How to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie online: Peacock release date, time

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Yes, it's finally time to go (or return) to The Super Mario Bros. Movie. Peacock is getting the film 120 days after its April 5th debut, which sounds like a huge wait for a kids movie. Except Mario's animated adventure was a much bigger hit than the original live action Mario movie.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie release date and time

• Date: Thursday (Aug. 3)
• Time: 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT
• Watch in the U.S.: Peacock
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The highest-grossing film based on a video game ever, The Super Mario Bros. Movie has a pretty simple story. Mario (Chris Pratt) and Luigi (Charlie Day) stumble their way from New York City to the Mushroom Kingdom and its adjacent majestic worlds. 

Unfortunately, a fork in the pipes splits the brothers apart, with Luigi winding up in the clutches of Koopa king Bowser (Jack Black). Mario gets the nicer trip at first, winding up in the company of helpful Toad (Keegan-Michael Key) and then meeting Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy).

Of course, Bowser being Bowser, Luigi's captor only wants to track down Mario, destroy him, conquer the Mushroom Kingdom and marry Peach. She wants none of that. So, to save the day, Mario has to form alliances, including one with Donkey Kong (Seth Rogen), his first ever enemy (in the games, that is).

So, here's how to watch the Mario movie online, and the trailer too:

How to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie from anywhere

How to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie from anywhere on Earth

While Peacock is available all across the U.S. and trying to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie without it can get a bit confusing. You might want to check out a VPN if you can't find it with the service you normally pay for. 

The best VPN is ExpressVPN. It meets the VPN needs of the vast majority of users, offering outstanding compatibility with most devices and impressive connection speeds.


ExpressVPN can access more than 3,000 servers spread out across 160 locations in 94 countries. The service performed reliably in our testing, and we found customer service responsive.

How to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie in the US

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Aside from digital rental and purchase (and optical media) the only way to watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie is on Peacock. It's in the $5.99 per month in the Peacock Premium tier, but the $9.99 per month Peacock Premium Plus gives you an ad-free experience. 

Not only is Peacock one of the best streaming services, but it is available on most of the best streaming devices.


In addition to the The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Peacock also has WWE live streams, a huge library of licensed content drawn from various brands. That includes shows like 30 Rock, The Voice, Battlestar Galactica, Law & Order: SVU and This Is Us.

Can you watch The Super Mario Bros. Movie in the UK, Canada and Australia?

Peacock isn't available outside of the U.S.. but you can buy or rent on Amazon Canada, Amazon UK and Amazon Australia.

Americans abroad, though, can use ExpressVPN to watch on Peacock.

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Henry T. Casey
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Henry is a managing editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past seven years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.