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The Super Mario Bros Movie Characters 12 Classic Characters Come to Life

Meet The Super Mario Bros Movie Characters from Illumination Entertainment, Nintendo, and Universal Pictures. Illumination is also the creator of the animated films Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, Despicable Me, Sing, and The Secret Life of Pets.

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In the Super Mario characters galaxy, a Brooklyn set of plumbers, Mario and Luigi, discover a new world called the Mushroom Kingdom. When Luigi is kidnapped, Mario teams up with Princess Peach and a talking mushroom named Toad to rescue Mario’s brother and defeat a fire-breathing Koopa named Bowser.

Trailer of The Super Marios Bros Movie Characters

What’s better than a Mario TV show? A Mario feature animated movie! Enjoy this teaser trailer for The Super Mario Bros Movie characters, and find more trailers on YouTube. Can you spot the Mario characters creator Shigeru Miyamoto cameos?

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The Super Mario Bros Plumbing Commercial Video

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The Super Mario Bros Movie Cast & Characters

  • Chris Pratt – Mario
  • Anya Taylor-Joy – Princess Peach
  • Charlie Day – Luigi
  • Jack Black – Bowser
  • Keegan-Michael Key – Toad
  • Seth Rogen – Donkey Kong
  • Fred Armisen – Cranky Kong
  • Sebastian Maniscalco – Spike
  • Kevin Michael Richardson – Kamek
  • Khary Payton – Penguin King
  • Eric Bauza – Koopa Troopas
  • Jessica DiCicco – Yellow Toad

12. Mario

mario in the super mario bros. movie

Marios is the hero of the Super Mario Bros franchise of video games and is voiced by Chris Pratt in the movie. He also represents the Nintendo brand as their mascot. Mario is a plumber and brother to Luigi. Mario must overcome many obstacle courses to save his friends.

Mario uses mushrooms to grow bigger, fire flower power to throw balls of fire, and cat Mario can fly. You can find Mario racing with his friends in the Mario Kart series and Super Smash Bros when he is not jumping over mushrooms and turtle shells.

Mario is a short character who always wears the same outfit. Mario wears blue overalls, a long-sleeved red shirt, and white gloves. He also wears a red hat with the letter M in the middle. Mario has bright blue eyes and a brown mustache.

11. Luigi

luigi in the super mario bros. movie

Luigi is the second part of the plumber duo voiced by Charlie Day. Luigi is often found helping his brother Mario on his adventures. Luigi is a popular character in Mario games, especially in Mario Kart. In the Mario film, Luigi is captured by Bowser, which helps reveal to the viewers how the bad guys intend to conquer the Mushroom Kingdom.

Luigi is taller than Mario and wears the same costume throughout all the video games and the movie. Luigi wears blue overalls, a long-sleeved green shirt, and white gloves. He also wears a green hat with the letter L in the middle. Luigi has blue eyes and a brown mustache.

10. Princess Peach

princess peach in the super mario bros. movie

Princess Peach is the ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom and is voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy. Peach is often saved by Mario in the video game, but fans can also play Peach in Nintendo games like Mario Kart. In the Super Mario Bros movie, Peach takes a leading role in helping Mario and Toad to save her kingdom and rescue Luigi.

Princess Peach is famous for her pink dress, long white gloves, golden crown, and blue marble earrings. Peach is a petite fair-skinned girl with long golden blonde hair and big blue eyes.

9. Bowser

bowser in the super mario bros. movie

Bowser is the primary villain in The Super Mario Bros Movie and is voiced by Jack Black. He is a power-hungry and sly character who seeks to expand his rule across the Mushroom Kingdom. He is known for his tireless pursuit of Princess Peach’s castle and his ongoing rivalry with Mario and Luigi. This rivalry is highlighted in the video game and this animated movie.

Bowser is a towering, muscular turtle-like creature with sharp horns on his head, a spiked shell on his back, and an intimidating snout filled with sharp teeth.

8. Toad

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Toad is a loyal and friendly character in the Mushroom Kingdom who is voiced by Keegan-Michael Key. Toad often helps Mario and Luigi on their adventures. As one of Princess Peach’s most trusted friends, Toad is known for his courage and determination despite his small size.

Toad’s physical appearance consists of a short mushroom-like body with a red-spotted white mushroom cap hat, a round smiling face, and a small blue vest.

7. Donkey Kong

donkey kong in the super mario bros. movie

Donkey Kong is a strong and powerful ally to Mario and Luigi in the movie and is voiced by Seth Rogen. Even though Donkey Kong beats up Mario sometimes, he often assists the Mario Bros in their battles against Bowser and other enemies. Originally a rival to Mario, Donkey Kong has since become a beloved hero in his own right, even having his own Donkey Kong Country games.

He is a large, muscular gorilla with brown fur, a distinct red necktie with his initials, and a friendly, expressive face.

6. Kamek

kamek in the super mario bros. movie

Kamek is a cunning and powerful Magikoopa who is voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson. Kamek serves as Bowser’s advisor and chief strategist in The Super Mario Bros Movie (Mario Bros movie official website). He is skilled in magic and manipulation and proves to be a formidable foe for Mario, Luigi, and their friends.

