Super Mario Bros. has been a theatrical juggernaut. Not only has the movie been incredibly successful for Universal, it has given Disney a virtual “smack-down.” Next week, the movie is set for release on Amazon. I personally, prefer Vudu:
Either way, the movie is going to be expensive. It is currently listed at $30 for both sites.
It should come as no surprise, but The Super Mario Bros. Movie broke several records within weeks of hitting theaters, which includes passing $1 billion in sales and claiming the title of highest-grossing video game movie of all time. However, reviews for the movie were mixed, with its Metacritic score sitting at just 46. But despite paltry critic reviews, the film was an absolute hit with moviegoers, earning an 8.6 user score on Metacritic.GameStop
I took my family to see the movie, and we all liked it. I loved the nostalgia built into the film. My kids and wife liked the story. There was no hidden agenda, in this movie. It was just made to entertain. By all means, sign me up for the digital release.