The first-weekend earnings of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” were the highest ever for an animated film, shocking industry watchers and setting a new record. A sequel to Disney’s “Frozen,” which had previously held the title. (2019).
According to Axios, “Super Mario” earned $377 million at the worldwide box office and $204.6 million in the United States between Wednesday and Sunday. That’s more than Disney’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Mania,” making it the highest-grossing film of the year so far.
According to the newspaper, over the same three-day window during President’s Day weekend in February, “Ant-Man” grossed $104 million in the United States and $225 million internationally.
The opening weekend alone was enough to make “Super Mario Bros.” the most successful movie based on a video game ever, surpassing the $190 million earned by “Sonic the Hedgehog 2.”
The movie starring Chris Pratt as Mario and Jack Black as Bowser has a 56% critical score on Rotten Tomatoes and a 96% audience score.
Super Mario Bros. has been one of the most popular video games for over 40 years, and it’s simple to see why when you watch this cheery, colorful mix, as said by L.A. weekly critic Asher Luberto.
As The Times of London put it, “garish enough to mentally numb the pre-teen Easter audience with its mindless gimmickry.”
Unlike several previous Disney films, which incorporated non-traditional themes like same-sex partnerships, many critics of the film noted it was created for youngsters and was nice for the whole family.
An 11-year-old boy says it’s perfect. “She enjoyed it, and there were no adult themes or conversations that I will have to clarify for her if she asks about them in the future.”
My four-year-old Mario-obsessed kid really adored this film that I took him to watch. The film’s wit, energy, and color all appealed to me. It’s has a terrific story and the whole family will enjoy it. “I don’t know what to say,” chimed in a second spectator.
A third individual chimed in, “A great movie for the whole family to watch.”
People who enjoy video games, particularly those who are lovers of the Super Mario series, will adore. A family-friendly film that demonstrates the designers’ genuine affection for the games. ‘I was beaming from ear to ear the whole time’, another user remarked.