‘Barbie’ Glams Up Summer With $150M+ Opening

Friday Miday: Warner Bros.’ Barbie is eyeing $68M-70M today,

including last night’s previews, for what’s shaping up to be the best opening of the year with $150M at 4,243 theaters.

That would beat the 3-day of Super Mario Bros‘ $146.3M.

Do your math, the two titles are fueling $225M alone this weekend.

It’s headed for $32M today, including previews, and a $75M 3-day at 3,610 theaters. That’s higher than Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny‘s $60.3M start.

Barbie is a 2023 American fantasy comedy film directed by Greta Gerwig from a screenplay she wrote with Noah Baumbach.

Based on the Barbie fashion dolls by Mattel

Barbie Movie Budget $145 million.


The film stars Margot Robbie as Stereotypical Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Stereotypical Ken.