Lighting and global Super Mario Bros movie Checks out another landmark.
The Nintendo video game adaptation will pass $1 billion at the global box office sometime Sunday, its 26th day in release. It became only the tenth animated film to achieve the feat, and the first animated film to do so since pre-pandemic times.
in north america, Super Mario’The projected weekend gross is $40 million from 4,204 theaters for a domestic tally of $490 million through Sunday. Its projected overseas opening weekend is $68.3 million to $532.5 million.
The film broke any number of records, including ranking as the highest-grossing animated film in global history at the domestic box office after getting the best Minions: The Rise of a Gru ($369.7 million), which is the third-highest-grossing film in Universal’s history after jurassic world And any. t. extra terrestrialnot adjusted for inflation.
Globally, it now ranks as the seventh-biggest Universal film of all time, after beating Jurassic World Dominion And despicable me. It is the fourth biggest blockbuster in Hollywood since 2019.
Thanks to its multigenerational appeal, Super Mario It continues to play more like a blockbuster for all audiences than an animated pillar of support.
Elsewhere at the domestic box office, Warner Bros. ‘ evil dead rise It impressed in its sophomore exit of $12.2 million from 3,417 locations to $44.4 million domestically.
The new Lionsgate show Are you with God? I’m Margaret It opened in third place with about $6.8 million from 3,334 cinemas. The critically acclaimed film received a CinemaScore.
John Wick: Chapter 4Another Lionsgate movie, Lionsgate, is projected to come in at number four with nearly $5 million from 2,481 locations, enough to raise $175 million domestically.
In a fun twist, reissue Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi The top five will be rounded out by an estimated $4.7 million from just 500 theaters.
Sony and Affirm Big George Foreman: The Miraculous Story of the Once World Heavyweight Champion It proves to be a disappointment. The film opened outside the top ten with a projected opening of $3 million from 3,504 theaters.
The numbers will be updated Sunday morning.
April 30, 7:45 a.mUpdated with revised totals.
This story was originally published on April 29 at 7:35 am.
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