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Super Mario Bros. Movie Flashback

Vintage Geek: Super Mario Bros. Movie

If you dig waaay back into your memories of the '90s, you might remember a little flick called Super Mario Bros'. Starring Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo. Do you remember, or did you block it out of your mind forever? I am a professed Mario super fan, so I don't like hating on anything where the lovable plumbers are involved, but this movie just didn't do it for me (or anyone else for that matter)!

Despite the success of the Mario franchise, the movie was a total flop at the box office, only bringing in $20 million to cover its $48-million budget. A pretty big number for '93. But who would have thought that a movie about two plumbing brothers who get sucked into an alternate universe via an interdimensional portal under the Brooklyn Bridge and end up fighting the evil King Koopa would be a flop? Hey, you can't blame me for its failure, I paid my four bucks to see it!

Check out the super awesome, super-low tech Super Mario Brothers trailer when you

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askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
this movie was gloriously awfully awesome. and come on, samantha mathis AND dennis hopper AND john leguizamo??? so great.
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 9 years
OMG! I remember this movie. I never wanted to see it though. It looked stupid.
ninjastarlett ninjastarlett 9 years
lol that movie was hilarious.
cbombnewell cbombnewell 9 years
I love super mario brothers,but they should have stopped at the games...
Roxymoxi Roxymoxi 9 years
This is still one of my most favorite movies of all times. My name is Alicia, and I'm a geekaholic.
Princesskitty22 Princesskitty22 9 years
I love this movie! hahah
loveleighdancer loveleighdancer 9 years
i really want to watch it now...
katmeowmeow katmeowmeow 9 years
I was a little disappointed in the movie... but I absolutely LOVED it!
missyosigirl missyosigirl 9 years
loved loved loved this! :D
PeachyKeen19 PeachyKeen19 9 years
I know it may seem silly, but I loved this movie. It's fun!
Joelgasm Joelgasm 9 years
I wish I had this movie actually. :(
kitkatherine kitkatherine 9 years
i always liked this movie.. i still do. we own it on dvd :) as a kid the fungus creeped me out. okay it still does.
okmaebe okmaebe 9 years
Trust the Fungus!
Britni_Marie Britni_Marie 9 years
I LOVED this movie!!!
curlyqmich curlyqmich 9 years
Back in the day I watched it, and thought it was really bad, but couldn't bring myself to hate it. It was about the Mario Brothers, after all!
tiabia tiabia 9 years
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show pwned the movie!!! ;-) ;-)
julibul julibul 9 years
I LOVED THIS MOVIE!!!
Phasekitty Phasekitty 9 years
I loved it when I was young and saw it (in theaters... :oops: ), but I don't remember much except how WEIRD Yoshi was! I think I should add this to my queue for old time's sake....
imLissy imLissy 9 years
Aww, I loved that movie! Especially the scene in the elevator when they alls dancin'
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
I just replaced my VHS with the DVD not too long ago. :oops: I want to say I'm not ashamed of my love, but I totally am.
Joelgasm Joelgasm 9 years
Actually I think this movie pretty much rocks. For real, I thought it was amazing. But I'm a dork and love anything Mario related.
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
this movie was so bad! i had to watch it though!
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