Box Office Report : Oppenheimer v Barbie

Anushka Halve

Clash Of the Titans!

With a total earning of Rs.4180 crores worldwide, Greta Gerwig's Barbie (2023) surpassed expectations, bringing in Rs.1489 crores internationally while Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer (2023), earned Rs.766 crores internationally.

 Barbie had the largest opening ever for a female Director!

Barbie did better numbers compared to Oppenheimer in over 70 international territories, according to multiple reports. Gerwig's film also had the largest opening this year, and the largest ever for a female director.

Indian Audience Flips the Game

The story in the domestic market is different according to the numbers presented by Bollywood Hungama. Barbie’s three-day total now amounts to ₹18.50 crore while Oppenheimer's total earnings stand at ₹49 crore. It is expected to cross ₹50 crore soon.

Big Screen Extravaganza!

Ashish Saksena, COO - Cinemas, BookMyShow, said, “With Oppenheimer and Barbie finally releasing across screens nationwide, it’s been a clash of the titans at the box office with both films exhibiting sheer cinematic brilliance and fans flocking to theaters for the big screen extravaganza.”

'Barbenheimer' created a movie-going phenomenon

The Highly anticipated clash had people flocking to the theaters dressed in all shades of pink and black. Saksena said, “With 14 lakh tickets booked for Oppenheimer on BookMyShow so far, over 5 lakh tickets have been sold for Barbie with an equally mammoth contribution to the overall box office revenue collection for India.