Oppenheimer's Day 243 Beats Madame Web's Day 35 At The North American Box Office
Oppenheimer Defeats Madame Web On Its Day 243 At The North American Box Office (Photo Credit – IMDb)

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer scored a big victory at the Oscars 2024, and considering the reception of the film, it wasn’t that surprising. Winning multiple trophies did give some boost at the box office, and it has been allowed to stay in a good number of screens in North America. As a result, the biggie beat Madame Web in a surprising way. Keep reading to know more!

For those who don’t know, the biographical thriller was released on 21st July 2023 and faced a clash with Margot Robbie’s Barbie. Initially, it felt that the competition would dent both films significantly. However, in reality, the phenomenon of ‘Barbenheimer ’ stormed cine-goers across the globe, and we saw the Barbenheimer trend taking over social media platforms. It helped both the releases to grab momentum and emerge as blockbusters.

Talking about the latest collection update, Oppenheimer raked in $55,355 on its 243rd day at the North American box office. On the other hand, on the same day, Madame Web earned $50,273. For the Dakota Johnson starrer, it was day 35 on discount Tuesday. It’s literally a surprising trend, and it has to do with some momentum that was provided by Oscar’s victories.

Currently, Oppenheimer is running in 1,323 theatres, while Madame Web is running in 1,058 theatres at the North American box office, reports Collider.

Globally, Christopher Nolan’s directorial has amassed $960.40 million at the worldwide box office, which includes $329.83 million from the domestic and $630.56 million from the overseas market. For the unversed, the film is scheduled to release in Japan on March 29, and there’s a strong chance of hitting the $1 billion mark globally. Let’s see if it happens.

Meanwhile, Oppenheimer bagged seven trophies in total at the 96th Oscars. The film emerged victorious in the Best Picture category. Christopher Nolan grabbed the trophy in the Best Direction category. Cillian Murphy and Robert Downey Jr won the Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actor in a Supporting Role, respectively. The film also scored a victory in the Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing categories.

Note: Box office numbers are based on estimates and various sources. Numbers have not been independently verified by Koimoi.

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