The Mario Bros. Get a Drug-Fueled Goodfellas Treatment

Plumbers can only climb so high in Brooklyn—and Mario and Luigi are looking to fly.

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In this fan film by Nick Gregorio, Nintendo’s platforming heroes are given the violent, drug-fueled Scorsese overhaul, with Luigi assuming the role of Ray Liota’s Henry Hill. Toad is a coke-snorting kingpin; bob-ombs become Bobby Bombs; Bullet Bill didn’t exactly need renaming, but now he’s a person instead of an anthropomorphic projectile.

Has Goodfellas been done to death? A little. But the execution on this short is so on-point it’s hard not to love.

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There are a ton of refrences to other fils such as Casino, Sopranos, etc