Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Film Stays at #2 in U.S. Crosses US$145 Million: Box Office Mojo records Paramount Pictures‘ Sonic the Hedgehog 2 sequel film as earning a cumulative total of US$145,829,424, ranking #2 in its third weekend in the United States. The film earned approximately US$15,225,000 over the weekend, earning US$4,025,000 on Friday, US$6,800,000 on Saturday, and US$4,400,000 on Sunday.
The film screened in 3,809 theaters, and had a per-theater average of US$3,997 over the weekend. Box Office Mojo also lists the film’s worldwide gross at US$287,829,424.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 opened in the United States on April 8 and earned an estimated US$26.5 million on its opening day, according to Box Office Mojo. It earned an estimated US$70 million internationally, and an estimated worldwide total of US$141 million in its opening weekend.
The film will open in Japan on August 19.
Paramount Pictures announced in February that it has already started development on a third Sonic the Hedgehog film, as well as the first live-action series for the Sonic franchise. The live-action series will debut on Paramount Pictures‘ Paramount+ streaming service in 2023, and will center on the character Knuckles, with Idris Elba reprising the role.
Ben Schwartz (DuckTales, Parks and Recreation) voiced the title character Sonic in the original film. James Marsden (Westworld, X-Men) and Tika Sumpter starred in the film, and Jim Carrey (The Truman Show, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) played the villain Robotnik.