Super Mario Bros. (1993) Poster


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Super Mario Bros. (1985) (Video Game)


Doctor Zhivago (1965)
When Mario and Luigi are in the elevator in Koopa's tower, the song playing is "Lara's Theme", the love theme from the movie Dr. Zhivago. Mario and Luigi eventually get the Goombas to start dancing to the song.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
A video screen in the police car shows the Mario brothers' mugshots and states "use of unnecessary force has been approved," a reference to the verbal statement from the first movie, "Use of unnecessary violence in the apprehension of the Blues brothers has been approved."
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
Super Mario Bros. (1985) (Video Game)
Music from the game was used for the opening.
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988) (Video Game)
Iggy & Spike originated from this game.
Sûpâ Mario Rando (1989) (Video Game)
Daisy originated from this game.
Super Mario World (1990) (Video Game)
Yoshi appears in this movie.

Referenced in 

Showbiz Today: Episode dated 7 February 1997 (1997) (TV Episode)
Mention by John Leguizamo
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.5 (1999) (TV Episode)
A boy asks Bob Hoskins (Adam Buxton) to tell them a story about the making of this.
Bakuryû Sentai Abarenjâ Derakkusu Abare Samâ wa Kikin Chû (2003) (Short)
Both feature the idea of he Earth into two parallel universes and Dinosaurs ruling the other half
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Nintendo Power Memories (2007) (TV Episode)
The Nerd mentions this movie and says he was disappointed.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Images of original Bowser and the Dennis Hopper King Koopa were shown during the montage scene.
10 Years of Tomb Raider: A GameTap Retrospective (2008) (TV Movie)
The film poster is shown, and the film is briefly discussed.
Third Rate Gamer Show: Super Mario Bros./Super Mario Bros. 2 NES Review (2010) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned and its poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Super Hornio Bros. (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
AniMat's Reviews: Alpha and Omega (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat says that Dennis Hopper was much better as King Koopa than as Tony.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Alpha and Omega (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy mentions King Koopa
Nostalgia Critic: Inspector Gadget (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic comments that the Inspector Gadget movie follows the cartoon as much as the casting of John Leguizamo as Luigi.
The Cinema Snob: Nekromantik (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob calls the cliffhangers in both films useless.
Nostalgia Critic: The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (2011) (TV Episode)
Regarded as an unfaithful adaption
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Animated Dinosaur Documentaries (2011) (TV Episode)
The version of the song "Walk the Dinosaur" comes from the soundtrack to this movie
Hren' 2.0: Portativnaya SEGA (2011) (TV Episode)
Is seen in Mega Drive Micro library.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Troll 2 - So Bad It's Good!! (2012) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) (TV Episode)
Mr. Conductor & Junior's confusing relationship was compared to the Mario Bros. from this movie.
Brows Held High: Vinyl (2012) (TV Episode)
poster shown as Oan discusses how movie adaptations are made today
Nostalgia Critic: The Cat in the Hat (2013) (TV Episode)
"Dennis Hopper from Super Mario Bros."
James & Mike Mondays: Mario/Zelda Homebrews (2013) (TV Episode)
James and Mike comment that there should be a homebrew game based off of this movie.
Best of the Worst: Night Beast, Trick or Treat, and Skull Forest (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Bang Theory: The Itchy Brain Simulation (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Best of the Worst: Elves, Santa Claus, and Christmas Vacation 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
James & Mike Mondays: Karate Champ (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the movie upon the discussion of a Karate Champ movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
"This place has Super Mario boots."
Honest Game Trailers: Mario Kart (2014) (TV Episode)
Bob Hoskins mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Curse of Bigfoot (2014) (TV Episode)
"Last time I saw opening narration like this, it was the Super Mario Bros. movie..."
James & Mike Mondays: NES Remix (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike on discussing Bowser's other name - "Oh, I know his other name it's Dennis Hopper".
Best of the Worst: Ninja Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Simpsons: The Yellow Badge of Cowardge (2014) (TV Episode)
Super Mario mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Robot Wars (2014) (TV Episode)
"Back then, we just referred to it as the Super Mario Bros movie."
Nostalgia Critic: BloodRayne (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic compares the directing duo to Uwe Boll
Best of the Worst: High Voltage, Death Spa, and Space Mutiny (2014) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Best of the Worst: Shakma, Python II, and Beaks: The Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (2014) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the film.
Saturday Night Live: Blake Shelton (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during "Celebrity Family Feud" sketch
Nostalgia Critic: Mamma Mia! (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Demolition Man (2015) (TV Episode)
"This causes him to go to the underground set of Super Mario Bros..."
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
"I bet they also created the parallel dimensions in the Super Mario Bros movie."
Nostalgia Critic: Garfield the Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
"Are you trying to go for the Goomba award?"
Nostalgia Critic: The Happening (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic impersonates Leguizamo as Luigi
Honest Game Trailers: Super Mario Maker (2016) (TV Episode)
Bob Hoskins mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Spawn (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic calls this an unfaithful adaptation
Nostalgia Critic: The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic points out how all futuristic cities rip off the city from Blade Runner
Movie Nights: R.I.O.T: The Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
"...via Super Mario Bros. antics going on."
What It's Like Trying to Be an Actor (2017) (Short)
Hollywood titles are apart of this short's plot.
Nostalgia Critic: Balto (2017) (TV Episode)
"...Bob Hoskins's drunken rants from the Super Mario Bros movie."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 (2017) (TV Episode)
"Here we have Bob Hoskins from Super Mario Bros: The Movie."
The Cinema Snob: Let There Be Light (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Trust the Fungus: Bob-Omb to Cult Classic
Documentary about the Super Mario Bros movie

