Big budget film takes some real big liberties with the popular Nintendo franchize and has Mario and Luigi crossing into a parellel world to save a young woman from a disgusting ruler. Theres some charm here and there but it would have worked better if the Mario Bros name was left off of it due to it's major straying from he source material.
Movies based off videogames, like anything else, are interesting conceptually, but at least 90% of the time, the execution of such things results in puke-inducing disaster. This movie is no exception, and in fact, is among the absolute worst out there. What's even weirder is that I first saw this movie on cable TV back around 1994 and despite being much younger and therefore much easier to please, I still found the movie to be a wretched experience because at that age, I couldn't … more
In the annals of "video game movies suck" this one film can still remain king for one reason. It became the trend setter for all of them to follow as with all video game movies, it bears little resemblance to the game it's supposed to be based on. In the movie we have a parallel world, dinosaurs that evolved into humans via technology, a noiresque city with jails and nightclubs, rocket shoes and more. Wasn't the original Mario Bros game about … more
ugh. If I wanted a reason to hate the Mario Bros. Then this POS would give me some very good reasons. The script was horrid, the special effects awful. Oh man, I don't want to have to seriously review this eye cancer.
Some people say they loved this movie when they were a kid but they hate it the older they get and why is that? it's because this movie is for kids. When this film came out I was 5 and I saw it over 30 times when I was that age, now I'm 17 and in the past few years I've seen it 0 times. It's like some sort of peter pan thing because it's something about adults that blocks their imagination and makes them say classic KIDS movies like Super Mario Brothers is a horrible movie. There are things that … more
Born in Wausau Wisconsin. Move at an early age to Ventura California and lived for 8 years. Growing up in a big city landscape didn't prepare me for my next move: Archbold Ohio with a population of … more
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Buckle up and hang on tight -- the discovery of a parallel universe launches you into the adventure of a lifetime! Mario and Luigi, two wacky plumbers, undertake a daring quest to save a princess in "Dinohattan" -- a hidden world where the inhabitants evolved from dinosaurs! Mario (Bob Hoskins -- WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT) and Luigi (John Leguizamo -- REGARDING HENRY) face deadly challenges from a diaboloical lizard king (Dennis Hopper -- HOOSIERS) and must battle giant reptilian goombas, outwit misfit thugs, and undermine a sinister scheme to take over the world! Blast off for nonstop excitement with SUPER MARIO BROS., the live-action thrill ride that dazzled moviegoers everywhere!