Illumination Super Mario Bros. Ταινία he's got he was out for three weeks, and it has more or less hit the $1 billion milestone.
Per Deadline, the cartoon Chris Pratt vehicle is expected to Stavros the limit until the end of the weekend and become the first film of 2023 to do so. Since his Mid-week release on April 5, the film It didn't really drop much at the box office and was a consistent earner even on a daily basis. Hence, It is both the highest-grossing video game film of all time and currently the highest-grossing film of the year. It is also the fifth film of the pandemic era to reach the $XNUMX billion mark, along with the likes of Spider-Man: No Way Home from 2021 and last year Avatar: The Water Road.
According to the exits polls since the beginning of the monthο Mario film has brought across multiple demographics, from the 18-34 range to children and the elderly. With how big the biggest brand is and how hard Illumiation has been pushing the film for the past few weeks, the film really blew up and probably did better than most expected. Again, it's worth noting that the film doesn't really have any theatrical competition as far as Disney goes Little Mermaid remake at the end of May and Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse emerges in June.
We'll update this post with official box office numbers tomorrow, but the writing on the mushroom is pretty clear. Nintendo and Illumination have not officially revealed plans for a sequel yet, at least at the time of writing. But given how well the movie has been done in such a short amount of time, it stands to reason that we'll get more Mario movies – and perhaps even more Nintendo movies in general – for years to come.
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