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1993 (1994) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel's choice in the "Special Effects Fiascoes" category.
Troldspejlet: Frække Frida og de frygtløse spioner (1994) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Icons: Yuji Naka (2003) (TV Episode)
Game footage is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Super Mario Bros.: The Movie (2007) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed.
Nostalgia Critic: Angry Video Game Nerd Rant (2008) (TV Episode)
The Critic mention that he's review this movie which is based off of a game.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
"Quest for Good Video Game Movie" segment
Bad Movie Beatdown: Doom (2010) (TV Episode)
Koopa: "Monkey!"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time/Sex and the City 2/MacGruber (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown when Current.com user says this is his favorite video game movie
The Cinema Snob: Super Hornio Bros. (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip used in review.
AniMat's Reviews: Alpha and Omega (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat sums up the film as one big bad "Bob-omb". Clip of King Kooper saying "Bob-omb" is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Waterworld (2010) (TV Episode)
Short clip of Dennis Hopper as Koopa saying "Monkey" and "The Bomb" is shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Game On! (2010) (TV Episode)
Good Bad Flicks: Super Mario Bros (2011) (TV Episode)
AniMat's Reviews: The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of King Koopa saying "Monkey" is shown to remind AniMat of Mr. Bobo the monkey butler.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Groovenians (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when Hewy discusses Dennis Hopper roles.
Crossed: Super Mario Bros. (2013) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Anime Abandon: SiN: The Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned as another video game adaptation gone wrong
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
recalls the last time Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo starred in a movie together
Nostalgia Critic: How Come Super Mario Comics Don't Suck? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic reminds us that this movie was shitty
The Best Ever!: The Worst Ever! Game Movies! (2013) (TV Episode)
Nick's pick.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at movies based on video games + clip shown
Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (2014) (Video)
Clips shown
Dairantou sumasshu burazâzu for Wii U (2014) (Video Game)
A demo is included as part of "Masterpieces" mode.
Nostalgia Critic: Planet of the Apes (2015) (TV Episode)
Koopa: "monkey!"
Honest Trailers: Super Mario Bros (2015) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
The Best Ever!: The Best Ever! Video Game Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
Nick's pick (in an ironic sense).
Nostalgia Critic: How Right Are Trailers? (2016) (TV Episode)
says the trailer was better than the movie
Honest Game Trailers: Angry Birds (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Tamara's Never Seen (2016) (TV Series)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Reasons Mario Is an ASSHOLE! (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) (TV Episode)
King Koopa mentions his descendants
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 STUPIDEST Weaknesses (2017) (TV Episode)
Cips are shown.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Video Game Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The #8 pick.
Tamara's Never Seen: Super Mario Bros (2017) (TV Episode)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now
Nostalgia Critic: Super Mario Bros: the Anime (2017) (TV Episode)
constantly compares the live action film with the anime
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Street Fighter IIs (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Honest Trailers: Hook (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown


Spoofed in 

Super Hornio Brothers (1993) (Video)
Cash-in pornographic film parody, including premise, characters, styling
Super Hornio Brothers 2 (1993) (Video)
Cash-in pornographic film parody, including premise, characters, styling
Big Tits in Uniform: Laying Pipe with the Bros (2013) (TV Episode)
Porn parody of the classic movie.
The Parodies 4 (2014) (Video)
Spoofed in segment "Laying Pipe with the Bros"
Super Mario Taken (2015) (Short)
Mash-up parody involving Mario Bros. characters
Ah! My Goddess: Bad Goddess The Anime Video Comic (2017) (TV Series)
Marller Gets a Spinoff does a crossover comedy spoof of this film in Tardis 54 Where Are You
Mario & Luigi Reenact Last Name Reveal Scene from the Super Mario Bros. Movie (2017) (Short)
A spoof of the last name reveal scene.

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