Movies based on video games aren’t always the brightest. There have been many attempts at capturing the charm of video games onto the big screen but with little success. However, studios have gotten smarter and we are getting good video game movies such as The Super Mario Bros movie.
The Super Mario Bros movie was released on April 5, 2023. Despite the skepticism, the film generated positive reviews from critics and fans alike. The movie turned out quite enjoyable and charming, capturing the feel of the original franchise.
It has been months since the movie’s theatrical release. People have been wondering if the Super Mario Bros movie will be on Netflix. Stick with us till the end to find out.
The story of the Super Mario Bros movie revolves around two brothers from Brooklyn, Mario, and Luigi who have lately opened a plumbing business. After hearing about a huge water leak on the news, Mario and Luigi head below to repair it, only to get dragged into a Warp Pipe and separated.
Mario lands in the Mushroom Kingdom while Luigi lands in the Dark Lands. So, Mario must journey across the Mushroom Kingdom with a princess named Peach and an anthropomorphic mushroom named Toad. Together, they aim to rescue his brother, Luigi, and save the world from a tyrannical fire-breathing Koopa named Bowser.
The plot of this movie pays homage to the classic video game. Speaking of classic video games, you might want to check out the easiest way to play retro games.
The Super Mario Bros Movie Streaming
The movie was released worldwide in theaters back in April. However, people have been wondering if they’ll be able to watch the film on Netflix or not.
Unfortunately, The Super Mario Bros movie will not be released on Netflix as it seems. However, it will be released on other streaming platforms.
As per the news, the movie will be available to stream on Peacock which is a streaming service available in America. The Super Mario Bros movie is produced by NBCUniversal. Hence, it is set to be released on their streaming platform, Peacock on 28th June.
The film is also available on Amazon Video and iTunes. It was released digitally on these platforms on 16th May.
The Super Mario Bros Home Media Release
If you are a fan of owning physical media then you might be in luck because the Super Mario Bros movie has been released on Blu-ray on 13th June.
The Blu-ray set comes with two discs including a Blu-ray disc and a DVD. This entire package is called The Super Mario Bros Power Up Edition.
The Super Mario Bros Cast
One of the main reasons behind the success of the Super Mario Bros movie is its splendid cast. The cast of Super Mario Bros features Chris Prat as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Charlie Day as Luigi, and Jack Black as Bowser.
Despite the cast’s brilliant performances, Jack Black has stolen people’s hearts thanks to his befitting portrayal of Bowser.
The entire list of the cast is below:
- Chris Pratt as Mario
- Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach
- Charlie Day as Luigi
- Jack Black as Bowser
- Keegan-Michael Key as Toad
- Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Kamek
- Fred Armisen as Cranky Kong
- Sebastian Maniscalco as Foreman Spike
- Charles Martinet as Various (voice)
Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic directed the movie. They have previously worked on Teen Titans Go!, Lego Batman Movie, and The Lego Movie.
The Super Mario Bros Movie Sequel
Despite the successful Box Office run, there’s no official news of a sequel for this movie. However, Chris Pratt who portrays Mario has recently suggested that some good news will come to fans very soon.
In an interview with ET, Pratt said, “We’re in the midst of this writers’ strike, and so everything has been paused and [put] on hold for the right reasons,” Pratt told ET. “I do support the WGA and our writers. When the negotiations have been completed, and the writers feel comfortable moving forward, then it’ll be time to start talking about what’s next for that.”
If you have watched the movie, you might be aware of the potential cliffhanger at the end of the movie. So there’s a huge chance we will get a sequel for this movie.
So we hope we have answered your burning questions regarding the streaming release of the Super Mario Bros movie. You can still watch the movie through Amazon Video with your family or by yourself.