Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is currently the most successful video game film of all time, at least by box office (although it’s easy to argue that it’s also the best video game adaptation).
Has now earned over $331 million at the global box office, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is currently the highest-grossing video game film of all time. It’s interesting, it hit this record from the first time Sonic the Hedgehog the film held the record after grossing $319.71 million at the box office in 2020, according to a press release.
News that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is the highest-grossing video game movie of all time which isn’t too surprising, especially considering it scored the best opening weekend of any video game movie everalso took that record from the first time Sonic the Hedgehog movie. State, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 earned more than $150 million in theaters, according to the film’s official Twitter, which used the impressive number to reveal that it was the highest-grossing video game film of all time.
As you can see above, the tweet also reveals that the movie has a 96% audience score (over Rotten Tomatoes) and the cinema score is A. You can read Game Informer Sonic the Hedgehog 2 review to find out why we give it an 8.5 out of 10.
The film’s total US box office receipts totaled $162.74 million, surpassing the previous film’s $148.97 million, breaking the previous record for an adaptation based on the film, the press release reads: highest-grossing video game of all time”. “It also grossed $168.9 million internationally and has already reached $331.64 million worldwide, surpassing its predecessor.”
If you are interested in seeing Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (the game), you will be able to easily do so as Sonic Origins, which remake Sonic 1, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 / Knuckles and Sonic CD, released this summer. For more on that, check out this story breaks down each Sonic Origins version and the content packs that come with each version.
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