The Super Mario Bros. movie breaks a box office record – as Twitter pirates it

Mario and Peach talk as they walk in The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Firstly, the movie adaptation managed the astonishing achievement of breaking $1 billion across the global box office, in solely the primary month of being in theaters – annihilating movies such because the D&D film, Renfield, and sports activities drama Air with a powerful dose of online game nostalgia within the mushroom kingdom that few may moderately compete with. 

That places the animated plumber film in the identical leagues as final yr’s Prime Gun and Avatar sequels, which reveals simply how prepared Nintendo is for the cinematic large leagues – and makes the live-action 1993 Tremendous Mario Bros. movie really feel like a pleasantly distant reminiscence (John Leguizamo, you deserved higher).