By the end of its extended opening weekend on Sunday, Universal estimates that the Super Mario Bros. Movie will have made $141 million. The movie is off to a Super Star-powered start.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie made $31.7 million in North America on Wednesday, according to Universal. On its opening day, the movie made $66.4 million worldwide. The Super Mario Bros. Movie opens two days ahead of schedule compared to other opening weekends because movies typically open on Friday. The movie is expected to earn $92 million from Friday through Sunday alone.

According to experts, The Super Mario Bros. Movie beat out Avatar: The Way of Water and Doctor Strange 2 as the most successful opening weekend since March 2020, when the pandemic began. Additionally, it has the second-best April opening day of all time, only behind Avengers: Endgame. In 11 markets around the world, the Super Mario Bros. Movie had its best animated opening day ever.

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