SEGA has announced Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has exceeded $331.64 million at the worldwide box office, beating the record $319.71 million set by the previous film.
This makes it the highest-grossing video game-based film of all time in the United States, where it has surpassed $162.74 million to date, surpassing the first film’s $148.97 million.
It also grossed $168.9 million internationally and has yet to be released in Japan, where it will hit theaters on August 19.
The film opened in 4,234 theaters on April 8 in the US and sequentially from March 31 outside the US. The film was a huge hit in its first three days in the United States, grossing $72.1 million and beating the previous film’s record of $58.01 million for its first three days in the United States. The film was also a smash hit worldwide, debuting at number one in 47 markets including the UK, France, Australia and other countries, and strong sales in Mexico and Brazil.
Ben Schwartz reprises his role as the voice of Sonic in Sonic the Hedgehog 2, alongside James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Lee Majdoub, Idris Elba and Jim Carrey.
Set eight months after the previous one, the film follows Sonic and Tails as they team up to save the Master Emerald from Dr. Finding Robotnik and Knuckles while fighting simultaneously with the Guardian Units of Nations (GUN) military organization.
https://www.vg247.com/sonic-the-hedgehog-2-film-is-now-the-top-grossing-video-game-adaptation-of-all-time The film Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is now the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time