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‘Barbie’ Officially Becomes Highest-Grossing Movie In The World 2023

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie legitimately surpassed The Super Mario Bros. Movie at the worldwide box office Saturday, given to Variety, becoming the world’s highest-grossing movie this year after more than a month in theaters.

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, which was released on the same day as Barbie and benefited from the “Barbenheimer” double nose phenomena, became the No. 2 highest-grossing rated-R film of all time this week. Oppenheimer sits more than $200 million behind Todd Phillips’ Joker today, rendering to Box Office Mojo.

Several record-breaking milestones have characterized this movie’s box office accomplishment. The show had this year’s highest-grossing opening weekend with $162 million in gross sales in its primary three days in theaters. Its performance also made Gerwig the highest-grossing female director in the U.S. The movie would have likely reached its milestones faster had it not been disqualified in a handful of countries, including Algeria, Kuwait, and Vietnam, the former of which pulled Barbie from theaters over opposition to the movie’s gender and sexuality themes.

An Overview

Directed byGreta Gerwig
Starring
Margot Robbie
Ryan Gosling
America Ferrera
Kate McKinnon
Issa Rae
Rhea Perlman
Will Ferrell
CountryUSA
Box office$1.384 billion

What do critics think of Barbie?

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Barbie has been well-loved by fans and critics comparable. It has a “certified fresh” score on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, through a critics consensus that reads, “Barbie is a visually dazzling comedy whose meta humor is briskly complemented by subversive storytelling.”

ComicBook.com’s Nicole Drum gave Barbie a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars. In her review, Drum writes, “It is rather possibly Gerwig’s best film to date. It is insightful, hilarious, and packed with kind commentary and an incredible amount of Easter eggs in addition to one-liners that will reward audiences of every age and opinion on it, not just on the first watch but on numerous rewatches.

Barbie pulls off the near-impossible task of taking what could have been merely a capitalist IP-driven cash grab and turning it into a celebration of and commentary on culture that gives the audience permission and inspiration to challenge not only everything they think it represents but what the world asks of us meager humans as well so that we never go back into the box again.”

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Barbie cast

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In this movie, to live in Barbie Land is to be a flawless being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. Oscar-nominated writer/director Greta Gerwig derives it, which hit theaters on July 21st. Barbie stars Oscar-nominees Margot Robbie in addition to Ryan Gosling as it and Ken, alongside America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Ariana Greenblatt, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman, then Will Ferrell.

The film also stars Ana Cruz Kayne, Emma Mackey, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, Scott Evans, Jamie Demetriou, Connor Swindells, Sharon Rooney, Nicola Coughlan, Ritu Arya, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Dua Lipa and Oscar-winner Helen Mirren. Gerwig directed Barbie through a screenplay by Gerwig Oscar nominee Noah Baumbach, based on Barbie by Mattel.

FAQS

  1. Do Barbie movies have merchandise associated with them?

    Yes, Barbie movies are often accompanied by merchandise, including dolls, toys, clothing, and accessories featuring characters and themes from the films.

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