Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic’s Sequel

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Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic's Sequel
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Finally, Finally, Finally! After too many delays and a gap of 2 years, the one of the best game series movies sequel ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ released in domestic theatres, and as expectations, the film performed up to the expectations. According to reports, the game series sequel mostly received positive reviews from audiences and critics, and the film also fired the ticket window with its excellent opening weekend.

Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop?

Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic's Sequel
Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic’s Sequel (Image Source: Instagram/ Sonic Movie)

According to reports, the action-adventure comedy-drama ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’, released in the USA on April 8, 2022, in more than 4200 theaters, collected $26.50 million on its opening day and $72.10 million on its opening weekend at the domestic box office. Overall, ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ has so far collected $181 million domestically, $194 million overseas, and has total grossed $375 million worldwide[1] against the production budget of $110 million.

The so-far collection of the ‘Sonic 2’ is above the expectations, and the film has earned two times more than the production budget, and that’s too well for the makers, and overall considering the excellent performance at the box office, the game series sequel ‘Sonic the hedgehog 2’ is a blockbuster film according to critics and news portals. Not only this but ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ is currently the highest-grossing game series film at the domestic box office.

Before the release, the critics expected $40-45 million on opening weekend from ‘Sonic 2’. But with the collection of $72 million, the film surprised everyone from critics to makers, and the $110 million sequels also beat their $90 million first part, which collected $58 million on opening weekend. Looking at the so far performance of ‘Sonic 2’, now, critics are expecting over $400 million in lifetimes from ‘Sonic 2’ movie worldwide.

Talking about critical responses, then ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ received a 6.6/10* IMDb rating based on 34k votes, and on Rotten Tomatoes, it is scored 69/100% based on 159 reviews.

‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’

Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic's Sequel
Is Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hit Or Flop? Unexpected Box Office Result Of Sonic’s Sequel (Image Source: Instagram/ Sonic Movie)

‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ is directed by Jeff Fowler and stars Ben Schwartz (voice of Sonic), James Marsden, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey, Natasha Rothwell, Shemar Moore, and Adam Pally. ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ was produced under the banners of Paramount Pictures, Sega Sammy Group, Original Film, Marza Animation Planet, and Blur Studio and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’ is based on the Japanese video game series ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ by Sega, and the writers of the film are Josh Miller, Pat Casey, and John Whittington.


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  1. I loved this movie even though I’m an adult. I take my kids and their friends and we have a good laugh. Classic Jim carey

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