Barbie’s opening weekend box office surpasses Sound of Freedom in one weekend from moviegoers who paid for their tickets!
Analysts predict that Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” has the potential to rake in an impressive $158 million in the United States this opening weekend surpassing all expectations Even Warner Bros., the studio behind “Barbie,” cautiously tempered expectations, suggesting a more conservative estimate of around $75 million.
Barbie is all but assured of scoring the biggest domestic start ever for a movie directed by a woman solo.
Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as the popular Mattel dolls Barbie and Ken, the film has received excellent reviews. Collider’s Ross Bonaime writes that Barbie “could’ve just been a commercial, but Gerwig makes this life of plastic into something truly fantastic.”
Barbie has a lot of bragging rights now just beyond owning a dream house and sports car.
Never before in the history of box office has a weekend seen one movie open to $100M+ and a second to $50M (Oppenheimer)