The Super Mario Bros. Movie Breaks Records with $377 Million Global Box Office
The Super Mario Bros. Movie has made an astounding $377 million (about Rs. 3,088 crores) at the global box office, making it the highest-grossing opening for an animated movie. Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, the film has earned a 96 percent audience score on Rotten Tomatoes and received an A on CinemaScore. The movie was packed with easter eggs from past games, acting as fan service.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is an adaptation of the classic video game franchise, and it has been well-received by both general audiences and franchise fans. The movie opened in the US and Canada on April 5, and it made an impressive $204.6 million (about Rs. 1,674 crores). The movie opened in 70 markets worldwide on April 7, and it made an additional $173 million (about Rs. 1,416 crores).
The movie was able to beat the box office record set by Disney's Frozen 2, which had the advantage of building upon an existing IP. The Super Mario Bros. Movie also marked the biggest-ever opening for a video game movie, besting 2016's Warcraft movie, which opened to $210 million (about Rs. 1,719 crores).
The Super Mario Bros. Movie has been praised for its exciting visuals, clever writing, and nostalgic references to past Mario games. The film has shattered all expectations, and it has collected an astonishing $377 million (about Rs. 3,088 crores) at the global box office. If you have seen the movie, please leave a comment and let us know your thoughts!