Everything Mario from Nintendo touches turns to gold. It doesn’t matter if it’s a video game or a movie.
It debuted in theaters less than a month ago, but Super Mario Bros. The Movie has already crossed the barrier of 1 billion dollars. And it’s still halfway there…
Fans of Nintendo and the character wanted to see a Mario movie in cinemas, and they have responded. The 1993 “adaptation” doesn’t count, we’ve erased it from our minds.
Super Mario Bros. The Movie already exceeds 1 billion dollars box office. According to collect Varietyuntil yesterday the box office added 490 million dollars in USA and 532 million in the rest of the world. And that is not working well in China.
Super Mario Bros. The Movie, breaks several records
These 1,022 million dollars proceeds make Nintendo Pictures’ first film a the highest grossing film of 2023.
Only 3 films have raised more than her after the end of the pandemic: Avatar: The Sense of Water, which has 2,318 million dollars, Spider-Man: No Way Home, 1,922 million, and Top Gun: Maverick, with almost 1,500 million dollars .
Considering that it has been in theaters for less than a month, and that it has at least another month left, it has a chance of beat Top Gun: Mavericks.
With the current 1,022 million dollars, Super Mario Bros. The Movie is already the best adaptation of a video game in historydoubling Warcraft, which totaled 422 million.
Furthermore it becomes the eighth highest-grossing animated film of all time, and it is assumed that it will surpass Toy Story 3 and 4 and The Minions, below 1,160 million dollars. The podium is within reach, since Frozen has 1,281 million dollars.
For Nintendo is an absolute success, since it is your first movie as film producer, in collaboration with Illumination. sure we will have more mario moviesbut Nintendo has a huge catalog of video games that can be turned into movies or television series.
In just 10 days, what could be the video game of the year premieres on the Nintendo Switch console: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. The next saga that hits theaters? Millions of fans are looking forward to it.