After a long wait and a terrible live-action, The Super Mario Bros. Movie is finally here and it seems like the fans of the beloved franchise are happy with the final product. The new Super Mario Bros. animated movie starring Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Charlie Day in the lead roles of Mario, Princess Peach, and Luigi follows the titular character Mario as he gets ready to face the all-powerful Bowser, with the help of Princess Peach. The Super Mario Bros. Movie has proven to be a definite hit with the audience and even though it got mixed reviews from the critics, that evidently did not affect the box office numbers as the movie earned $330 million in its opening weekend alone. So, if you have already watched The Super Mario Bros. Movie and want to watch more movies with similar tones here are some movies you could next.
Super Mario Bros. (Unavailable)
Synopsis: Brooklyn plumbers Mario and Luigi get the shock of their lives when they discover a parallel world populated by the intelligent descendants of dinosaurs! It seems they weren’t destroyed by a meteor millions of years ago but hurled into another dimension and now have plans to rule our world. It’s up to our unlikely heroes to battle the evil King Koopa and his ‘Goomba’ guards, free the beautiful Princess Daisy and save mankind in this adventure of a lifetime.
Wreck-It Ralph (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph. For decades, Ralph has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. As he explores exciting new worlds, he teams up with some unlikely new friends including feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz. Then, when an evil enemy threatens their world, Ralph realizes he holds the fate of the entire arcade in his massive hands.
Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount+)
Synopsis: Based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. In this live-action adventure comedy, Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination. The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Four baby turtles come in contact with a mysterious substance called ooze and then are transformed into human sized crime fighters. The leader of the turtles is a human size rat who has come into contact with the same green ooze. The rat was a former pet of a ninja master and therefore uses his skills to train the four turtles in martial arts. They befriend a local journalist and with her help attempt to find the group behind a crime wave in New York City.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: When ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim (Justice Smith) embarks on a journey to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds), a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery. Chasing clues together through the neon-lit streets of Ryme City—a sprawling, modern metropolis where humans and Pokémon live side by side in a hyper-realistic live-action world— they encounter a diverse cast of Pokémon characters and uncover a shocking plot that could destroy this peaceful co-existence and threaten the whole Pokémon universe.
The Angry Birds Movie (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: In this hilarious animated adventure comedy, you’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry. In an island paradise populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (Prime Video)
Synopsis: When Flint Lockwood’s (Bill Hader) latest contraption accidentally destroys the town square and rockets up into the clouds, he thinks his inventing career is over. Then something amazing happens as delicious cheeseburgers start raining from the sky. His machine actually works! But when people greedily ask for more and more food, the machine starts to run amok, unleashing spaghetti tornadoes and giant meatballs that threaten the world! Now it’s up to Flint, with the help of weather girl Sam Sparks (Anna Faris) and Steve, his talking monkey assistant, to find some way to shut down the machine before the world is covered in super-sized meatballs!