The Super Mario Bros. Movie has had an impressive opening, earning $120.7 million worldwide in its first two days in theaters. With domestic expectations sitting at $125 million, the movie looks on track to achieve this goal. User scores over at Metacritic are generally positive, hovering around an 8.6/10, and GameSpot’s review scored the movie an 8/10.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is an exciting action-filled movie that pays respect to the Mario IP. Critic Phil Owens praised the movie for its exciting action sequences, stating, “The Super Mario Bros. Movie never feels reverent of the Mario IP, but it’s also never disrespectful.” With a positive reception from audiences and critics alike, The Super Mario Bros. Movie looks set to be one of the best big-budget action flicks of the year.