Sonic the Hedgehog Movie (1999) - First Viewing

  • Published on Aug 2, 2018
  • Doug and Rob take their first look at the anime OVA. It was a strange experience to say the least.
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Comments • 708

  • Ryuu Ronin
    Ryuu Ronin 2 days ago

    Wait what Sonic movie was Doug in that he was talking about at the begining?

  • fluttershy thecutest

    That's no good

  • kawaii kate
    kawaii kate 10 days ago

    Well of course! That’s just science.

  • cheezemonkeyeater
    cheezemonkeyeater 13 days ago

    "If you didn't know the games, would you be able to follow this at all?"
    Honestly, this thing is so aberrant that even knowing the games doesn't help with that.

  • Kyo Mao
    Kyo Mao 15 days ago

    I loved this movie

  • Aleplayer’s Domain
    Aleplayer’s Domain 16 days ago

    Love Sonic! :D

  • sebastien holmes
    sebastien holmes 18 days ago

    9:23 that exactly how i feel

  • Stone Bowser2904
    Stone Bowser2904 26 days ago

    Tails blow your fucking nose!

  • Tom Valentino
    Tom Valentino Month ago

    Oh man. I saw this movie when I was a kid. I totally forgot about it. Amazing.

  • liamdude5
    liamdude5 Month ago

    I play the games and I dont follow any of this

  • Rômulo Gomes
    Rômulo Gomes Month ago

    sometimes i feel like doug walker and nostalgia critic are two different people

  • Bernadette Tucker
    Bernadette Tucker Month ago

    I grew up on this movie. It may be bad, but it's so good.

  • DarthVlog
    DarthVlog Month ago

    I hope the new sonic movie is better then this cause by God was it weird not bad but weird..

  • PhyrexianMetal
    PhyrexianMetal Month ago


  • chase ross
    chase ross Month ago

    Anime Abandon did it first

    • Andrew Kind
      Andrew Kind Month ago

      He knows he was in the anime abandon episode

  • Ben Lewis
    Ben Lewis Month ago

    7.8 outta ten.

  • Sasuke Uchiha
    Sasuke Uchiha 2 months ago +1

    4:10 I swear that was the speed racer way of anime reading

  • Awesome Inspector
    Awesome Inspector 2 months ago


  • Andrew Kind
    Andrew Kind 2 months ago

    Her name is amy

  • The Ashen Nathan Croft
    The Ashen Nathan Croft 2 months ago +1

    You guys should react to sonic for hire

  • Sketch_ Tepig
    Sketch_ Tepig 3 months ago

    Pika-boom I'm here assholes

  • Roseheart Toxic
    Roseheart Toxic 3 months ago

    Ah some real nostalgia… ❤

  • super syfy dude 1980
    super syfy dude 1980 3 months ago

    Gotta go fast

  • JeveGreen
    JeveGreen 3 months ago

    I think you need to watch this movie with a big load of suspension of disbelief. It helps being a fan too... >_>
    Yeah, the movie's pretty bad, but it's at least enjoyable in its campiness. I know I liked parts of it when I first saw it. And I have a feeling it'd be easier to sit through if it wasn't dubbed so poorly, maybe the original Japanese version is marginally better?

    And I don't really understand why everyone seems to dislike Tails so much. Yes his voice is annoying, and his character traits are often misused or flat out ignored, but he's also such a nice relief from all the super-confident people of Sonic's universe, at least when the writing's done well. He can still be a badass, but he doesn't brag about it excessively or act like the centre of attention, he just wants to do good. I've always liked him, despite his inconsistant character quality.
    I suppose if you've never played the games you'd not like him that much... And I'm not sure whether or not that's a tragedy.

  • Dragon Lex
    Dragon Lex 4 months ago

    Stop its Dr.Metal Robotnic? Or Dr.Robotnic? (King clearly said metal robotnic)

  • Kyle Shiflet
    Kyle Shiflet 4 months ago +2

    The guy that play eggman plays the hitchhiker in the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre

  • Bowmaj 86
    Bowmaj 86 4 months ago

    "I think the movie needed the instruction book to explain the backstory!"
    I don't know, Doug. It would probably accidentally call that human/cat girl "Princess Sally", kind of like the Sonic CD instruction book, and cause mass confusion among the fans about the different Sonic continuities, ultimately causing even more rifts and whiney arguments in the Sonic fan base. And my god, we've got enough of that already!

