The commercial successes do not stop arriving for The Super Mario Bros. Movie of Universal Pictures, Nintendo e Illumination Studios… wahoo!
After completing three weeks of exhibition in theaters around the world, and once again taking first place at the box office, the animated film tops another huge number by crossing the $900 million mark in the global box officeand setting his sights on his next mission: joining the billion-dollar movie club, which, according to projections, would be achieving it this week.
The updated box office The Super Mario Bros. Movie is the next:
- $444 million at the domestic box office (US)
- $457.2 billion at the international box office
- $901.2 million at the worldwide box office
As if that were not enough, he has already surpassed Jurassic World (2015) as the Universal Pictures film with the best third weekend at the box office of all time.
EYE TO THE DATA: By the time it crosses 1 billion at the global box office, and leaves behind the $942.5 million global box office of Minions: The Rise of Gruwill become Universal studio’s most profitable animated film since 2019. And it is highly probable that it will become Universal’s second highest grossing animated film, a place that is currently occupied by Despicable Me 3 ($1,035 million dollars). Number one of all time is Minions (2015) that accumulated $1,159 million dollars.
Will your legs reach The Super Mario Bros. Movie to be the number 1 of Universal?
The success of the film crossed the big screen and reached the Billboard popularity charts, thanks to the romantic ballad “Peaches” performed by Bowser (Jack Black in its original version) that entered the Billboard Hot 100 (currently it ranks 56).
The plumber brothers will face great competition when Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 opens in theaters on May 5, 2023.
The story of Super Mario Bros Movie follows brothers Mario and Luigi as two Brooklyn plumbers who are transported to the Mushroom Kingdom and find themselves embroiled in an epic adventure..
The film stars the voices of Chris Pratt like Mario, Charlie Day like Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy like princess peach Jack Black like Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key like Toad, Seth Rogen like Donkey Kong, and Fred Armisen like Cranky Kong.
The film includes references and nods to the Super Mario video game franchise, including more members of the Kong family, and other Super Mario enemies, Mario Kart, Galaxy, etc.
The direction is in charge of Aaron Horvath y Michael Jelenic; both have directed episodes of the series Teen Titans Go!, Horvath also directed the film alone. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies. The duo directs the script written by Matthew Fogel (Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, The Lego Movie 2, Minions: The Rise of Gru).