Moviegoers flock to theaters for Barbie and Oppenheimer.
This past weekend, two eagerly awaited movies, Barbie and Oppenheimer, were released simultaneously. Despite their distinct genres, both films attracted a diverse range of audiences. Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig and featuring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, premiered worldwide and earned $337,000,000. Its domestic earnings were $155,000,000. On the other hand, Oppenheimer’s global release earned $174,157,000, with a domestic total of $85,000,000. The Christopher Nolan movie stars Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, and Matt Damon. The only film to have a bigger opening this year was The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. Read our Movie Review.
During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work came to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witnessed the world’s first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history. Read our Movie Review.