The Super Mario Bros. Movie hits $500 million, biggest video game adaptation ever
Posted on April 14, 2023 by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News
We have the latest on the box office performance of The Super Mario Bros. Movie, with the film now surpassing $500 million globally. With that, it’s become the biggest video game adaptation ever.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie earned $260.3 million domestically. You can also throw in another $248.4 million internationally. The exact total is currently $508.7 million.
According to Variety, The Super Mario Bros. Movie is the highest-grossing film of 2023 at both the global and domestic box office. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania previously held that title.
Warcraft and Detective Pikachu were previously the biggest video game adaptations. However, The Super Mario Bros. has taken the crown and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
The good news doesn’t stop there. The Super Mario Bros. Movie is the second biggest animated film since 2019 in worldwide box office terms, having beat out Demon Slayer: Mugen Train ($494 million). It’s behind Minions: The Rise of Gru ($942.5 million).
We previously heard that The Super Mario Bros. Movie saw a record opening at $204.6 million in the United States over its first five days and $377.2 million worldwide. More information about that can be found here.