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The logo of the first Sonic the Hedgehog film.

Sonic the Hedgehog[citation needed] is an American CGI/live-action film series produced by Paramount Pictures that is based on the Sonic video game series. It features animation from Sega's Marza Animation Planet.

List of films

# Key poster Film Directed by Written by US release date
01 NEWSONICMOVIEPOSTER.jpg Sonic the Hedgehog Jeff Fowler Patrick Casey and Josh Miller 14 February 2020
Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG tells the story of the world's speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik and his plans for world domination.[1]
02 SonicMovie2 OfficialPosterRevised.jpg Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Jeff Fowler Patrick Casey, Josh Miller and John Whittington 8 April 2022
After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search for an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.[2]
03 Sonic3filmlogo.png Sonic the Hedgehog 3[3] TBA TBA TBA


Aside of live action films, the Sonic the Hedgehog film series also has several adaptations that take place within the same universe.




  • Around the World in 80 Seconds is a short film that takes place after the events of the first Sonic the Hedgehog film. It features Sonic exploring many places on Earth within eighty seconds. It was released as an extra with the digital release of the film on 30 March 2020.
  • Sonic Drone Home is an animated short film that takes place after the events of Sonic the Hedgehog 2. It features Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles dealing with one of Robotnik's Badniks trying to upgrade itself at the junkyard. It was released as an extra with the digital release of the film on 24 May 2022.[5]

Television series

See also


  1. Sonic the Hedgehog: Synopsis. Paramount Pictures. Archived from the original on 1 February 2020.
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Synopsis. Paramount Pictures. Archived from the original on 17 April 2022. Retrieved on 26 May 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Paramount+ on Twitter. Twitter (15 February 2022). Archived from the original on 15 February 2022. Retrieved on 15 February 2022. "Paramount+: #SonicMovie3 is officially in development from @ParamountPics and @SEGA! Plus, next year a new original #Knuckles series with @IdrisElba is coming to #ParamountPlus. #SonicMovie2 hits theaters April 8!"
  4. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 OFFICIAL MOVIE PRE QUILL CVR A THOMAS. Previews World (24 December 2022). Retrieved on 16 March 2022.
  5. Watch Sonic Try to Rescue Knuckles in 'Sonic Drone Home' Animated Short (Exclusive). ET (23 May 2022). Retrieved on 23 May 2022.
  6. Tails' Channel on Twitter. Twitter (15 February 2022). Retrieved on 15 February 2022. "Tails' Channel: New: A brand new #Sonic film, #SonicMovie3; and a live-action #SonicTheSeries spin-off for 2023 was announced during #Paramount's press conference. "All of this content will make @ParamountPlus the home for this incredibly popular franchise." #SonicNews"
Sonic the Hedgehog in other media