That Sonic the Hedgehog 2 The film has now been officially released in the US and its opening weekend is currently poised to be bigger than the blue blur’s first film.
According to Deadline, the Sonic 2 movie is currently racing toward a $60-65 million opening in 4,234 theaters across the United States. In contrast, the original 2020 film grossed $58 million in its first three days. Deadline provided some additional data:
“Sonic the Hedgehog 2Thursday was $5 million, or 66% higher than the original film’s $3 million Thursday preview of 2020, which began at 5 p.m. This film saw an opening day of $20.9 million, of which previews accounted for just 14%, and $58 million in three-day and $70 million in four-day weekends before the finale at 148.9 million US dollars. The film’s legs were actually hurt at the time by the outbreak of the pandemic and the nationwide closure of exhibitions.”
Compared to other movies, Sonic has rounded the new Michael Bay action movie ambulance with an estimated opening of $7.25 million, the comedy adventure Lost City – with an opening of $30.4 million and Sony’s Morbius, which is currently celebrating its second weekend and grossing $56.1 million on-site grossed dollars.
You can see how the film has been doing in other places around the world in our previous post. At this point it is already outperforming the original film in certain overseas markets:
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https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2022/04/sonic-2-movie-speeding-towards-usd65-million-in-its-us-opening-weekend Sonic 2 movie rockets to $65 million in US opening weekend