Super Mario Brothers Movie giving Frozen franchise a run for its money.
The video game adaptation starring Chris Pratt surpassed Disney’s 2013 hit. Frozen became the second-highest-grossing animated film of all time at the worldwide box office – just behind 2019 Frozen IIIt remains number 1.
Super Mario Brothers. It has raised $1,283 billion so far, according to Box Office Mojo. Frozen $1.28 billion and Frozen II With $1.45 billion.
When Super Mario Brothers. Released in April, the film marked the biggest worldwide opening weekend for an animated feature film. Frozen IIlaunch. It also surpassed the 2022s, making it the biggest opening weekend for a video game movie. Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Pratt voices Mario, the Brooklyn plumber who is accidentally transported to the magical Mushroom Kingdom, where Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy) helps get rid of the evil turtle Bowser (Jack Black).
The cast also includes Charlie Day as Luigi, Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, and Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong.
Directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic Super Mario Brothers. Coming from Nintendo and Illumination, the studio behind it despicable Me And minions franchises.
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Black, 53, told PEOPLE at the film’s Los Angeles premiere that he was proud of the project.
“I really feel like we accomplished it. I think we fulfilled our mission. We wanted to do a funny, exciting, action-packed adventure and I swear to God we did,” he said.
“You know what else we did? We’ve also used all the characters from the Nintendo universe. And if you like to play Mario Kart or any Nintendo video game, when you see this movie, you’ll say ‘Wow’ because there are loads of little Easter eggs that only gamers will really recognize and truly appreciate. I’m really happy for that.”
Super Mario Brothers Movie now available in theaters and on demand to rent or buy.