‘Barbie’ Swings Back to IMAX with Unseen After-Credits Scenes
In a year where the silver screen has been lit up with dazzling stories and incredible adventures, there’s one movie that’s reigned supreme and it’s none other than ‘Barbie’. Move over, Super Mario Bros. Movie, because Barbie has cinched the crown of the highest grossing film of 2023, and it achieved this feat in a mere month since its premiere. But here’s the kicker: Barbie isn’t just content with being the belle of the box office ball; it’s making a glamorous return to IMAX theaters with a special touch – never-before-seen post-credit scenes crafted by the visionary director herself, Greta Gerwig.
Picture this: the iconic doll, once confined to our childhood imaginations and toy chests, is now commanding IMAX screens across the land. Life in plastic has never been so fantastic, and it’s all set to unfold in all its larger-than-life glory starting September 22, but only for a week, so mark your calendars and clear your schedules! And if you’re wondering what’s the dish on these fresh scenes, well, Greta Gerwig is the chef in the cinematic kitchen, serving up a tantalizing treat for your eyes and emotions.
After an explosive run at the box office throughout the sun-soaked summer days, Barbie isn’t ready to fade into the home media shadows just yet. The blonde icon, played by the talented Margot Robbie, is gracing the big screen once again, giving us all a chance to revel in her captivating journey. A journey that began as a doll in Barbieland, where everything’s as perfect as a diamond-studded tiara, surrounded by friends, parties, and limitless potential. But then, like a plot twist you never saw coming, the string of her life’s narrative starts to unravel, leading her to a revelation: she’s got to venture into the human realm to unearth the mysteries that have suddenly clouded her plastic paradise.
Now, don’t think for a second that this adventure’s going to be a cakewalk. Barbie’s got courage stitched into her very plastic, and she’s about to embark on a journey that’ll shake up both her world and ours. In a move that’s not just bold but downright swoon-worthy, Ken, portrayed by the ever-charming Ryan Gosling, joins the quest. This is the love story that’s been waiting to happen – a plastic heartthrob in hot pursuit of the doll he’s long admired. Together, they march into California, but their presence isn’t exactly met with applause. The big boss at Mattel, played by the hilarious Will Ferrell, isn’t exactly thrilled that two of his prized products are traipsing around his domain. And that’s not all they discover; along the way, they come face to face with the concept of the patriarchy, and let’s just say, it’s not your typical ‘Barbie and Ken’ storyline.
Now, let’s talk numbers. Just over a month since its grand entrance, ‘Barbie’ has swept the competition aside and secured its spot as the year’s top grosser. The previous titleholder, ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’, put up a valiant fight, but in the end, it was Barbie who strutted past the finish line with grace, poise, and a hefty box office collection. But hold onto your popcorn, because the year’s not over yet. With upcoming releases like ‘Dune: Part Two’, ‘The Marvels’, and ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’, the competition is fierce and the stakes are high. But for now, let’s revel in Barbie’s triumph and give her the red carpet treatment she deserves.
So, whether you’re a Barbie enthusiast, a cinema aficionado, or just someone looking for a good time at the movies, mark your calendar for September 22. It’s a date with destiny, with plastic dreams, and with never-before-seen after-credit scenes that promise to add an extra sprinkle of magic to an already enchanting tale. And remember, Barbie’s not just a doll; she’s a superstar, and she’s here to remind us that life in plastic is indeed fantastic.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Box Office Triumph
What is the movie ‘Barbie’ about?
‘Barbie’ is a captivating film that follows the journey of the iconic doll from her perfect life in Barbieland to the real world, where she encounters challenges and explores the influence of patriarchy on society.
When will ‘Barbie’ be re-released in IMAX theaters?
‘Barbie’ is making a triumphant return to IMAX theaters starting on September 22, but it’s only for a limited one-week run. Don’t miss this chance to experience the magic on the big screen!
Who directed ‘Barbie’ and what can we expect from the new post-credit scenes?
‘Barbie’ was directed by Greta Gerwig, the visionary behind the camera. The re-release features brand new post-credit scenes crafted by Gerwig herself, adding an extra layer of enchantment to the story.
What’s the storyline of ‘Barbie’ and who are the main characters?
The movie centers around Barbie (played by Margot Robbie), who transitions from a perfect life in Barbieland to the real world. Joined by Ken (Ryan Gosling), they embark on an adventurous quest, facing challenges and even discovering the influence of the patriarchy.
How successful has ‘Barbie’ been at the box office?
‘Barbie’ has taken the crown as the highest grossing movie of 2023, achieving this remarkable feat within just a month of its release. It surpassed even ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ in its box office triumph.
What are the upcoming releases that might challenge ‘Barbie’s record?
While ‘Barbie’ holds the title for now, upcoming releases like ‘Dune: Part Two’, ‘The Marvels’, and ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ are aiming to make their mark. The competition is fierce, and the battle for the box office throne continues.
Why is ‘Barbie’ being re-released in IMAX theaters?
The movie’s success and its status as the top grossing film of the year have prompted an exclusive IMAX re-release. It’s a chance for audiences to enjoy the magic of ‘Barbie’ on the biggest screens with new post-credit footage.
Where can I watch the interviews with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling about ‘Barbie’?
More about Box Office Triumph
- Variety: Get the latest updates on ‘Barbie’s IMAX re-release and the new post-credit scenes.
- FilmSweep’s Interview with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling: Dive into the minds of the actors as they discuss their roles in ‘Barbie’ and the making of the film.