Super Smash Bros. Apocalypse
Director Ruben Fleischer
Producer(s) Ruben Fleischer

Richard Donner Steven Spielberg

Studio(s) DreamWorks Pictures

Skydance Productions WWE Studios Amblin Entertainment

Distributor(s) Warner Bros. Pictures

New Line Cinema Paramount Pictures (Distributed by)

Genre(s) Sci-Fi

Action Thriller

Country of Origin United States
Robert Downey Jr.

Matt Bomer Orlando Bloom George Clooney Billie Joe Armstrong

Theatrical Release Date(s)
October 3 2014 (Worldwide)
Home Edition Release Date(s)
Age Rating(s)
Original Language English
Budget $240 Million
Runtime 170 Minutes

185 Minutes (Extended Edition)

Series Super Smash Bros. Film Series

Super Smash Bros. Cinematic Universe

Super Smash Bros. Apocalypse Is the Upcoming 4th film to the Super Smash Bros. Film Series that takes place after Brawl. It will be directed by Zombieland's Ruben Fleischer due to the trilogy's director Richard Donner retiring from directing. Some of the stars returning for this include Robert Downey Jr (who also serves as producer alongside Fleischer and Steven Spielberg), Orlando Bloom, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Alexander Ludwig, with new stars joining include George Clooney, Michelle Rodriguez, Asa Butterfield, and Matt Bomer. It was originally set for a December 25 2014 release, but was pushed to October 3 2014 to avoid competition with The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies.


Following the events of Brawl, Mario (Robert Downey Jr.) and his team are faced with a bigger threat when Robotic Terrorist Leader Ronin (Billie Joe Armstrong, James Franco (Voice) and his group of robotic terrorists capture the president (George Clooney) and must team together with old and new allies to stop Ronin from destroying the world.



Robert Downey Jr. as Mario

Orlando Bloom as Link

Jake Gyllenhaal as Fox McCloud

Makiko Ohmoto as Kirby (voice)

Ikue Otani as Pikachu and Ash's Pikachu (voice)

Danny Trejo as Bowser (Filling for Mickey Rourke)

Andy Serkis (Terry Crews, voice) as Donkey Kong (Crews will be filling for the late Michael Clarke Duncan due to his death in September 2012.)

Emily Blunt as Samus Aran / Zero Suit Samus

Alexander Ludwig as Pit

Doug Jones (Kazumi Totaka, voice) as Yoshi

Danny McBride as Luigi (Filling for Zach Galifianakis)

Kristen Wiig as Princess Peach (Filling for Jessica Alba)

Jacob Hopkins as Toon Link (Filling for Nicky Jones)

Seth Green as Captain Olimar

Roger Craig Smith as Sonic The Hedgehog (voice) (Filling for Jason Griffith)

Chris Hemsworth as Ike

Adam "Edge" Copeland as Marth (Filling for Chris Pine, who is currently filming Stretch and Into The Woods)

Jena Malone as Zelda/ Sheik

Andy Serkis (Shinichiro Miki, voice) as Charizard

John DiMaggio as King Dedede (voice)

Sean Schemmel as Lucario (voice)

Kevin Hart as Diddy Kong (voice) (Filling for Bumper Robinson)

Bill Goldberg as Captain Falcon

Nolan North as Meta Knight (voice) (Filling for Antonio Banderas)


George Clooney as President of the United States Will Bowman

Matt Bomer as Jack Armstrong/ Mega Man

Elizabeth Olsen as Palutena

Ewan McGregor as Sgt. Nick Meyers

Asa Butterfield as Danny (Villager)

Will Smith as Vice President Arnold Jackson

Theo James as Chief FBI Agent Michael Cooper

Garrett Hedlund as FBI Agent Brian Ashwood

Grant Gustin as FBI Agent Matt Hedlund

Michelle Rodriguez as Sara, A Wii Fit Trainer turned Bounty Hunter.

Kiernan Shipka as Mindy, Danny's Love Interest.

