THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE Earns Biggest Global Animated Opening All Time, Beating FROZEN II

Image courtesy: Universal / Illumination

Universal’s The Super Mario Bros. Movie debuted with $375.6M globally, the largest animated global opening ever, ahead of Disney’s 2019 Frozen II ($358M).

Mario‘s global opening is also the highest of 2023 so far, far ahead of Disney’s February Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania ($225.3M).

Mario opened in 70 overseas markets to $170.9M. That’s the #2 overseas animated opening of all time, behind Frozen II ($228.2M).

Mario‘s top overseas markets to date are:

  • Mexico ($27.8M)
  • U.K. ($19.5M)
  • Germany ($13.4M)
  • China ($11.6M)
  • France ($9.9M)
  • Spain ($8.8M)
  • Australia ($8.1M)
  • Italy ($7.6M)
  • Brazil ($6.9M)

The film has also earned a $204.6M domestic total since opening midweek last Wednesday.

Image courtesy: Universal / Illumination

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