— “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” is the first film of the year to cross the coveted $1 billion milestone at the global box office.
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As of Sunday, 26 days after its release, the Universal, Illumination and Nintendo adaptation of the animated video game has grossed $490 million in North America and $532 million internationally.
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The Super Mario Bros. Movie hits theaters on April 5, grossing a whopping $204 million in its first five days of release, making it the biggest opening weekend of the year and the fastest-growing animated film in history. It was the second big debut.
Since then, the film has become the highest-grossing film of 2023 domestically and globally, and the highest-grossing film based on a video game of all time. These records are particularly heartening, as his 1993 harrowing live-action Super Mario Bros., the last time Mario and Luigi hit the big screen, became a legendary example of Hollywood’s inability to adapt to video games. Thing.
This time featuring the voices of Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy and Jack Black, “Mario” was a successful four-quadrant blockbuster that captivated moviegoers young and old. It’s also benefited from brand awareness and nostalgia for popular video games, and months of lack of pre-release family movies.
Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, the film follows Brooklyn-based plumbers Mario and Luigi as they are sucked into a mysterious mushroom kingdom. Together with Princess Peach, they prepare to stop the mighty Bowser from being completely dominated.
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