Super Mario Bros. (movie)

1993 film directed by Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel

Super Mario Bros. is a 1993 American science fiction fantasy movie. It was produced by Jake Eberts and Roland Joffé. The movie was directed by Rocky Morton and Annabel Jankel. Super Mario Bros. was released on May 28, 1993. The movie is a loose live-action version of the 1985 Nintendo video game of the same name. The movie stars Bob Hoskins as Mario, John Leguizamo as Luigi, Dennis Hopper as King Koopa, and Samantha Mathis as Princess Daisy.

Super Mario Bros.
Directed byRocky Morton
Annabel Jankel
Written byParker Bennett
Terry Runté
Ed Solomon
Screenplay byGeorge Carlin
Based onSuper Mario Bros.
by Shigeru Miyamoto
Takashi Tezuka
Produced byJake Eberts
Roland Joffé
StarringBob Hoskins
John Leguizamo
Dennis Hopper
Samantha Mathis
Narrated byDan Castellaneta
CinematographyDean Semler
Edited byMark Goldblatt
Music byAlan Silvestri
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. (US)
Entertainment Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
May 28, 1993
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$48 million[1]
Box office$20,915,465[1]

The movie was received with mainly negative reviews from critics and holds a 24% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] Both Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert gave the movie two thumbs down on their television program Siskel & Ebert At the Movies.[3] They also put the movie on their list for one of the worst films of 1993.[4] It only made $20,915,465 of its $48 million budget.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Super Mario Bros". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-08-26.
  2. "The Super Mario Bros". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  3. "Siskel & Ebert at the Movies: Week of June 12, 1993". Archived from the original on 2015-03-05. Retrieved 2014-07-26.
  4. ""Siskel & Ebert" - Worst of '93: Plot Summary". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2014-07-26.

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