  • Christopher Bailey
    Christopher Bailey 4 months ago

    Depending on which version of sonic this is that might be the twist.

  • Kelli Pflug
    Kelli Pflug 4 months ago


  • Dead Cool
    Dead Cool 4 months ago

    3:06 and then I'll eat her liber with some Fava Beans and a nice Chianti

  • dark knight
    dark knight 4 months ago +1

    The female hedgehog was Amy rose.

  • Cameron Cleaves
    Cameron Cleaves 4 months ago +1

    1:55 Amy Rose.

  • Andrew Miller
    Andrew Miller 4 months ago +1

    Could Rob be the new voice of Sonic?

  • SoniLOID
    SoniLOID 5 months ago

    Seriously, could someone get Tails a fucking Neti-pot or something? I mean, he sounds like he's congested the whole movie!

  • potitishogun2961997
    potitishogun2961997 5 months ago +2

    "Sally was hot"
    --Nostalgia Critic, 2018

  • Kevin Perales
    Kevin Perales 5 months ago

    Great first viewing but the joke at 3:42 had me dying.

  • Teen Anxt
    Teen Anxt 5 months ago +2

    The only reason I like tails is because he's adorable and I kinda like his voice... I can't be the only one right?

    • Arc Derg
      Arc Derg 5 months ago +2

      He is cute I'll give you that.

  • broEye1
    broEye1 5 months ago +1

    How can Doug have no clue whether this's any good or not? He did a skit not long before in which Sage from Anime Abandon called him up and chewed him out for claiming some other Sonic was the worst ever; Doug guesses he's trying to demand a collab and Sage gives him a minute-long explanation of just how much he can suck his d*ck.

  • Hazama 06
    Hazama 06 5 months ago +1

    Is sonic on Earth ?
    Me: ummmmm... Yeah if you read the comics sonic is a hedgehog mutated by alien super weapons {seriously}

  • scitechian
    scitechian 5 months ago

    "The land of the sky is held together by a huge glacier." ...WHAT?!

  • monsterjambrony
    monsterjambrony 5 months ago

    Did this movie get released in theaters? Just wondering.

  • 99legion
    99legion 5 months ago +1

    You talk shit about alex jones, and yet he's right 90% of the time...

  • sonic and friends ahaj
    sonic and friends ahaj 5 months ago

    Tails: ahhhhh im afraid of lighting

  • James Dalby
    James Dalby 6 months ago

    Antoine sucks!

  • Gwendolyn Gladhart
    Gwendolyn Gladhart 6 months ago

    SHUT UP EAT ME!!!!

  • DoMo CaN
    DoMo CaN 6 months ago +2

    Can someone explain to me why Sonic took over Deviant Art?

  • Edward M
    Edward M 6 months ago

    they got to review Summer School 1987

  • TheTommyTron / Tommy Rose

    “I see!”

  • emoscreename
    emoscreename 6 months ago +3

    Rob will have two number 9s, a number 9 large, a number 6 with extra dip, a number 7, two number 45s, one with cheese, and a large soda.

  • Emmanuel U
    Emmanuel U 6 months ago

    Please do another show about COMMERCIALS!

  • EnlightenPanda
    EnlightenPanda 6 months ago

    There was a sonic movie in 1999? Never heard shit about this movie till now

  • bigoldinosaur
    bigoldinosaur 6 months ago

    It's nice to see that Rob and Doug are finally addressing Deviantart.

  • Overbound Game Studio
    Overbound Game Studio 6 months ago +1

    First viewing? You are in for a treat!

    LORDSQUID abe 6 months ago

    Who came first metal mario or metal sonic

    LORDSQUID abe 6 months ago


  • Jacqui Wilkinson
    Jacqui Wilkinson 6 months ago

    If you could pick any studio that could make a Sonic movie... and SAVE it!! Make it enjoyable! which would you pick?

  • Tyler Tomlinson
    Tyler Tomlinson 6 months ago

    Can you make a kong skull osland review

  • Fouad the hedgehog
    Fouad the hedgehog 6 months ago

    i love that movie

  • Fouad the hedgehog
    Fouad the hedgehog 6 months ago +1

    this is my favourite adaptation of sonic actually , it's just about sonic ,tails and knuckles going on an adventure to defeat eggman ,what .else could i ask for it's just fun it's not a masterpiece ,but it's fun ,maybe the reason why i don't have any problems with it, is because i'm a sonic fan

  • Amethyst_Dawn
    Amethyst_Dawn 6 months ago

    Actually, Australian Knuckles is probably a good idea. Sega just needs to reboot the Sonic franchise... and make it good.

