Box Office: Barbie Destroys Oppenheimer During Opening Weekend

The long awaited release of Barbie and Oppenheimer has arrived. Here is, how the pink lady crushed the historical figure during its opening weekend.

Opening weekend for Barbie and Oppenheimer got insane numbers | © Mattel/Universal | EarlyGame

With bated breath the internet has been watching the battle between Barbie and Oppenheimer in the last few years. Both movies released just last week at the same time. But the question on everyone's mind is this: What movie won the opening weekend?

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Barbie Vs. Oppenheimer: Winner Of The Opening Weekend

The winner with the most viewers in cinemas over the weekend is very clearly Barbie! With $155 Million US-Dollar the pink icon has destroyed Oppenheimer's $80.5 Million. That's almost double the amount!

Both movies are very good and one should not understate, that Oppenheimer had an amazing opening weekend as well! It just gets overshadowed by the insane amount of support for Barbie. One only has to watch the crowd of viewers dressing up in pink outfits to understand.

Further the marketing campaign for Barbie has been insanely large. There is almost no place untouched by the hype and the internet is flooded with memes! Some even say, Barbie had enough advertisement for both Oppenheimer and itself.

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So an amazing weekend for cinemas! While Barbie might be the winner at the moment, remember that both cast and crews have encouraged watching both movies and enjoying each one for what it is.

Now off to the cinema with you to watch either a historical 3-hour spectacle or a deep philosophical movie about womanhood, existentialism, feminism, consumerism and the meaning of life dressed in pink.

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