The blockbuster movie “Super Mario Bros. Movie” was leaked and millions of Twitter users were able to watch 1 hour and 32 minutes of it.
The fantasy-adventure film based on Nintendo’s Mario video game franchise hit theaters on April 5, but just weeks later, a full version of the film was uploaded to the social media platform . The Verge reports.
Released in two parts, one hour long and the remaining half hour, the upload of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” came amid the ongoing Twitter saga of copyright issues.
After the video made the rounds on the app for two days, reportedly garnering more than 9 million views, it appears that Twitter eventually caught wind of the viral leak and deleted the video due to a violation of Copyright.
Naturally, hordes of Twitter users shared their reactions to the ordeal.
This month “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” became the first movie of the year to cross the $1 billion mark worldwide at the box office, just 26 days after its release. It also won the title as the highest-grossing screen video game adaptation ever.
The blockbuster film is not the only film that has been illegally uploaded on Twitter. In November, several moviesincluding “The Fast and the Furious: Toyko Drift” and “Hackers,” were released on the app.