Universal Pictures and Illumination’s Nintendo video game The Super Mario Bros. Movie broke two more records in just one week.
First, by Thursday, it had grossed $260.3 million domestically and $508.7 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film of 2023 so far.
It easily overtook Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumanias, and after a month and a half, grossed $212.2 million domestically and $474.4 million worldwide in movie ticket sales. Achieved.
But the bigger one is that it overtook “Warcraft” ($439.4 million) and “Detective Pikachu” ($449.8 million) to become the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time. is.
It also became the second-biggest animated film since 2019, behind “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” which earned $942.5 million last year.
It is also already the 10th highest-grossing Universal movie worldwide and the fifth Universal movie since 2019 to exceed $500 million worldwide. In total, he has only 13 films reaching that mark, and his five for Universal are easily more than any other. studio.
This weekend, “Renfield” and “The Pope’s Exorcist” open in the $8-$10 million range respectively, while the animated tale “Sparrow” is eyeing its debut at $5-$8 million, so new You will easily beat the entrants.