In a record-breaking opening weekend, “Barbie” has proved herself as the reigning queen of cinema, raking in an astonishing $337 million worldwide, with $155 million of that coming from American and Canadian theaters, according to Warner Bros. The film’s impressive box office debut makes it the highest-grossing movie of the year so far.
This big-budget blockbuster was not without its playful rival, as “Oppenheimer” also made its grand entrance in theaters the same weekend. Although it garnered a respectable $174 million in approximately 80 countries, the film could not dethrone the iconic Barbie from her box office throne.
Viewers around the globe were faced with a delightful dilemma, with hundreds of thousands flocking to cinemas to witness both films on the very same day. The clash of these cinematic giants only added to the excitement and buzz in the entertainment industry.
With gripping stories, stunning visuals, and powerhouse performances, both films managed to captivate audiences. Still, it was Barbie who triumphed, leaving her mark in movie history with a weekend performance that sets a high bar for future releases.
As the dust settles, the world eagerly awaits to see how “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” continue to perform in the coming weeks as moviegoers decide which flick deserves the crown of the ultimate cinematic experience of the year.
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