Super Mario Bros. The Movie, second excellent day at the box office: surpassed $60 million in worldwide receipts
It has only been two days since the release in theaters halfway around the world of the Super Mario Bros. movie., which is already grinding out figures that can be defined as record-breaking.
After the success of the first day we told you about yesterday, from Variety comes an update on the box office. Super Mario Bros. Film, a collaboration between Illumination, Nintendo, and Universal, grossed an additional $26.5 million Thursday in the U.S. alone, with total receipts of $58.2 million in the country.
Internationally, the film earned $62.5 million, bringing global ticket sales to $120.7 million. Variety estimates that at this rate the Super Mario Bros. movie should end its first five days on the big screen with more than $150 million in U.S. earnings. Deadline even projects worldwide grosses of more than $300 million.
As for Italy, as Cinetel reports, the Super Mario Bros. movie has grossed 2,366,270 million as of April 6 with 332,622 admissions.
Super Mario Bros. Film is directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, and stars Chris Pratt as our favorite plumber, namely Super Mario. The film’s cast also includes Charlie Day (Pacific Rim) as Luigi, Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) as Princess Peach, Jack Black (School of Rock) as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key (Toy Story 4) as Toad, and Seth Rogan (Pineapple Express) as Donkey Kong.