The sequence ‘Sonic 2 – The Movie‘ surprised in its theatrical debut, grossing incredible $71 million during the first weekend at the North American box office.
Now, after just two weeks, the film has already conquered $231 million worldwide — and is speculated to surpass the original’s $319 million box office gross.
The budget was around US$ 100 million.
It is worth remembering that the sequel also became the biggest domestic debut of the career of the Jim Carreyovertaking ‘all mighty‘ (US$68M), which was released in 2003.
Despite having divided the opinion of critics – with 67% approval on Rotten Tomatoes –, the production pleased the public and won an A grade from the spectators in the CinemaScore.
Furthermore, the public opinion on RT records an impressive 97% approval.
It is worth remembering that the film is already showing in national cinemas!
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is ready for more freedom, and Tom (James Marsden) e Maddie (Tika Sumpter) agree to leave him at home while they go on vacation. But as soon as they leave, Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns, this time with a new partner: Knuckles. The duo seeks an emerald that has the power to build and destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own companion, Tails, and together they embark on a journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.”
First released in 1991, the game ‘Sonic‘ has sold over 360 million copies in various formats.