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The Super Mario Bros Movie has become the highest-grossing cinema release of all time in Mexico.
The Illumination and Nintendo co-production has broken numerous records since it released in most regions on April 7, and continues to bring in global box office revenue more than a month after its release.
Box Office Mojo‘s records, which at the time of writing go up to the weekend of May 5-7, had the film’s Mexican gross sitting at $80.4 million, slightly under the country’s all-time record of $81.156 million for Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Now, according to a tweet by Box Office Report, the weekend of May 12-14 has reportedly pushed the film past Spider-Man’s record, with a total estimated gross now sitting at $82.4 million.
It’s the latest notable achievement by what’s comfortably been the biggest film of 2023 so far.
The Super Mario Bros Movie currently stands at a worldwide gross of $1.2 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. This makes it just the 10th animated film to cross the $1 billion mark.
It’s also currently the 23rd highest-grossing movie of all time, ahead of such movies as The Lord of the Rings series, The Dark Knight Rises, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Toy Story 3.
The Super Mario Bros Movie’s digital release launches today in the United States, and is available exclusively on digital platforms where customers can buy or rent movies from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, at a price of $29.99.
Among professional critics, it currently has a 59% rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. It appears to be doing notably better with movie-goers, however, with over 10,000 verified reviews on the site delivering a current average score of 96%.
VGC’s own Super Mario Bros Movie review called it the best video game film yet.
“The Super Mario Bros Movie may not take any major risks, but it’s a faithful adaptation of the games and will appeal to children and fans of the series alike,” our critic wrote.