Barbie Hits $1 Billion At The Box Office, Sets Record For Female Directors, Beats Harry Potter

It’s official: Barbie has crossed $1 billion at the global box office. The movie earned around $53 million in the US and $74 million from international markets during its third weekend, boosting its global total to $1.03 billion.

Barbie is now the highest-grossing movie directed solely by a woman, surpassing 2017’s Wonder Woman, which was directed by Patty Jenkins. A number of films co-directed by women have done better, including Frozen ($1.28 billion), Frozen 2 ($1.45 billion), and Captain Marvel ($1.3 billion).

Barbie has passed $400 million in the US and $500 million globally faster than any other Warner Bros. property of all time, including Harry Potter.

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