It appears “Barbie” isn’t backing down on the field workplace anytime quickly.
The film, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, held sturdy within the primary spot on the field workplace for the second week in a row, incomes $93 million.
Any predictions that enthusiasm for the movie would fade after opening weekend have been dispelled with solely a 43% drop off in ticket gross sales from its first week.
“Barbie” additionally had, in keeping with Selection, the seventh-biggest second weekend in historical past, after different franchise giants, together with “Star Wars: The Power Awakens” ($149 million), “Avengers: Endgame” ($147 million) and “Infinity Conflict” ($114 million), “Black Panther” ($111 million), “Jurassic World” ($106 million) and “The Avengers” ($103 million).
MATTEL’S BARBIE EARNS OVER A BILLION EVERY YEAR
“Oppenheimer” additionally continued to drag in audiences, incomes $46.2 million over the weekend.
In accordance with Selection, Common claims “Oppenheimer” is the primary R-rated movie to gross greater than $10 million for seven days in a row on Friday, a streak that continued on to 10 days by means of the weekend.
General, “Barbie” is on observe to cross the $1 billion mark worldwide, with $774.5 million to this point, solely the second movie this yr to take action (the opposite is “The Tremendous Mario Bros. Film,” which earned $1.34 billion).
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The ability of Barbenheimer was no match for Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion,” which opened in third place with solely $24.2 million
Angel Studios’ sleeper hit “Sound of Freedom” held onto fourth place, with $12.4 million, including to an general complete of $149 million.
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Rounding out the highest 5 was Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Unimaginable – Lifeless Reckoning Half One,” taking in $10.7 million.