Barbie’ Overtakes ‘Super Mario Bros.’ as Number One Film of 2023

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Barbie’ Overtakes ‘Super Mario Bros.’ as Number One Film of 2023

The summer of ‘Barbie’ continues to cruise towards more box office records in 2023. This past weekend, the Greta Gerwig directed ‘Barbie’ overtook ‘The Super Mario Brothers’ movie as the highest grossing film of 2023. ‘Super Mario Brothers’ earned 1.35 Billion dollars globally, and amount that has now been surpassed by ‘Barbie’.

‘Barbie’ continues to impress overseas, in some 75 markets worldwide where it has grossed a staggering 763.4 million dollars. Barbie is the largest ever production for Warner Brothers, surpassing “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.”

Related: Barbie Ruling the Box Office with Disney’s Haunted Mansion Dropping to 5th Place

Barbie surpassed the Mario Brothers this weekend to become the highest grossing film of 2023.

The other half of “Barbenheimer” continues to set records for Christopher Nolan. Oppenheimer has blasted by Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 as the third highest grossing film of 2023. Oppenheimer comes in behind Mario and Barbie respectively, but has earned impressive amount for an R-Rated Title.

As Barbie continues to rack up money at the box office, the film is being re-released in IMAX theaters with new post-credit footage. Starting Sept 22, Barbie will release for one week in IMAX theaters allowing fans to see Barbie and Ken in all their fully formatted glory on screen.

How many times have you seen Barbie this summer? Let us know your view count in a comment. Check back for more updates on Barbie and other blockbuster films from 2023 here at Chip and Company.


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