Super Mario Bros. Movie Shatters Box Office with $31.7 Million Opening Weekend

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie” made a formidable debut at the box office, amassing a whopping $31.7 million on its opening day, sending Ben Affleck’s sports drama “Air” to second place with a mere $3.2 million earned from 3,507 venues on the same day. Following the grandiose opening, the estimates for the film’s potential earnings have been revised upwards to a staggering $92 million over the regular weekend, and $141 million in the first five days of release. This impressive feat marks a continuation of the box office’s lucrative season, with successful releases in March such as “Scream VI,” “Creed III,” “John Wick: Chapter 4,” and “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.”


Internationally, the “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” had a dazzling debut as well, garnering $34.7 million across 44 markets on Wednesday, with the highest earnings coming from Mexico ($5.9 million), U.K. and Ireland ($4.8 million), and China ($4.7 million). The movie will expand to 70 territories worldwide by Sunday, further extending its success.

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“Air” is a new movie that is expected to make $10.6 million during its opening weekend and $16 million to $18 million in its first five days of release. Amazon is supporting the movie, which cost $90 million to make and is one of the few movies from a streaming service to be released in theaters. It is not known how long the movie will be shown in theaters before it is available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video, or how many tickets need to be sold for the movie to be considered successful.

Another movie called “Mario” is directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic. It is an animated movie with Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Jack Black lending their voices. The movie is about Mario and his friends trying to stop the villain Bowser from taking over the world. The movie has received positive reviews, unlike the previous live-action version of the movie in 1993. “Mario” cost $100 million to make and is expected to benefit from the lack of family movies released in recent months.

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“Air” is a movie aimed at adult audiences, who have been more cautious about going to the movies due to the pandemic. It tells the true story of a Nike shoe salesman who tries to make a deal with Michael Jordan to wear their shoes. Ben Affleck directs and stars in the movie alongside Matt Damon and Viola Davis. With good reviews and famous actors, “Air” is expected to attract audiences to the theaters.

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