Last weekend, that is from Friday the 15th to Sunday the 17th, Oppenheimer he got through it Bohemian Rhapsody achieved the enviable milestone of becoming the most successful biopic in cinema history.
Worldwide box office receipts totaled $903 million, with $586 million from international markets. The overtake is therefore purely an accounting matter: complete data for Sunday 17 September will not be available to confirm the actual record. Forecasts are given Oppenheimer to 912 million, two more than the record set so far Bohemian Rhapsody (stopped at 910). The feature film will now surpass one billion in box office receipts in its final days of programming. If the result had been achieved, it would have been the third Christopher Nolan film to achieve such a result subsequently. The Dark Knight ($1006 billion)e The Dark Knight Rises ($1.081 billion).
Other box office records set by the film: second place in the absolute film rating. rating-r (in first place is Joker Todd Phillips) and third greatest success of 2023 (after Barbie AND Super Mario – The Movie).
Oppenheimer has finally gained a head start in the 2024 Oscar race, and given the Academy’s weakness for these types of films, it may have a better chance than its closest competitor. Poor creatures! Yorgos Lanthimos, also considered by many to be the overall favorite Barbie AND Killers of the Flower Moon From Martin Scorsese.
You can find reviews of both on SA Oppenheimer both Barbie What about Bohemian Rhapsody and from Super Mario – The Movie plus details on Scorsese’s film, which will star Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio.