Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” has surpassed “Bohemian Rhapsody” in terms of box office earnings.
In a stunning cinematic triumph, Christopher Nolan’s latest directorial venture, “Oppenheimer,” has left its mark on the global box office scene, surpassing the iconic Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Released just last Friday, “Oppenheimer” has soared to a worldwide gross of over $900 million, with weekend box office earnings pushing the grand total to an impressive $912.7 million!
This summer’s blockbuster sensation, “Oppenheimer,” has now solidified its position as the highest-grossing biographical film of all time, surpassing “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which earned a cumulative $910.8 million and secured four Oscars, including Best Actor for Rami Malek.
Notably, “Oppenheimer” has not only conquered the domestic box office but has also triumphed as Christopher Nolan‘s highest-grossing international release, raking in a staggering $593 million in foreign markets. This cinematic masterpiece now stands as the third-highest-grossing film of 2023, following closely behind “Barbie” and “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”
Within Christopher Nolan’s illustrious filmography, “Oppenheimer” claims the title of his third highest-grossing film worldwide, trailing behind only “The Dark Knight” and its sequel, “The Dark Knight Rises.”
The success of “Oppenheimer” has significantly contributed to Universal Pictures’ impressive financial performance this year, alongside other blockbusters like “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” and “Fast & Furious 10.” Universal Pictures has now crossed the remarkable milestone of surpassing $4 billion in total earnings for the year, becoming the fourth studio to achieve this feat since 2019.
Last modified: September 26, 2023