Barbie Smashes Box Office Records with $155 Million Opening Weekend!

Jul 24, 2023 09:52 AM EST
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Barbie can be anything! And now, she's a box office record breaker. 

Warner Bros. "Barbie" film took in a staggering $155 million this weekend at the box office, beating "The Super Mario Bros. Movie" as the biggest opening for 2023. The film opened alongside "Oppenheimer" which also impressed at the box office with an $80.5 million opening. "Barbenheimer" marked the first time that a film opened to more than $100 million and another movie opened to more than $80 million in the same weekend.

From Oscar-nominated writer/director Greta Gerwig ("Little Women," "Lady Bird") comes "Barbie," starring Oscar-nominees Margot Robbie ("Bombshell," "I, Tonya") and Ryan Gosling ("La La Land," "Half Nelson") as Barbie and Ken, alongside America Ferrera ("End of Watch," the "How to Train Your Dragon" films), Kate McKinnon ("Bombshell," "Yesterday"), Michael Cera ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," "Juno"), Ariana Greenblatt ("Avengers: Infinity War," "65"), Issa Rae ("The Photograph," "Insecure"), Rhea Perlman ("I'll See You in My Dreams," "Matilda"), and Will Ferrell (the "Anchorman" films, "Talladega Nights"). The film also stars Ana Cruz Kayne ("Little Women"), Emma Mackey ("Emily," "Sex Education"), Hari Nef ("Assassination Nation," "Transparent"), Alexandra Shipp (the "X-Men" films), Kingsley Ben-Adir ("One Night in Miami," "Peaky Blinders"), Simu Liu ("Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"), Ncuti Gatwa ("Sex Education"), Scott Evans ("Grace and Frankie"), Jamie Demetriou ("Cruella"), Connor Swindells ("Sex Education," "Emma."), Sharon Rooney ("Dumbo," "Jerk"), Nicola Coughlan ("Bridgerton," "Derry Girls"), Ritu Arya ("The Umbrella Academy"), Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Dua Lipa and Oscar-winner Helen Mirren ("The Queen").

Rounding out the top 10 at the box office are the following:

3. "Sound of Freedom," $20.1 million.
4. "Mission: Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part I," $19.5 million.
5. "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," $6.7 million.
6. "Insidious: The Red Door," $6.5 million.
7. "Elemental," $5.8 million.
8. "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse," $2.8 million.
9. "Transformers: Rise of the Beasts," 1.1 million.
10. "No Hard Feelings," $1.1 million.


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