‘Barbie’ Starring Margot Robbie Smashes Box Office Records with a Whopping $155 Million Domestic Opening

London, United Kingdom – July 12, 2023: Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie attend the “Barbie” European Premiere at Cineworld Leicester Square in London, England.

In a stunning triumph for the film industry, the highly-anticipated comedy ‘Barbie,’ starring the talented Margot Robbie, has taken the world by storm, shattering box office records and solidifying its place as the biggest film debut of 2023. With an impressive $155 million in domestic ticket sales and over $300 million worldwide, Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie’ has not only exceeded expectations but has also claimed the title of the second highest-grossing film directed by a woman globally. Directed by a woman, the movie marks a significant milestone for female filmmakers, standing as a testament to their incredible talent and artistic vision.

According to Deadline, ‘Barbie’ managed to achieve a groundbreaking $155 million in domestic ticket sales during its opening weekend, making it an unparalleled success. The numbers surpassed even the previous record-holder, ‘Super Mario Bros.,’ which had garnered $146.4 million.

The film’s incredible popularity extended beyond domestic audiences, with international ticket sales soaring to over $300 million. Audiences across the globe flocked to theaters to witness the magic of ‘Barbie,’ a heartwarming and humorous tale that resonated with viewers of all ages.

Directed by a woman, ‘Barbie’ has become a beacon of empowerment for women in the film industry. The movie’s monumental success not only showcases Margot Robbie’s outstanding acting prowess but also highlights the achievements of female directors, proving that women are more than capable of helming major blockbuster productions.

‘Daily Mail’ reported that ‘Barbie’ set a new record for Warner Brothers with its staggering $22.3 million in pre-sales. The buzz and anticipation surrounding the film were palpable, and fans couldn’t wait to be a part of the movie’s cinematic journey.

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