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Super Mario Bros. Movie Enters Top 5 Animated Films Worldwide

(Last Updated On: May 16, 2023)

The Super Mario Bros. Movie has taken the box office by storm, delivering impressive results and securing a place among the top-grossing animated films of all time. Box Office Mojo and Variety recently reported that the movie earned an estimated $13 million, maintaining its position at #2 during its sixth weekend in the U.S. box office. With a current worldwide gross of $1,210,450,015, The Super Mario Bros. Movie now sits comfortably in the top 5 list of all-time animated films globally.

While there may be some debate about whether Disney’s 2019 The Lion King CG film should be classified as an animated film, news website Oricon does not count it in this category. Thus, if we exclude The Lion King, The Super Mario Bros. Movie takes an impressive spot at #4. Among the other top animated films on the list are Incredibles 2, Frozen 2, and Frozen, showcasing the movie’s remarkable success.

The film’s screening in 3,800 theaters contributed to its substantial earnings. It generated an estimated $2,990,000 on Friday, followed by $5,590,000 on Saturday, and $4,420,000 on Sunday. These strong weekend numbers further solidify the film’s success and popularity among audiences.

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Notably, on May 5, The Super Mario Bros. Movie surpassed the $500 million mark in the United States alone. This milestone places it in an elite group of only 19 films to have achieved such remarkable earnings in the country. The film’s ability to captivate and engage audiences has undoubtedly contributed to its impressive box office performance.

The success of The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a testament to the enduring appeal of the beloved video game franchise and its iconic characters. Bringing Mario, Luigi, and their world to the big screen has resonated with fans across generations, attracting a wide audience and driving its box office triumph.

As the film continues its theatrical run, it is poised to make an even greater impact on the box office and further solidify its position among the highest-grossing animated films worldwide. The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s remarkable success is a testament to its captivating storytelling, endearing characters, and the dedication of its fanbase.


Source: Anime News Network

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