Barbie breaks a new record and becomes the highest-grossing film of 2023

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie became the highest-grossing film so far this year, just a month after its release.

Barbie was released a month ago and is a massive hit. Greta Gerwig’s film with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling is a success almost everywhere in the world. It broke all kinds of records and became the highest-grossing female-directed film in history. It also crossed the $1 billion mark two weeks after its theatrical release.

But now he broke a new record. It became the highest-grossing film of the year in the United States, overtaking Super Mario Bros. The Movie, another 2023 phenomenon.

Deadline has confirmed this news and Gerwig is overtaking the animated film. At the worldwide box office, Barbie has now grossed over $1.282 billion, entering the top 25 most successful films of all time.

This week it emerged that Super Mario Bros would have grossed $574.2 million at the US box office; while Gerwig’s film already exceeds this figure.

It is known that the season of awards and film nominations will soon begin and it is expected that Barbie will win several statuettes in the categories.