  • Ichimatsu Matsuno
    Ichimatsu Matsuno 6 months ago

    This will probably mean nothing to you guys but with the comics, which the original Sonic cartoon followed the same plot, the planet Mobius which is where Sonic and all the other characters live, is the future Earth after some sort of catastrophe. The human race basically went extinct except for a select few, which would include the Robotnik family as well as a few others, and animals had evolved or mutated into the current human like state they are in, but animal species might have no resemblance to the original animal itself, which explains hedgehogs and echidnas seeming to look nothing like actual hedgehogs and echidnas. Now you know my useless knowledge of the Sonic universe. And some of it may be off since it has been awhile since I read the comics.

  • Jonathan Amalidosan
    Jonathan Amalidosan 6 months ago

    Rip they missed shut up tails…
    And Strange isn’t it

  • melissa albrecht
    melissa albrecht 6 months ago

    I love you guys so much... Isle of dogs

  • Rushy
    Rushy 6 months ago

    Edwin Neal as Robotnik... the fucking Hitchhiker from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre was ROBOTNIK!?!?

  • Rathcore 18
    Rathcore 18 6 months ago

    While I respect his opinion, it's obvious he dosen't know much about the Sonic franchise. Sure Sat Am's story was good, but poor compaired to Sonic 3 and Knuckles, Mania, and the Adventure games.

  • Andy Manjarres
    Andy Manjarres 6 months ago

    Hi Doug, since in the past you made a video about the Ducktales Remake, have you thought about doing something about the first episode of the teenage mutant ninja turtles that Nick put for free on TheXvid?

  • yuh66h
    yuh66h 6 months ago

    this movie has a really high quantity of mystical energy

  • Marx
    Marx 6 months ago

    Hating Sonic CD is a sin.

  • Jamoe Clopton
    Jamoe Clopton 6 months ago +1

    #BrakingAlexJones science bitch :)

  • ChubbyOddball
    ChubbyOddball 6 months ago

    Doug cameod in Bennet The Sage's review of this movie, but didn't even know the movie existed. That's... kind of disappointing in a way.

  • Callan Fox
    Callan Fox 6 months ago

    Mabey you can get gaming wildlife

  • LegitMan335
    LegitMan335 6 months ago

    I wanna watch this movie again!! Is this out on DVD yet?

  • DarkshadowXD63
    DarkshadowXD63 6 months ago

    Guilty pleasure I still remember renting the VHS from a Block Buster or a Hollywood Video

  • iteachvader
    iteachvader 6 months ago +39

    _"I am Ruspanic!"_

    • UnderEarthFilms
      UnderEarthFilms 6 months ago +1

      iteachvader I always thought he was Norgernese.

  • Nathaniel Hassan
    Nathaniel Hassan 6 months ago +2

    Amy the Hedgehog

  • Steve DSign
    Steve DSign 6 months ago

    Hi guys, I wonder if kung fu films are on the table, like Drunken Master, Hero, Ip Man, etc.

  • R. C.
    R. C. 6 months ago

    I wish the Sat am cartoon was continued and finished. Ugh I wanna watch it again or read the comics. It was so good!!!!

  • Starfals
    Starfals 6 months ago +1


  • Серёга Ку
    Серёга Ку 6 months ago

    5:17 Tatopoulos

  • Beau Maysey
    Beau Maysey 6 months ago


  • Sea-Salt 84
    Sea-Salt 84 6 months ago +1

    Kind of funny how you thought Robotropolis was a silly name for a city here, when that's what the city in SatAM was called (I imagine that's why they named it that for the OVA dub).

  • Antonis Goumas
    Antonis Goumas 6 months ago

    Doug should I see the Lady in water?(I have seen your review don't worry) Also excellent video.

  • ColeGotVoicez
    ColeGotVoicez 6 months ago

    You need to watch that weirdly satisfying Red Riding Hood From 2006 With Joey Fatone as a werewolf and like Red, The Wolf, And Grandma try to make the movie into a musical I highly recommend it

  • Lucas Hammar
    Lucas Hammar 6 months ago

    So the hitchhiker from Texas Chain Saw Massacre voiced Robotnik. That's... neat.

