker. In this instance, their Pecan Swirls packages have movie Sonic on them, the logo, and a 'you could win' sticker dot. What could you win? Tickets to the movie, which is quite appropriate for the promotion.
UFO Catcher Japan Only Plush STK JAPAN ONLY
Here is a trio of small size plush dolls for the movie, that were released as UFO catcher/claw machine prizes in Japan. Of course, they'd come out around August 2022, which was Japan's release time for the Sonic Movie 2.
They're made out of a semi-shiny smooth cloth, and use felt details. Each has a hang loop, which is common for small dolls. None of the characters have finger detail, but the fists spikes for Knuckles are 3D.
Despite the size, they're pretty decent on detail and shape. Sonic is the oddest one with borderless ears and minimized spikes.
Cassette Tape Movie Soundtracks 2 Cassette tapes? In 2022?
Looks like a strange decision by Enjoy The Ride Records, who has been chosen to release the soundtrack from Sonic Movie 2. These are indeed, 80s style plastic cassete tapes that would go in a tape player or a 'walkman' portable tape device. Unlike their old counterparts though, these have highly decorated plastic shells with portraits/face off style from the movie. They come in a 2-pack cardboard package with that 'imitate the old poster' that they copied with the 'live action' characters. It's interesting to see, in a bit of a spectacle / unexpected type of release way.
Tapes:
They use a magnetic substance on plastic strip that gets wound past the reader-head as they spool from one end to the other. To listen to the music again you have to rewind them. For portable use, they have the advantage of that they don't skip like a CD does if the player gets shaken. Their sound quality was (reportedly) not as good as a CD or a vinyl record (somehow) but this is an audiophile type of statement.
However: Magnetism when it is applied to not-metal items does not last forever. Some old VHS tapes (worked on similar principals to this) don't work in 2022 because the magnetism has gone away. Will that happen to these? Eventually, most likely...however they are a novelty collectible type item. Photo by Enjoy the Ride Records
Large Size Movie Plush Sonic Tails Here are the large size (was there a small?) movie style plush for Sonic & Tails. They're seen here at a Target in late summer 2022. Their release was supposed to line up more closely with the movie, but it looks like that didn't happen everywhere.
They did take care to make the Tails one shorter than the Sonic but...his body is somehow bigger than Sonic's? The Sonic also seems to have a bit of 'teddy bear ears', and of course they have the smaller hands and feet to be more movie-like. These are good quality-wise, with soft fabric, nice embroidery and the details seem to be there. Movie-style is just something that doesn't necisarily translate perfectly into plush.
Eggman Movie Robot Playset Jakks Pacific continues their Movie 2 merchandise with this "Giant Eggman Robot Play Set", though it released at the end of summer 2022, and not that close to the time of the movie. This may have been deliberate, to not spoil the 'final boss' of the movie for anyone who had not yet seen it. It features moving fists for the robot, a bridge that fits action figures, and comes with a 'mystery Sonic figure'. Naturally, this is Super Sonic, and it may end up being the only way to get "movie style ss" as a figure. It's represented as a "?" on the package.