Greta Gerwig the first female director to cross $1 billion with the success of Barbie
Greta Gerwig is making history!
Three weeks after its theatrical debut, Barbie has surpassed $1 billion at the box office, making Gerwig the first female director to reach this milestone.
In a statement, Warner Bros. said the film has taken in $459 million from theaters in the United States and Canada and $572.1 million in other countries since its theatrical release, for a total of $1.0315 billion.
The figure was confirmed by media analytics firm Comscore. "Barbillion has defied even our most optimistic predictions," Jeff Goldstein and Andrew Cripps said in a statement.