Margot Robbie’s Barbie is shattering records at the box office. The film landed in theaters last month and painted the world pink with its touching storyline. The film, distributed by Warner Bros., has been dominating the box office for quite a time.

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Margot Robbie in Barbie

Barbie, helmed by Greta Gerwig, created a stir worldwide after its release and brought the doll to life. Robbie’s chemistry with Ryan Gosling created magic on the silver screen. Barbie became the first movie directed by a woman to gross over $1 billion. The film became the highest-grossing movie at the United States box office by a female director, solo or otherwise. Now Margot Robbie’s film is on the verge of a historic milestone by becoming the highest-grossing Warner Bros. movie globally.

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Margot Robbie’s Barbie on the road to create history

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Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, which starred Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as the film’s namesakes, received the title of best box office grosser. The film’s plot-driven success helped it surpass the $1 billion mark. Barbie became the first female-directed film to earn over $1 billion in box office revenue. 

The film is on the verge of creating history by becoming the highest-grossing Warner Bros. movie globally. As of now, the movie’s estimated global earnings stand at $1.34 billion, leaving only a marginal $1 million gap from reaching the record set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. 

The movie made an additional $18.2 million in its sixth week of international release. It adds to its overall global earnings and brings its cumulative total from 75 international markets to a staggering $745.5 million. As Margot Robbie’s Barbie is on the path to creating history, here are the top five highest-grossing Warner Bros Movie:

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
A still from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

The Harry Potter film has been a fan favorite for a long time. The Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, which came out in 2011, was the final installment in the series. It brought a satisfying conclusion to the conflict over the Wizarding World. The David Yates-directed film was by far the most well-liked among those familiar with the plot since it was full of dramatic moments and intense action scenes. The film grossed $1.31 at the worldwide box office. Internationally, it grossed $934.1 being the highest-grossing film from Warner Bros.


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A still from Aquaman

The DCU film Aquaman, which came out in 2018, starred Jason Momoa stars as the king of Atlantis. It followed the story of the unlikely heir to the undersea realm who must take swift action to avert all-out conflict between sea and land dwellers. The DC film had a stellar cast like Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Nicole Kidman. The film grossed $1.14 at the worldwide box office and internationally collected $808.6.

The Dark Knight Rises

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A 2012 film helmed by Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight Rises concluded the trilogy and was, at least financially, the most successful installment. It followed the tale of Batman, played by Christian Bale, as he’s forced out of retirement to take down Bane (Tom Hardy) with the help of Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) The film collected $1.08 worldwide and grossed $634.0 at the international box office.


Joker (2019)
A still from Joker

Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, and Frances Conroy, Joker is a stand-alone origin narrative for one of DC’s most notorious villains. The film came out in 2019 and centers on Arthur Fleck (also known as the Joker), a failing clown and stand-up comedian who becomes the largest threat to Gotham City as a result of his spiral into madness and nihilism. The film had a successful run at the worldwide box office and collected $1.06, while it grossed $730.7 at the international box office.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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The poster of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of a trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved children’s book, and it is set 60 years before the events of The Lord of the Rings series. In the film, Gandalf sends Bilbo Baggins together with 13 dwarves on an adventure across Middle-earth that would ultimately lead to the discovery of a vast amount of treasure. The film grossed $1.01 at the worldwide box office, and its international collection was around $711.9.

Barbie, starring Margot Robbie, is now the most profitable Warner Bros. title ever in 36 locations, including well-known nations like the UK, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Poland. The film has become the top Hollywood film of 2023 throughout Europe.

Barbie is running in theaters worldwide.

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