Sega Corporation today confirmed that the Paramount Pictures film Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has now officially grossed $331.64 million worldwide, beating the $319.71 million box office record set by the original 2020 film.
This makes Blue Blur’s second theatrical release the most successful video game adaptation of all time. It follows on from the film that had the biggest premiere for a video game movie of all time, grossing $72.1 million in the US in its first three days. The original grossed $58.01 million over the same period.
In the US alone, it was also recognized domestically as the highest-grossing video game-based film of all time – surpassing the previous film’s $148.97 million and grossing $162.74 million at the box office. Outside of that location, the film Sonic 2 debuted as the #1 film in 47 markets.
It’s also not done yet – with a release of the film in Japan due this August. Have you been to the cinema to see Sonic the Hedgehog 2? Leave a comment below.
https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2022/05/sonic-the-hedgehog-2-becomes-top-grossing-video-game-movie-adaptation-of-all-time Sonic The Hedgehog 2 becomes the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time