Margot Robbie’s Barbie Made More in Just the US Alone Than Last 3 DC Movies Under James Gunn Did Worldwide

Margot Robbie's Barbie Made More in Just the US Alone Than Last 3 DC Movies Under James Gunn Did Worldwide
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Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig successfully changed the landscape of cinema with their highest-grossing summer blockbuster Barbie. Released in July, the movie is continuing to break all records, despite surpassing the billion-dollar mark. After toppling its competitor Oppenheimer, Barbie is currently making headlines for surpassing James Gunn’s last 3 DC movies. 

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Margot Robbie in Barbie
Margot Robbie’s Barbie

Becoming a milestone at the Box Office, Margot Robbie’s Barbie, not only created a global impact but also performed phenomenally within the US. According to reports surrounding the movie’s domestic earnings, it has been stated that Greta Gerwig’s film toppled James Gunn’s Shazam 2, The Flash, as well as Blue Beetle. 

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Margot Robbie’s Barbie’s Box Office Bonanza 

Releasing in July 2023, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling’s Barbie turned into a summer blockbuster, despite being pitted against Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. Making a magnanimous opening with $70.5M, the movie paced quickly towards its billion-dollar mark, at the global box office. 

Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie in Barbie
Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie in Barbie

Further, Greta Gerwig’s female-fueled Barbie made a historic $162M collection, domestically during its opening weekend. Apparently, the groundbreaking collection was a threshold previously reserved for male-driven movies. Thus, the movie not only broke records but also destroyed stereotypes. 

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Barbie earned $626M domestically

After delivering such a phenomenal performance that turned Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling into global icons, Barbie made headlines for its overall domestic box office collection of $626M. Apparently, after surpassing Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, Robbie’s film is now pitted against James Gunn’s DC movies. 

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Barbie Toppled James Gunn’s Last 3 DC Movies 

Following the recent reports about Barbie’s domestic box office collection of $626M, it has been pointed out by netizens that Margot Robbie’s movie made way more than James Gunn’s last three DC movies. According to reports, the last 3 DC movies after James Gunn took over were Shazam 2, The Flash, and Blue Beetle. 

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Barbie toppled James Gunn’s last 3 DC movies

Thus, addressing Barbie’s domestic box office collection of $626M it has been pointed out that Greta Gerwig‘s movie grossed more than what James Gunn’s three movies earned collectively, worldwide. According to reports, Shazam 2 earned $133.8M, The Flash made $268.5M, and Blue Beetle grossed $120.5M worldwide. 

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Shazam 2, The Flash, and Blue Beetle.
The Flash, Blue Beetle and Shazam 2 didn’t stand a chance against Barbie

Therefore, the three movies together made a total of $522.8M worldwide, which is still less than Barbie’s normal domestic collection of $626M. Social media and netizens are thus getting divided on this current discussion after Barbie’s domestic collection was reported online. 

Barbie is available on Amazon Video. 

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