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Box Office Showdown: “Barbie” Starring Margot Robbie Nears $950 Million Mark, While Cillian Murphy’s “Oppenheimer” Proves Its Success

The third weekend of Barbie and Oppenheimer is shaping up to be another successful one for both films. Barbie has already crossed the $950 million mark worldwide, while Oppenheimer has surpassed its reported breakeven point.

Barbie is a musical fantasy film directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. The film has been praised for its humor, heart, and empowering message. Oppenheimer is a biographical thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Cillian Murphy. The film tells the story of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who led the Manhattan Project.

Both films have been met with positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. Barbie has a 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while Oppenheimer has an 86% approval rating. It is rare for two films to release in the same weekend and both be successful. However, Barbie and Oppenheimer have both defied the odds and become box office hits. This is a testament to the quality of both films and the appeal of their respective genres.

Barbie has continued to soar at the box office, taking its worldwide collection to a massive $951 million as of Friday. The film is now the second highest-grossing film of 2023, surpassing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. In overseas markets alone, Barbie has grossed over $500 million, and its current earnings stand at $527.7 million. The film is on track to enter the $1 billion club this weekend.

The success of Barbie is a testament to the film’s universal appeal. The film has been praised for its humor, heart, and empowering message. It has also been a hit with audiences of all ages. The success of Barbie is also a sign of the growing power of female-led films. Barbie is the first solo-directed live-action film by a woman to join the billion-dollar club. This is a significant milestone, and it is a sign that audiences are hungry for female-driven stories.

Ziya Khan


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