Well, in a way, the Balbenheimer halves were the winners. Both films received excellent reviews and both films grossed a lot of money.
But on a deeper, more true level, barbie was the winner. After posting our biggest Thursday preview of 2023, we continue with our biggest opening weekend yet. Any The 2023 film grossed $155 million at the U.S. box office.it’s not only bigger oppenheimeris greater than Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverseand the previous record holder that year, super mario bros movies (Opened in April for $146.3 million). barbie With a reported budget of $145 million, it’s likely to be a big financial boon for both Barbie doll makers and film producers Warner Bros. and Mattel (and has been the target of many jokes, of course).
barbie It grossed an additional $182 million worldwide. Combined, barbie The biggest opening weekend in film history for a female director. (In this case, Greta Gerwig.)
read more: The real winners of the Barbenheimer Weekend are the spectators
not yet oppenheimer I haven’t had a bad weekend at all. In fact, for his three-hour biopic about a moody scientist, it did a phenomenal job. It grossed $80.5 million over the weekend in the United States alone, and an additional $93 million overseas.
Both films were popular with critics and audiences alike, giving both films an “A” rating on CinemaScore. This assessment should be especially valid for Greta Gerwig. barbie The film questioned the very notion of a Barbie doll, and at times openly mocked Barbie dolls and their unique pink world, turning it into a critical and commercial hit.
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Surprise movie released on the same day
Since these films hit theaters on the same day, moviegoers are faced with a difficult choice of which one to watch first.