SEGA CORPORATION (Head Office: Shinagawa, Tokyo, President COO: Yukio Sugino,) is proud to announce that the film “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, co-produced with Paramount Pictures Corporation in association with SEGA of America, Inc., recorded a box office of nearly $72.1 million in the US in 3 days and $70 million internationally.
Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from SEGA, the Sonic the Hedgehog film series tells the story of the world’s fastest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. The first installment of the film series in 2020, “Sonic the Hedgehog” broke the box office records, including becoming the US top-grossing video game adaptation of all time, and earning $320 million in worldwide box office.
The sequel to this film, which is scheduled for worldwide release, opened in 4,234 theaters on April 8 in the U.S. and sequentially from March 31 outside the U.S. The film was a big hit in its first three days (from April 8 to 10), grossing $72.1 million in the US and $70 million internationally, with a worldwide cumulative of $142.1 million through the weekend. It also surpassed the previous film's record of $58.01 million for the first three days in the U.S.
“Sonic the Hedgehog 2” is coming to Japan on August 19. Don’t miss it!