YEAR 2022

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie Box Office Surpasses $400 Million Worldwide, Exceeding its Predecessor’s Record for Top-Grossing Video Game Adaptation of All-Time


SEGA CORPORATION (Head Office: Shinagawa, Tokyo, President COO: Yukio Sugino,) is proud to announce the film “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”, co-produced with Paramount Pictures Corporation in association with SEGA of America, Inc., recorded a global box office of $400 million (54 billion 400 million yen) in its first three months of release.

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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. “Sonic the Hedgehog 2,” sequel to 2020 release "Sonic the Hedgehog," came to theaters on April 8, 2022 in the U.S. and sequentially from March 31, 2022 outside the U.S. The film's U.S. box office gross topped $190.56 million (25 billion 916.16 million yen), breaking the record for the top-grossing video game-based film adaptation of all time.

The film has been a smash hit around the world, debuting at No. 1 in 47 markets, including the U.K., France, Australia, and other countries, with strong sales in Mexico and Brazil.
It also recorded $209.45 million (28billion 485.2 million yen) internationally and has reached $400 million worldwide.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is coming to Japan on August 19. Don’t miss it!

  • *At the rate of 136 yen to the U.S dollar

Movie “Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Jeff Fowler(”Sonic the Hedgehog”)
■Screenplay by:
Pat Casey & Josh Miller and John Whittington
Pat Casey & Josh Miller
■Produced by:
Neal H. Moritz(”Fast & Furious” series), Toby Ascher, Toru Nakahara, Hitoshi Okuno
■Executive Producers:
Haruki Satomi, Yukio Sugino, Shuji Utsumi, Nan Morales, Tim Miller(”Deadpool”)
James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O'Shaughnessey with Idris Elba and Jim Carrey
■Voice Over:
Taishi Nakagawa, Koichi Yamadera, Subaru Kimura, Ryo Hirohashi, Yuichi Nakamura, Marina Inoue
■Theme song:
■U.S. Release:
Apr. 8, 2022
■JP Release:
Aug. 19, 2022
■Original Title:
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Towa Pictures
■Official site:


Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog,” SEGA's most famous and fastest hedgehog video game character.
Since the 1991 release of the first “Sonic the Hedgehog” game, the Sonic series has gained worldwide popularity, with SEGA producing 1.38 billion units /DL of the series to date. In addition to games, SEGA is developing a variety of initiatives globally, including movies, animation, music, and merchandising.

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About Paramount Pictures

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