Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling shine bright, while audiences embrace the film’s endearing charm and stellar ensemble cast
The movie industry is abuzz with excitement as ‘Barbie,’ featuring a star-studded cast led by Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, hits theaters worldwide. The film’s official release on Friday in India garnered an impressive Rs 5 crore on its opening day alone. The momentum continued on Saturday, with ‘Barbie’ charming audiences and earning an additional Rs 6.5 crore, bringing its remarkable two-day box office revenue to Rs 11.5 crore and solidifying its position as a top contender.
Throughout its English showings, ‘Barbie’ maintained an impressive 53.67 percent occupancy, drawing audiences to afternoon, night, morning, and evening screenings. The movie’s engaging story, appealing to both children and adults, also incorporates subtle social commentary, enhancing its broad appeal. Directed by the talented Greta Gerwig, ‘Barbie’ promises a delightful family experience.
In a box office showdown, ‘Barbie’ faced tough competition from Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated biopic ‘Oppenheimer,’ but it showcased its resilience in the Indian market. ‘Oppenheimer’ initially surged ahead, earning a staggering Rs 31.5 crore during its two-day run.
However, ‘Barbie’ fought back fiercely and emerged victorious in the US market, outshining Nolan’s film by nearly double the earnings. On Friday, ‘Barbie’ wowed American viewers, raking in a phenomenal $70.5 million, while ‘Oppenheimer’ fell behind with $33 million, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
The film boasts a strong ensemble cast, including America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Simu Lu, Michael Cera, and Ariana Greenblatt, which undoubtedly contributed to its widespread popularity and success.
As the weekend concludes, ‘Barbie’ stands tall as a true box office triumph, captivating audiences worldwide and leaving a lasting impression on viewers of all ages. With its powerful performances and universal appeal, the movie is poised to continue its remarkable journey at the box office and beyond.