Here are all the records the movie has broken after just one week in the box office:
Barbie grossed over $162M during its first weekend, which is currently the biggest domestic opening weekend for a movie released in 2023.
It’s also the biggest opening weekend domestically for a female-directed film ever. It surpassed Captain Marvel (co-directed by Anna Boden) with $153.4M and Wonder Woman (directed by Patty Jenkins) with $103 million.
Barbie is the second-highest grossing movie for a female-directed film globally with $414.4M, just behind Captain Marvel with $456.6M.
This movie marks the biggest weekend for Greta Gerwig as a director, and has already surpassed the domestic grosses for her previous films Little Women ($108.1M) and Lady Bird ($49M).
It’s also marked the largest pre‐shows of 2023 YTD beating the $17.5M each made by Ant‐Man & the Wasp: Quantumania and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3.
It earned the title of Largest Grossing Day of 2023 YTD, $70.8M, beating out The Super Mario Bros Movie‘s $54.8M.
It’s currently the largest non‐sequel, non‐remake film released in July, a record previously held by The Secret Life Of Pets which made $104.4M in 2016.
It’s Warner Bros. largest opening that’s a non-sequel or non-DC franchise movie previously It held the record with $123.4M.
It’s currently the largest opening weekend for a movie based on a toy, beating out Transformers: Dark of the Moon with $115.9M.
It holds the largest Monday box office in Warner Bros. history with $26.1M, beating Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.
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