Chris Pratt’s The Super Mario Bros. Movie has long been a mainstay of popular culture and Nintendo’s most famous mascots. Nintendo has always produced such captivating video games that have appealed to millions of players. Last month, The Super Mario Bros. Movie was released in theaters and immediately set incredible records.
It debuted on April 5 and has the biggest opening weekend of any animated movie ever. As a result, fans can’t wait for its digital release. However, The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s digital platform release date has been postponed for an additional week.
With this information, it appears that Nintendo is working extra hard to prevent The Super Mario Bros. Movie from airing outside of theaters just yet.
Well, as per new reports, the date for The Super Mario Bros. Movie‘s digital release has been made public.
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When Will The Super Mario Bros. Movie Be Released Digitally?
Without a doubt, The Super Mario Bros. Movie upholds the high standards that have made Nintendo’s most well-known mascot so special.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie got premiered in theaters on April 5, 2023, and has earned more than $1 billion in box office runs, topping all other movies of 2023. Hence, it has set records for the biggest animated movie opening weekend and highest-grossing video game adaptation ever.
If you’re wondering whether you can watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie online at home, you can’t right now. Currently, getting a ticket to your nearby movie theater and watching this video game-inspired movie are the only options for you to watch it.
Well, when will it be released on digital platforms?
On May 16, 2023 (mark the date), the animated movie will be made available on digital streaming platforms. For the unversed, The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s digital release date was postponed from May 9 to May 16. The date has been advanced by one week as a result of the film’s box-office success.
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More About The Film
Based on Nintendo’s well-known video game franchise, The Super Mario Bros. Movie is an animated full-length motion picture.
The success of the movie, which is produced by Universal, Illumination, and Nintendo, has surprised trade pundits despite having a $100 million production budget. Also, the film features a voice cast including Hollywood heavyweights like Chris Pratt, Charlie Day, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Jack Black.
The animation and visual designs of this film are superbly executed, and they are undoubtedly its best features. Nintendo has a long history of producing video games that promote family play. As each new console generation comes out, the generation that grew up playing games on the NES and Game Boy in the 1990s is now raising a new generation of gamers.
For the unversed, the 1993 live-action movie, Super Mario Bros. from Touchstone Pictures starred the late Bob Hoskins as Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi. It was a bomb back on its release day, grossing only $39M globally off of a production budget of close to $50M.
However, this time, the popularity of Nintendo and its cult franchises has contributed to the success of The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie has already been released in theaters on April 5.
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Source- The Hollywood Handle