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‘Make a film fans enjoy, they show up’: Fans Troll Ant-Man 3 after Chris Pratt’s Mario Movie Beats MCU

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Chris Pratt and Anya Taylor-Joy’s most recent project is killing it at the box office! When video game characters are brought to life on the big screens, there’s no surety about how the film will perform. Will it match the expectations of the fans that have grown up playing video games? Well, it looks like The Super Mario Bros. Movie has nothing to worry about as the numbers are speaking for themselves!

The Super Mario Bros. Movie
The Super Mario Bros. Movie

On its quest to success, The Super Mario Bros. Movie has left behind Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania and become the highest-grossing movie at the domestic box office this year. Needless to say, fans are trolling Marvel Studios left and right stating that if they made a movie that was worth watching, fans wouldn’t mind showing up at the theatres. Yikes! It looks like fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have had it up to here with one mediocre project after the other!

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Chris Pratt’s Mario Move Surpasses Ant-Man 3

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

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There is no way one could deny the fact that the MCU is no longer the same MCU we have been watching and loving since 2008. While fans would once upon a time religiously follow the extensive storylines of the superhero universe, they are now least bothered to do the same. Why? Well, when you are getting disappointed time after time, one is bound to lose interest.

And now, since The Super Mario Bros. Movie dethroned Ant-Man 3 to become the highest-grossing film of 2023 at the domestic box office, the MCU is getting heavily trolled on the Internet. For context, Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man 3 saw a domestic opening of $104 million whereas Chris Pratt’s The Super Mario Bros. Movie made a jaw-dropping $204.6 million over the long weekend. The global debut of the film sits at $377 million. Here’s what Twitter has to say about it all:

According to Box Office Mojo, the animated film has already grossed over $420 million at the worldwide box office, which is just a little short of Ant-Man 3’s total earnings of $474 million. It’s worth noting that The Super Mario Bros. Movie hasn’t even been released in Japan yet. It looks like the MCU has to really step up their game now or they might just end up losing the loyal fan base they spent years building!

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Chris Pratt Celebrates The Super Mario Bros. Movie’s Success

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Chris Pratt

People were unsure about Pratt taking over the role of Mario in the animated film. However, it’s safe to say that all their worries have been put aside as Pratt did the character justice. To celebrate the success of The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Pratt took to social media to thank his fans in the most Pratt-way possible – by holding a baby goat.

He shared some photos on his social media, enjoying his time outdoors. From cuddling a cute baby goat to going fishing, Pratt sure knows how to celebrate success! He thanked everyone for watching the film.

He also uploaded a story on his Instagram with the caption, “Wow! So unbelievably grateful! Thank you to everyone who went to see The #SuperMarioMovie this weekend!!!” He ended his thank-you note with the signature saying of the lovable plumber, “Let’s a go!!!”

Well, we hope this success follows Pratt into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 which is set to release on the fifth of next month. Instead of saving the world, the Guardians have to save the MCU now.

Source: Twitter

Written by Mishkaat Khan

Mishkaat is a medical student who found solace in content writing. Having worked in the industry for about three years, she has written about everything from medicine to literature and is now happy to enlight you about the world of entertainment. She has written over 450 articles for FandomWire as a content writer. When not writing, she can be found obsessing over the world of the supernatural through books and TV.