A movie that has been widely bashed by critics, is turning out to be smash hit with audiences around the world.
The Super Mario Bros Movie has had a mammoth opening at the box office, having the biggest worldwide debut of the year and earning $567 million in worldwide ticket sales.
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The iconic and nostalgic movie opened domestically last week and hauled in $12.5 million across it’s opening weekend.
The huge figures have seen the movie strip Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania of ‘best international debut of the year’ after it earnt a cool $343 million in it’s opening week.
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The Super Mario Bros Movie has also had the second biggest animated debut of all time, loosing out only to Frozen 2.
Even though it may be a huge box office hit, critics aren’t telling people to rush to see the movie, rating it at a lowly 57% on Rotten Tomatoes, compared to the whopping 96% audience score.
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