‘SEGA does what Nintendon’t ‘: Sonic Breaks Video Game Movie Record


Sonic fans rejoice, according to Variety the newest Video Game Film Sonic the Hedgehog has accomplished what other Video Game Adapted Films couldn’t, and that was to completely shatter the Box office record.

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Image Credit: Paramount Pictures

During Presidents Day, Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog opened at $57 million, while globally it has earned $100 million; becoming the biggest Video Game adapted film opening of all time. Below is a list of the current box office (via Box Office Mojo) for this weekend, while it is projected that the Blue Blur will be earning around $68 million to $70 million.

  • 1. Sonic the Hedgehog $57,000,000
  • 2. Birds of Prey $17,115,000
  • 3. Fantasy Island $12,400,000
  • 4. The Photograph $12,270,000
  • 5. Bad Boys for Life $11,305,000
  • 6. 1917 $8,090,000
  • 7. Jumanji: The Next Level $5,700,000
  • 8. Parasite $5,500,500
  • 9. Dolittle $5,050,000
  • 10 Downhill $4,671,000

If you’re interested in reading more about Sonic’s success in the box office, click here to head over to Variety, but if you want to read my review of the film (Spoiler-Free) click here.

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