Kamek’s physical appearance includes blue robes, a tall, bent, pointy hat, large round glasses, and a broomstick he uses to get around the kingdom.

5. Penguin King

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The Penguin King is a regal and benevolent ruler of a frosty region in the Mushroom Kingdom and is voiced by Khary Payton. The Penguin King aids Mario and Luigi in their quest to defeat Bowser. His wisdom and resourcefulness prove invaluable as the heroes face different sets of challenges.

The Penguin is a plump black penguin with a golden crown atop his head, a regal purple robe, and a majestic white beard.

4. Koopa Troopas

koopa troopas in the super mario bros. movie

Koopa Troopas are Bowser’s loyal foot soldiers and are voiced by Eric Bauza. The Troopas appear in various forms throughout the film. Though not particularly strong individually, they are a formidable force in numbers, often causing trouble for the Mario brothers.

Koopa Troopas are small turtle-like creatures with colorful shells, round snouts, and a pair of black, beady eyes. How many Koopa Troop Mario movie soldiers did you spot in the film?

3. Yellow Toad

yellow toad in the super mario bros. movie

Yellow Toad is a cheerful and energetic character voiced by Jessica DiCicco. Yellow Toad is often close behind Toad, Mario, and Luigi on their adventures. His quick thinking and agility make him a valuable asset to the Mario brothers.

Yellow Toad’s physical appearance is similar to Toad’s with a yellow dotted mushroom hat and yellow vest.

2. Cranky Kong

Cranky Kong is the older and wiser mentor to Donkey Kong, who is voiced by Fred Armisen. Cranky Kong provides guidance and advice to the younger generation of heroes in the Mushroom Kingdom. Known for his crabby demeanor and sarcastic wit, Cranky Kong is a valuable asset in the fight against Bowser.

Cranky Kong’s appearance features white fur, a long gray beard, glasses, and a wooden cane, emphasizing his age and wisdom.

1. Spike

Spike is one of Bowser’s lackeys in The Super Mario Bros Movie and is voiced by Sebastian Maniscalco. Spike is known for his unique ability to generate and throw spiked balls at enemies. Even though Spike is often depicted as mischievous and irritating, he has always shown loyalty to Bowser and his ruthless mission.

Spike is a small, green, round creature with a wide mouth, a spiked green shell on his back, and a tuft of hair on his head.

Supporting Characters

  • Koopa Paratroopas
  • Dry Bones
  • Penguins
  • Toads
  • Cheep Cheeps
  • Biddybuds
  • Bloopers
  • Blooper Babies
  • Shiny Cheep Cheeps
  • Jellybeams
  • Urchins
  • Shy Guys
  • Diddy Kong
  • Dixie Kong
  • Funky Kong
  • Kiddy Kong
  • Swanky Kong
  • Chunky Kong
  • Bob-ombs
  • Buzzy Beetles
  • Piranha Plants
  • Goombas
  • Spinies
  • Sledge Bros
  • Hammer Bros
  • Snifits
  • Bullet Bills
  • Banzai Bills
  • Yoshis
  • Bramball
  • Pauline
  • Little Birds
  • Bats
  • Lumalee (Mario movie little blue guy)
  • Chain Chomps
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The Super Mario Bros Movie cast was directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic. Aaron also directed Warner Bros. Teen Titans GO! To the Movies. Michael also helped direct the Teen Titans Go! Television series with Aaron. The executive producer for The Super Mario Bros Movie was Chris Meledandri and Shigeru Miyamoto. Enjoy our list of Super Mario Movie names below.

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Popular Super Mario Bros Movie Questions

Who plays Luigi in the new Super Mario Bros Movie?

Charlie Day plays Luigi in the new Super Mario Bros Movie.

Who is Yoshi in the Mario movie?

It is not clear if Yoshi makes an appearance in the film at this time. The second trailer for The Super Mario Bros Movie shows a pack of Yoshi of all different colors running through a forest, but there is no sign of the green Yoshi we all know and love. Additionally, Yoshi is not listed as a character on IMDb or TMDb.

Is Super Mario Bros a Disney movie?

The Super Mario Bros Movie is not a Disney movie. The film was created by Illumination Entertainment and Nintendo and distributed by Universal Pictures.

Who is older, Mario or Luigi?

Mario is the older and shorter brother.

Is the Mario movie already out?

The Super Mario Bros Movie will be released in theaters on April 5, 2023.

Is Mario Italian or Mexican?

Mario is an Italian plumber and brother to Luigi.

What’s Mario and Luigi’s last name?

Creator Miyamoto confirmed Mario and Luigi’s last name is Mario.

Is Luigi Italian or Mexican?

Luigi is an Italian plumber and brother to Mario.

We hope you enjoyed our list of Super Mario Bros characters and get to see the movie soon! After you see the film be sure to vote for your favorite of the Mario Bros character names on our Facebook page.

Brandon Crombar

Brandon Crombar

Editor In Chief / Founder

Brandon is an animation enthusiast and animated film critic. He has been writing about animation since 2013 to celebrate animated movies, characters, and songs. His favorite animated movies include Finding Nemo, Aladdin, and The Lion King.