2023’s cinematic landscape continues to witness record-breaking feats, as movie enthusiasts flock back to theaters, ushering in a new era after the tumultuous tides of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Highlighted below are the paramount achievers in the realm of box office supremacy as of the 16th of August, 2023.
|1||The Super Mario Bros. Movie||$1,358,696,738|
|3||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3||$845,431,987|
|5||Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse||$684,406,311|
|6||Full River Red||$673,556,758|
|8||The Wandering Earth 2||$604,456,556|
|9||The Little Mermaid||$566,651,843|
|10||Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Pt. 1||$522,456,000|
BOX OFFICE FEATS Breaking ground, The Super Mario Bros. Movie surged into history, securing its position as the premier video game-inspired flick to cross the billion-dollar global revenue threshold. It not only marked the 11th animated masterpiece but also the 52nd film overall to achieve this remarkable feat.
As a watershed moment for the film world, Barbie found herself stepping into the ranks of the billion-dollar club, becoming the 53rd entrant on this illustrious list.
Revving into cinematic history, the Fast & Furious saga sprinted past the $7 billion mark, ascending as the seventh franchise to reach this unparalleled box office pinnacle with the unveiling of Fast X.
Swinging high, the Spider-Man franchise swung its way into the elite ranks of the $10 billion club, a remarkable achievement carved out by the advent of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
On the heels of an ardent return to movie theaters, Oppenheimer carved out a significant spot for itself. The film etched its name in the record books by securing the highest-grossing opening weekend for an R-rated production since the onset of the Covid-19 era. Notably, Oppenheimer emerged as the paramount World War II film of all time, triumphing over its predecessor Dunkirk (2017), a creation that also bore the visionary imprint of Christopher Nolan.