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The summer's most popular ticket is the "Barbie"-"Oppenheimer", double feature.
AMC Theaters announced this week that over 20,000 members of the AMC Stubs program had purchased tickets for the unexpected cinematic pairing to be viewed on the same date.
The release of Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer and Greta Gerwig’s Barbie has been scheduled for July 21 for the last year. Internet users have declared "Barbenheimer", a double-feature that must be seen, a must see due to the contrast between the bubbly and bright "Barbie" with the somber nuclear bomb drama.
Fans have created
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Both films should be watched closely.
In a statement, AMC Theaters Vice President of Programming Elizabeth Frank stated that "[this] is a sign that the online discussion about these films is turning into sales of tickets."
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She added, "We saw a 33 percent increase in guests who purchased tickets for both films on the same date. "We're thrilled to see the momentum."
Just last month at the end of the month, "Barbie's" tracking was for an
80 Million Dollars
Opening weekend forecasts were $40 million for "Oppenheimer", while the opening weekend of "Mad Max" was expected to be in the $60 million range.
The "Barbenheimer", double-feature will demand a significant time commitment from fans.
Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One", which is released a week before the rival blockbusters, was recently
Tweeted his support
Both films are available.
He won't watch them on the same day.
"I would like to see both Barbie and Oppenheimer."
"I'll watch them on opening weekend. "I'll watch Oppenheimer on Friday and Barbie on Saturday."
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