When it comes to 1993's Super Mario Bros., starring Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, and Dennis Hopper, "getting things right" has less to do about video game faithfulness and more to do with just being inventive. At the very least, the early video game adaptation is ridiculously unique, emphasis on the ridiculous. This is likely to drive away more prospective viewers than bring them in, which should help explain the film's initially dull box office returns. But it's also the type of factor that's more than likely to bring in fans of the cult film, and Super Mario Bros. certainly falls under that umbrella.
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