Super Mario Bros. Movie Is 6th Highest-Grossing Video Game Movie Ever After Just 5 Days
The animated movie pulled in $377 million in five days.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie from Minions studio Illumination and Nintendo is soaring at the box office. Through its first five days, the movie has earned more than $377 million worldwide.
That's enough to make it the sixth highest-grossing video game movie of all time. Again, the movie needed only five days to reach that level and set that record. The movie is performing better in the US ($204.6 million) than internationally ($173 million), which is a good sign for the film and the movie studio behind it.
For comparison, the highest-grossing video game movie all time is Warcraft, which earned $439 million worldwide. It made just $47 million in the US, though, with the remaining $391 million, or 89.2% of its total box office grosses, coming from international markets.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is now the highest-grossing video game movie of all time domestically. The previous record-holder was Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ($190.5 million).
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is not getting great reviews from professional critics, but people fans are loving it--the movie has an impressive 96% user score on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie also has a mighty A rating on CinemaScore.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie features Chris Pratt as the voice of Mario, along with Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, Charlie Day as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, and Jack Black as Bowser. Charles Martinet, who voices Mario in the games, has multiple roles in the movie.
For more, check out GameSpot's review of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
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