Barbie is already the queen of Warner Bros. after raising 1,342 million dollars at the box office, leaving Harry Potter himself behind. The title of the most lucrative film from the studios had been held until then by the film starring Daniel Radcliffe, which managed to collect 1,341 million dollars during 25 weeks in 2011.
Greta Gerwig’s film, inspired by the Barbie plastic doll of the same name, is now expected to become the thirteenth film in history to exceed $600 million in grosses in the United States.
The film starring Margot Robbie in the role of Barbie and Ryan Gosling in the role of Ken has already broken other records before, such as the most lucrative film directed by a single woman in history.
Last week, Barbie surpassed “Super Mario Bros. The Movie” at the domestic box office to become the highest-grossing title of 2023 in North America.
It is also expected to become the highest grossing film of the year worldwide and for this it would have to exceed the 1.360 million dollars made by the film based on the Nintendo character.
The last step for the film to be crowned as the most lucrative of all time directed by a woman, would be to surpass the 1,430 million dollars that “Frozen II”, the film directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, collected.
For now, this Tuesday, August 29, it has already become the highest-grossing film in the history of Warner Bros., surpassing “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” with 1,342 million dollars (about 1,240 million euros) at the box office. Part 2″, according to information from the Box Mojo Office page.