Mario And Luigi Promote Their Family-Owned Business In New Commercial For Movie

The Super Mario Bros. Movie will hit theaters on April 7.


A new ad for the upcoming Super Mario Bros. Movie dropped, and it's a super-throwback commercial for Mario and Luigi's side-hustle, their plumbing business. The Super Mario Bros. Movie will hit theaters on April 7.

Complete with a slightly worn VHS effect, the commercial features lyrics from the '90s Super Mario Brothers Super Show's "Plumber Rap," and points to a website for the family-owned business. "Thank you Super Mario Bros., it seems like the only thing you haven't drained is my bank account," one satisfied and slightly confused customer says in the ad. Check it out below.

The animated film is produced by Illumination, the company behind the Despicable Me and Minions franchises, and is directed by animation veterans Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic. The screenplay was written by The Lego Movie 2's Matthew Fogel. In addition to Pratt as Mario, the Super Mario Bros. Movie features Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, Jack Black as Bowser, and Seth Rogen as DK. Check out GameSpot's breakdown of everything you need to know about the Mario movie.

With just a few months to go before the movie, toy manufacturer Jakks Pacific also recently revealed its officially licensed lineup of Super Mario Bros. action figures. Also, Ahead of its public opening on February 17, Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood has opened for previews and testing. The reviews have been largely positive, but there have been some complaints over waist size restrictions for the AR-based Mario Kart: Bowser's Challenge ride.

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