The new animated production of Super Mario not only dominated the box office, it set box office records in countries like the United States and Mexico
One of the phenomena of the first months of 2023 is the Super Mario Bros movie, which from the first previews captivated millions of people around the world, so the response at the box office could not be expected, becoming the great success so far this year.
Super Mario Bros., which comes before Universal, Nintendo and Illumination studios join forces, grossed about $146.4 million at the box office over Easter weekend and $204.6 million in its first five days, it said Sunday. industry observer Exhibitor Relations, in the United States.
“The numbers are sensationalagreed analyst David A. Gross, noting the quality of the film, which appeals to both families and viewers young and old, and both men and women.
Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Bowser defeated other productions such as John Wick 4, Shazam! The Fury of the Gods and Dungeons and Dragonswhich have hit theaters in recent weeks.
Bowser threatens all kingdoms
While working underground to repair a pipe, Brooklyn plumbers Mario and his brother Luigi are transported by a mysterious pipe and wander into a magical new world. But after being separated, Mario will embark on an epic adventure to find Luigi.
With the help of Toad, a resident of the Mushroom Kingdom, and some training from the Mushroom Kingdom’s ruler, Princess Peach, Mario will unleash his own power.
In the cast of voices Chris Pratt will play Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy will be Princess Peach, Jack Black will become Bowser, and Donkey Kong will be voiced by Seth Rogen.
From a script by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, Matthew Fogel will direct this film produced by Illumination. This studio produced hits like Despicable Me, Minions, Sing, The Secret Life of Pets and The Grinch.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is already in theaters.
Source: AFP / Canacine