(Washington) The very pink Barbie continues its supremacy in North American cinemas for its second weekend, outclassing its twin marketing, the nuclear biopic Oppenheimer, according to estimates Sunday of the specialized firm Exhibitor Relations.
Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, Barbie racked up $93 million in revenue this weekend, bringing the total since its release to $351 million in Canada and the United States.
With some 423 million in international receipts, the income of Greta Gerwig’s film on the doll totals at this stage 774 million dollars in the world.
This immense commercial success, in addition to that of Oppenheimer, brings fresh air to American cinemas, hard hit by COVID-19 and the switch of the public to streaming services.
Tortuous portrait of the designer of the atomic bomb, Christopher Nolan’s film makes him 46 million dollars in revenue, with a total since its release of 400 million dollars worldwide.
With Cillian Murphy in the title role, the feature film (three hours) retraces the race towards nuclear weapons that was the Manhattan Project and, after the war, the second life of Robert Oppenheimer, accused in Washington of complacency with the Soviets .
The doll comedy and the historical drama about the torments of the scientist were united in the same phenomenon “Barbenheimer”, at the origin of endless memes and other diversions on social networks, in the United States and elsewhere in the world. world.
Behind this whirlwind slips Haunted Mansion, a Disney film recounting the adventure led by a mother and her son to find what haunts their new property in the southern United States. The film racked up $24.2 million in revenue for its first few days in theaters.
In fourth place, Sound of Freedom, the acclaimed American conservative thriller on child trafficking, still garners 12.4 million in revenue for its 4th week, for a total of 148.9 million dollars.
This figure even exceeds that of the last Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One by Tom Cruise, which closed this ranking with 10.7 million dollars and 139.2 million in three weeks.
6. Talk to Me (10 millions de dollars)
7. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (4 millions)
8. Elementary (3.4 million dollars)
9. Insidious : The Red Door (3,2 millions)
10. Spider-Man : Across the Spider-Verse (1,4 million de dollars)