A scene from the movie “Barbie”.

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This barbie is the box office queen. He’s just Batman.

On Tuesday, “Barbie” crossed the $537 million mark, making it the highest-grossing domestic film warner bros discovery100 Years History. The film surpassed Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight”, which grossed $536 million for the title in 2008.

Bubblegum Pink collaboration between filmmaker Greta Gerwig, Mattel And Warner Bros. has earned more than $1.2 billion at the global box office since its July 21 release.

It is the first billion-dollar film from the newly formed Warner Bros. Discovery, the result of the 2022 merger of Warner Media and Discover, and Only the second film releasing in 2023 to do so. of universal “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” has passed the $1.3 billion mark since its debut in April.

The success of “Barbie” comes at a time when blockbuster-budget movies are struggling to connect with movie-going audiences. With Nolan’s latest feature “Oppenheimer,” which has grossed more than $250 million domestically, “Barbie” proves moviegoers are still interested in leaving their couches for quality movies and unique communal experiences. Are.

The Margot Robbie-led film has been number one at the box office since its debut and is on track to become the highest-grossing film of the year. Box office analysts expect “Barbie” to continue to earn at the box office in the coming weeks, as it faces limited competition from new releases and a wave of positive word of mouth.

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