Byron Bloodworth as Little Mac

Blake Jenner as Shulk

Erin Mathews as Pac-Man (voice)

Andrea Libman as Cylindria (voice)

Vic Mignogna as Spiral (voice)

Terry Notary (Joe Manganiello, voice) as Greninja

Oona Chaplin as Lucina

Richard Madden as Avatar / Robin

Ansel Elgort as Ash Ketchum

Lily James as Serena 

Miles Teller as Clemont

Joey King as Bonnie

Logan Marshall-Green as Murdock, A Wii Fit Trainer Turned Bounty Hunter and Sara's Boyfriend.

Ellen Page as Millis Steel

Chris Jericho as Hal Lightbody, The President's Assistant.

Seth Rogen as Bill Bryant, An FBI Agent.

Charlie Hunnam as Nick Balboa, An FBI Agent and Friend Of Hal.

Bill Hader as Dennis Axwell, An FBI Agent and assistant to the Vice President.

Jadin Gould as Jill Bowman, The President's Daughter.


Daniel Radcliffe as Ness

Greg Cipes as Falco Lombardi

Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Duck Hunt Dog (voice) (In His Final Film Role)

Matt Damon as Dr. Mario

Kevin James as Wario (Replacing Adam Sandler)

N/A as Mr. Game And Watch (just makes sound effects)

Booker Huffman as Ganondorf

Rachael Lillis as Jigglypuff (voice)

Tom Kenny as R.O.B. (voice)

Dylan Postl (Ben Diskin, voice) as Bowser Jr.

Josh Hutcherson as Dark Pit (Reprising his role from Kid Icarus Uprising)


Lena Headey as Marilyn Flame

Eric Young as Ninja Riot

Ahna O'Reilly as Jesse

Dave Franco as James


Billie Joe Armstrong (James Franco, voice) as Ronin, The Lead Terrorist. Franco will also play the human version of the charatcer.

Kevin Nash (John Noble, voice) as Kane, Ronin's Master. John Noble will also play the human version of the character.

Mike Dirnt (Todd Haberkorn, voice) as Nitro, Ronin's Bodyguard. His voice will sound similar to Death The Kid from Soul Eater. Dirnt will also play the human version of the character.

Avril Lavigne (Tara Strong, voice) as Wylie, Ronin's Girlfriend. Lavigne will also play the human version of the character.

Aaron Paul (Yuri Lowenthal, voice) as Ryder, One of Ronin's Team Members. WWE Superstar Rob Van Dam will portray the human version of the character.

Noah Wyle (Paul Walker, voice) as Archer, A Skilled Archer and One of Ronin's Team Members. Walker, who will also play the human version of the character, died on November 30 in a car accident, but Ludwig has stated on his twitter that Walker had completed his voice recording and filmed his scenes a month before his death. The film will be dedicated to his memory.

Judy Greer (Laura Bailey, voice) as Firestar, One of Ronin's Team Members.

AJ Styles (Steve Buscemi, voice) as Creeper, One of Ronin's Team Members. Styles will also play the human version of the character.

Roman Reigns (both costume and voice) as Spectrum, One of Ronin's Team Members.

Aubrey Plaza (Maxey Whitefield, voice) as Crona, One of Ronin's Team Members and Ronin's messenger. She will sound similar to Crona from Soul Eater.

Patrick Stump (Sonny Strait, voice) as Wiz, One of Ronin's Team Members. He will sound very similar to Krillin from Dragonball Z. Dax Shepard will portray the human version of the character.

Doug Jones (Steven Blum, voice) as Dimer, One of Ronin's Team Members.

Reuben Langdon (Kyle Hebert, voice) as Sundown, One of Ronin's Team Members.

Jeff Hardy (both costume and voice) as Lockdown, One of Ronin's Team Members. Hardy will also play the human version of the character.

Matt Hardy (both costume and voice) as Inmate, One of Ronin's Team Members. Hardy will also play the human version of the character.

Stephanie Lemelin (Kara Edwards, voice) as Blackout, One of Ronin's Team Members who serves as the Spy of the Group.

Joel Madden (Chris Sabat, voice) as Micro, One of Ronin's Team Members.

Benji Madden (Sam Riegel, voice) as Xavier, One of Ronin's Team Members and Micro's Identical Twin Brother.

Doc Shaw (Melissa Fahn, voice) as Techno, One of Ronin's Team Members and Xavier's assistant.

