Super Mario Bros. continues to break worldwide box office records, recently becoming the third-highest-grossing animated film ever.

According to The Hollywood ReporterLighting and Nintendo This week, the film has collected $1.248 billion in worldwide ticket sales, surpassing the previous animated film, The Incredibles 2, which took third place (2018, $1.243 billion).

According to Numberssite, which compiles global movie ticket sales data, only Disney’s Frozen 2 ($1.284 billion) and Frozen ($1.452 billion) grossed more than Mario Bros., giving it a shot at the top spot.

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World animation box office

Source: The Numbers

1 2019 year Frozen II 1,453,683,476 USD
2 year 2013 Frozen 1,284,540,518 USD
3 2023 year The movie “Super Mario Brothers”. 1,253,606,176 USD
4 2018 year Super family 2 1,242,805,359 USD
5 2015 year Minions 1,157,271,759 USD
6 2019 year Toy story 4 $1,073,064,540
7 2010 year Toy story 3 $1,068,879,522
8 2017 year Despicable me 3 1,032,809,657 USD
9 2016 year Finding Dory $1,025,006,125
10 2016 year Zootopia $1,002,462,578

It is 2023’s biggest film to date, ahead of Guardians of the Galaxy. 3, which launched a month after Mario and grossed $659 million Box Office Mojo.

Speaking during Nintendo’s quarterly earnings call this month president Shuntaro Furukawa said the film had a positive impact on the company’s core gaming business.

“For example, sales of Mario-related merchandise are increasing, and there’s been a slight uptick in playable classic Mario games. Nintendo Switch Online.

“In the long term, we think this will be a powerful touch point that will convert people who have never played games before into Mario and Nintendo fans, and re-engage people who have played (on a Nintendo gaming platform) before but are taking a break “.