Super box office smash Bros.
And why we can finally say the movies are back
What to know
The Super Mario Bros. Movie smashes box office records… Wahoo! It turns out making a faithful, family friendly Mario movie was just what the doctor (Mario) ordered. Its gold coin haul was a massive $204.6M domestic in its first 5 days and $375.6M worldwide, breaking the record for an animated pic. Elsewhere Mario jumped to 2nd best U.S. debut for an animated film, biggest opening ever for a video game movie, 2023’s biggest opening to date, Illumination’s biggest debut ever, and the biggest domestic Wednesday-Sunday launch. Expect many more Mario movies to come. 🍄
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