Gerard Way (Johnny Yong Bosch, voice) as Sven, One of Ronin's Team Members.

The Big Show (both costume and voice) as Mac, One of Ronin's Team Members who is nicknamed as "Big-Mac" according to Ryder. Show will also play the human version of the character.

Anna Friel (Meredith McCoy, voice) as EightNine, One of Ronin's Team Members who's similar to Android 18 from Dragonball Z.

John Alexander (Dee Bradley Baker, voice) as Gorilla, Ronin's Pet.

Matthew Bellamy (Bryce Papenbrook, voice) as Prey, A Bounty Hunter and One of Ronin's Team Members. He is Firestar's Boyfriend. WWE Superstar Christian will portray the human version of the character.

Pete Wentz (Micah Solusod, voice) as Lou, One Of Ronin's Team Members.


Sean "X-Pac" Waltman, Brian "Road Dogg" James, Billy Gunn, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, and Wade Barrett make cameos as Bikers, while director Ruben Fleischer will cameo as a News Anchor that is killed by Ronin while reporting about the attacks. Michael Pena will be playing Jill's teacher Mr. Ortiz, who is wiped out later in the film along with some of his other classmates (Except Jill) by Nitro and Ronin's Team Members. Chespin, Fennekin, Fletching, Dedenne, Diancie, and Xerneas from the Pokemon XY Movie will return as well. Other cameos include True Blood Actor Ryan Kwanten and Breaking Bad Actor Dean Norris as White House Agents, Naruto voice actors Stephanie Sheh and Maile Flanagan as Congress Officers, Adam Driver as Skull Kid, Jason Ritter as the voice of Skull Kid, Vince Vaughn reprising his role from Fire Emblem Awakening as Dr. Meyer Hawthorne, Robert Pattinson as Wolf O'Donnell in a Post Credits Scene, and Thomas Sangster as Archie Andrews in an uncredited post credits cameo.


The Announcement was first made by Robert Downey Jr. at Comic Con 2011, and stated that he will reprise his role for the film. Since then, there were no more announcements from the film. Orlando Bloom then stated in a Cannes 2013 Interview that he is indeed reprising his role as Link, while George Clooney says he's interested in playing a role in the film. Dwayne Johnson says he was gonna be in the film, but later dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with Hercules: The Thracian Wars and Fast And Furious 7.

Filming Began in July 2013 and ended on November 15 2013. Filming locations included New York City, Paris, Haeundae Beach, Detroit, San Francisco, Washington DC, Tokyo, Las Vegas, Miami, and Redding, California. It is revealed that the Robotic Terrorists arrival from the Undergrounds to Earth will take place in the Great Lakes, The Hudson Bay, And The Hoover Dam.

Disaster Scenes And Battles for the film will be filmed in the following cities (or Locations):

Airbus A380

Haeundae Beach

New York City

Las Vegas

Washington DC



Los Angeles

Santa Monica Boardwalk

Venice Beach

The Golden Gate Bridge Of San Francisco

Mall Of America




Mount Rushmore

Rio de Jeniro, Brazil


Royal Caribbean Cruise




Undecided City In Kansas

Undecided City In Nebraska

Undecided City In Oklahoma

Undecided City In North Dakota


The First Teaser was released in front of all screenings of Man Of Steel on June 14 2013, and was released online a week later. The teaser was similar to the Dead Island Teaser Trailer, showing a reverse nonlinear sequence of the destruction of Las Vegas at the hands of several Robotic Terrorists / Warriors. A New Trailer with Footage from the film debuted with The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug, revealing it's official release date of October 3 2014. The original release date was set to be Christmas Day 2014, but was pushed to October to avoid competition with The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies. A SuperBowl Spot also aired during 4th quater of the game.

A 10 minute footage clip of the film was shown on IMAX Showings of Edge Of Tomorrow.

A New trailer debuted with Godzilla on May 16 2014, while the full trailer debuted with Guardians Of The Galaxy and Into The Storm in August 2014.

Hans Zimmer is confirmed to return to score the film.

It was announced that the film will be one of the Special Presentations at the Toronto International Film Festival.


The Official Score Album for the film will be released a week before the film's release.

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