At the end of last month, we learned that Sonic 2 became the most successful video game-inspired movie in American history, and it didn’t take more than two weeks for the movie to dominate the global box office as one of the most successful video game adaptations in history with over 300 grosses. million dollars globally.
Sega recently announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is now the highest-grossing movie of all time based on a video game. With a worldwide box office revenue of $331.64 million, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 surpassed previous record holder, Sonic the Hedgehog, which grossed $319.71 million in 2020, beating Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’s total of $314.1 million. Shown in 2017.
Compared to the first part, during the first three days of its opening, it made 58 million dollars. While the second part has managed to collect more than 141 million dollars globally so far.
Chris Aronson, head of local distribution at Paramount, explained that the reason for this huge success is that it has satisfied video game fans and movie fans at the same time.
As for those who ask about the budget of this film and how much it cost to produce, only some sources have estimated that the production cost of the movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2 amounted to about 90 million dollars, knowing that this amount does not include marketing expenses.
Co-starring Ben Schwartz as Sonic and Jim Carrey as evil Dr. Robotnik, Idris Elba joins the cast as Knuckles, and Tails’ video game character Colin O’Shaughnessy plays the same role.