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"THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE"
(2023) (voices of Chris Pratt, Charlie Day) (PG)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Minor
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Moderate
Gun/Weapons Moderate
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Minor
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity None
Sex/Nudity None
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Moderate
Topics to Talk About Moderate
Violence Heavy


QUICK TAKE:
Computer-Animated Action/Comedy: Brotherly plumbers end up in another dimension where they must contend with a powerful king who wants to conquer neighboring kingdoms.
PLOT:

Mario (voiced by Chris Pratt) and Luigi (voiced by Charlie Day) are Brooklyn-based brothers who've just started their own plumbing business. While trying to solve a huge flooding problem, they accidentally end up sucked through a portal and into another dimension.

Mario lands in the lovely and pastel-colored Mushroom Kingdom, while Luigi ends up in the Dark Lands, ruled by Bowser (voiced by Jack Black), a fire-breathing, anthropomorphic turtle king who's just obtained the all-powerful Super Star and intends to use it to conquer other nearby lands, including the Mushroom Kingdom.

There, a mushroom character named Toad (voiced by Keegan-Michael Key) escorts Mario to their leader, Princess Peach (voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy) who decides that the only way to save both Luigi and her land is to convince Cranky Kong (voiced by Fred Armisen) and his gorilla army of the Jungle Kingdom to join forces with them.

But first, Mario must defeat Cranky's powerful son, Donkey Kong (voiced by Seth Rogen), in combat, with Mario learning how to harness magic powers to win. With that out of the way, the lands unite and set out to defeat Bowser who desires to marry Princess Peach and otherwise destroy her kingdom should she refuse the marriage proposal.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Probably.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG
For action and mild violence.


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