07/22/2023 at 2:21 p.m.


«Barbie» accumulates 513,000 viewers and «Oppenheimer» 207,000 viewers since its premiere

A total of 500,000 spectators attended Spanish cinemas on the most movie-going Friday since 2019, with «Barbie» to the head and in combination with «Openheimer»a phenomenon baptized as «Barbenheimer» that has pushed the box office to accumulate 5 million euros since its premiere on Thursday.

According to data from Comscore Movies released this Saturday on Twitter, «Barbie»,The version with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling (Barbie and Ken) of the presumed life the world’s most famous doll, accumulate 3.5 million of the 5 collected.

Its world premiere coincided with that of a very different film, «Oppenheimer» by Christopher Nolan, a three-hour tape that tells the story of theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role as developer of the atomic bomb.

This phenomenon, which has been called «Barbenheimer», has generated great publicity and networking expectations that has been accompanied by the quality of both films, each one in its genre. Thus, the number of viewers this Friday has equaled that of December 2019, that is, in the pre-pandemic period.

Spectators since the premiere

Since its premiere on Thursday, «Barbie» accumulates 513,000 viewers and «Oppenheimer» 207,000sources from Comscore Movies have informed EFE.

On its premiere day, the film about the famous doll swept the Spanish box office with 1.8 million euros collected, well ahead of «Oppenheimer», also released one day earlier than usual, which reached 100,000 viewers and a collection of 667,000 euros.

They were followed by «Elemental», which premiered the previous Friday, «Insidious: The Red Door» and «Vacaciones de verano», by Santiago Segura, on the bill since last July 6.

The list of most viewed tapes continued with «Mission Impossible: Deadly Judgment Part 1,» «Indiana Jones and the Dial of Fate,» «Spider-Man: Across the Multiverse» and «I’m Madly Loving You.» The children’s film «The Little Mermaid» closes the list in tenth place, in theaters since the end of May.