December 1, 2023

AMC Theatres introduced Monday it noticed a record-setting degree of admissions income throughout a seven-day interval through which the debuts of the films “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” fell. 

The movie show chain stated the “highest recorded” weekly admissions income in its 103-years of operations occurred within the week spanning July 21-27. The report utilized each domestically and worldwide, in accordance with AMC’s press launch.

AMC operates 10,500 screens in some 950 theaters all over the world.


The corporate largely credited the films “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” bringing in droves of individuals to look at the movies shortly after they first hit theaters July 21 with serving to set the report.

This mixture of photographs reveals Margot Robbie in a scene from “Barbie,” left, and Cillian Murphy in a scene from “Oppenheimer.” (Warner Bros Photos/Common Photos by way of AP / AP Photos)

Along with turning into one of the best week in its historical past, the admissions revenues that AMC posted throughout the July 21-27 week beat all different weekends for the reason that movie show chain’s areas might resume operations throughout COVID.

AMC Leisure CEO Adam Aron additionally touted the movie show chain firm hitting a brand new highest grossing week on social media. He additionally stated the “large field workplace attributable to Barbenheimer must be a great and optimistic signal” for these “rooting for a full pandemic restoration” for AMC subsequent 12 months or the 12 months after that. 

Ticker Safety Final Change Change %
AMC AMC ENTERTAINMENT 4.99 +0.35 +7.44%
APE AMC ENTERTAINMENT 1.85 +0.05 +2.78%

Nonetheless, he famous, “none of this adjustments that the year-to-date field workplace stays decrease than that of 2019, or that there’s uncertainty because of our having to deal with the possibly debilitating writers and actors strikes.”

Moviegoer shops at concessions stands at a AMC theatre on reopening day during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Burbank

Moviegoer outlets at concessions stands at a AMC theatre on reopening day throughout the outbreak of the coronavirus illness (COVID-19), in Burbank, Calif., Mar. 15, 2021. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni / Reuters Photographs)

Field Workplace Mojo indicated each motion pictures have seen a whole lot of hundreds of thousands in ticket gross sales globally since popping out. The worldwide field workplace gross for “Barbie” hovered round $774.5 million as of Monday afternoon, whereas “Oppenheimer” has introduced in almost $400.4 million, in accordance information from the IMDb website.

AMC Leisure Holdings Inc

The Mattel and Warner Bros. Photos collaboration options Margot Robbie as the long-lasting “Barbie” and Ryan Gosling as “Ken.” In “Oppenheimer,” Cillian Murphy takes on the titular position of J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist sometimes called the “father of the atomic bomb.” 


Many individuals have taken to attending showings of each motion pictures on the identical day.

AMC reported the four-day interval of July 27-30 skilled international field workplace revenues that got here behind simply two different weekends up to now few years and that had been “significantly greater than double” year-over-year.


Monterey Park, CA – September 04: Film goers on the screening of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings at AMC theater on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 in Monterey Park, CA. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Occasions by way of Getty Photos / Getty Photos)

That got here from the continued “sturdy” demand for Greta Gerwig-directed “Barbie” and Christopher Nolan-directed “Oppenheimer” — and from the performances of different motion pictures, in accordance with AMC. The films “Haunted Mansion,” “Sound of Freedom” and “Mission: Unattainable — Lifeless Reckoning” had been the others the corporate highlighted. 

The Tom Cruise-led “Mission: Unattainable — Lifeless Reckoning Half One” made its official debut over two weeks in the past, having since garnered over $448.5 million in field workplace grosses globally up to now, in accordance with Field Workplace Mojo.