Illumination/Nintendo/Universal’s The Super Mario Bros is coming in with a massive projected five-day global opening of $368M!
…it now has the rights to the biggest-ever worldwide debut for an animated title.
Currently, the international box office portion of that is estimated at $173M from 70 markets.
This is the biggest animated opening of all time globally, ahead of Frozen 2 and clearly best for this year so far as well as Illumination’s top debut ever passing Minions and Despicable Me 3 in like-for-like opening markets and Despicable Me 2, the previous biggest reported global weekend at $208M..
An animated movie also blowing away real life actors in Marvel movies..