  • Miguel B
    Miguel B 6 months ago

    o yay. sibling rivalry with the overly negative older brother and critic kissing his ass. dumb shit. no watch

  • SentientSockPuppet
    SentientSockPuppet 6 months ago

    Tails needs some benadryl

  • Dead Stock Paradise
    Dead Stock Paradise 6 months ago

    Doug, I love a lot of your commentary but your Sonic opinions have always been the most disagreeable to me. The SatAM show, which you always say is the best one and poop on everything else like this or Adventures. My biggest issue with SatAM is that I don't care if it's "smarter" or has a "good message for kids" or anything of the sort. There are smarter cartoons out there, there are more exciting cartoons are there (like this movie/OVA), and there are cartoons that do both better. Second, to me, SatAM simply just looks pretty mediocre as a cartoon, outside of the pilot. If you're an artist who's heavily studied things like construction and drawing shapes in three-dimensional space and deforming characters in a way that feels controlled and heightens the appeal and comedy instead of just looking sloppy, you'll realize the OVA/movie and AOSTH at its best are more well drawn and animated.
    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog has some fantastic funny drawings thanks to the involvement of Milton Knight and other very inventive cartoonists and the OVA is even better in that regard while also having some fun animation, comedy and characterization. The story is just window dressing for something funny and exciting and this OVA delivers that in spades. It also has the best portrayal I've ever seen of Sonic in a piece of media where he actually talks and perfectly fits the cocky teenager attitude Sega of America wanted the Japanese developers to give him. A bit of a selfish dick, but ultimately he gets the job done and fulfills his heroic role. Cuz, you know, that's how a cocky teenager villain would act.
    Basically I feel that Adventures excels at comedy, the OVA excels at action-comedy, and SatAM just excels at "being sort of mature for a video game cartoon" - which to me is the least impressive of the bunch. I get why people like it and this is a highly opinionated point I'm making, but I still think people shit on the OVA far too much. Sonic X can be too melodramatic and stupid and can get really cheap, but it does have some kickass 'anime money shot' moments so I can't completely dismiss it.
    Then you have Underground which should just not exist period.

  • Marx
    Marx 6 months ago

    If i remember correctly, in the end of his review NC said that this movie isn't exactly bad, but it's just weird and not that awesome as everyone says? And yes, NC should go to hell for putting MegaMan 2-3-4-5 in list of bad MegaMan games. Especially for 2 and 3.

  • Thj Yuh
    Thj Yuh 6 months ago

    Egg man save the world evan thought im clearly the villian
    Sonic fuck u. U old shit im to lazy to do fucking anything
    Random girl sonic i dont give a fuck if my dad dies or not evan thought he helped make me
    Sonic way the flying fuck is rong with u lady

  • Michael Manning
    Michael Manning 6 months ago +1

    Reveal Road Rovers! I want to see this reaction to that

  • DeVonte Graham
    DeVonte Graham 6 months ago

    “I don’t think we learned a thing”😂😂😂

  • TheCreepypro
    TheCreepypro 6 months ago +6

    glad I missed this as a kid cause I could never appreciate it the way I do as an adult

  • Mychael Jones
    Mychael Jones 6 months ago

    So Sonic the Hedgehog Movie is basically Black Panther, where it's supposed to be about the protagonist but instead it flips to the antagonist.

  • Amelie Caron
    Amelie Caron 6 months ago

    Enough vehicle so band living realm trip excuse will where external.

  • just an average nerd
    just an average nerd 6 months ago

    Still can't believe that their making a live action movie of sonic, and Jim Carrey will be playing as Eggman

  • Nicholas Steel
    Nicholas Steel 6 months ago

    How far animation has come? The animation in this cartoon is dreadful for 90's animation, especially for 1999. The 1940's Superman cartoons have waaaaaaaaay better animation and then you have all the nickelodean, disney etc. cartoons. All a million times better looking than this Sonic cartoon movie and all with better voice acting too.

  • Katie Baily
    Katie Baily 6 months ago

    And the thing is this is still better than the upcoming live action/CG thing planned

  • SuperSoldierS117
    SuperSoldierS117 6 months ago

    I concur. Sally was hot.

  • Lester Lee
    Lester Lee 6 months ago

    Hi there, have you guys seen "Under the Skin" yet? I would like to know your thoughts on it.

  • Carter Buford
    Carter Buford 6 months ago

    Do a nostalgia critic for sonic x and admire the wonder that is Chris thorndyke