“Barbie Shatters Box Office Records to Become Warner Bros.’ Top-Grossing Film Globally”
– Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie surpasses Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 as the highest-grossing film in Warner Bros. history, with a global box office gross of $1.342 billion.
– The film also breaks records by becoming the biggest Warner Bros. movie in North America and the top-grossing title of 2023, surpassing The Super Mario Bros.. Movie.
Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie has achieved unprecedented success at the box office, surpassing previous records to become Warner Bros.’ top-grossing film globally. With a total global box office gross of $1.342 billion, Barbie has outperformed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 to secure its place in history. The film has generated $592.8 million domestically and $745.5 million internationally, making it one of the highest-grossing movies of all time.
In addition to its global success, Barbie has shattered records within Warner Bros., becoming the biggest movie ever in North America. It surpassed Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight to claim this title. Moreover, Barbie has also become the top-grossing title of 2023 in North America, overtaking The Super Mario Bros.. Movie. It is expected to surpass the global gross of $1.36 billion achieved by Super Mario Bros.. Movie soon, solidifying its position as the highest-grossing film of the year.
Barbie’s achievements don’t stop there. The film is now setting its sights on surpassing Frozen II’s worldwide box office earnings of $1.43 billion to become the top-grossing movie of all time from a female director, whether live-action or animated. Greta Gerwig, the director of Barbie, already holds the title of highest-grossing female director of a live-action movie at the worldwide box office and the domestic box office.
The success of Barbie is a testament to the power of moviegoers from around the world who have come together to celebrate this iconic character. Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group co-CEOs Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy expressed their gratitude to the cast, including Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, and America Ferrara, as well as co-writer Noah Baumbach and producers David Heyman and Tom Ackerley. Abdy played a key role in certain last-minute production decisions, while De Luca and Abdy oversee distribution and marketing.
While it remains uncertain whether Barbie will reach the $1.5 billion mark globally, analysts are not ruling out the possibility. The film’s remarkable success has captivated audiences worldwide, proving that there is no end to Barbie’s magic tricks at the box office.