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Sonic the Hedgehog film sprints past $200 million worldwide revenue milestone

Sonic the Hedgehog film sprints past $200 million worldwide revenue milestone

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie has made more than $200 million worldwide.

As reported by Deadline, the film has grossed $106.6 million in the US and $203.1 million worldwide. It was released on February 14th.

In its first three days of release, Sonic the Hedgehog made $58 million. Sega's mascot overtook Detective Pikachu - one of Nintendo's mascots - for highest-grossing opening weekend sales for a movie based on games.

In December 2018, fans were treated to a first look at how Sonic would look in his big-screen debut - to say it was nightmare-inducing would be an understatement. Fans worldwide made it known that the blue hedgehog's new realistic look was not a welcome change.

Sega and Paramount made the decision to redesign the popular character. An animator - Tyson Hesse - was brought in, he had previously worked on Sonic Mania. It took five months to redesign Sonic's look.

Last month, Sega revealed 2020 would prove to be a huge year for its beloved franchise. New Sonic announcements will be made on the 20th of each month.


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A freelance writer based in Berkshire. Besides PG and PCGI she has written as a guides writer, specialising in RPG's and horror.

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