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Barbie-Oppenheimer Tickets for Double Feature Attract 20,000 – The Hollywood Reporter



“It’s all love — double up, double up twice,” Barbie director Greta Gerwig informed The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday when requested about her movie opening July 21, the identical day as Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer.

Properly, in response to AMC, round 20,000 of its Stubs members are planning on doing simply that. Stubs is the theater chain’s month-to-month rewards program, which ranges in worth from free to $24 a month, and at its excessive finish permits members to see three movies per week at no further cost.

“That more than 20,000 moviegoers have already made plans and purchased tickets to see Barbie and Oppenheimer on the same day is a great sign that the growing online conversation around seeing both of these incredible films is turning into ticket sales,” learn an announcement from Elizabeth Frank, govt vp worldwide programming & chief content material officer of AMC Theatres.

Frank added that over the previous three days, the theater chain noticed a 33 p.c enhance within the variety of company selecting to create a same-day double characteristic for the BarbieOppenheimer showdown, which has impressed memes and one epic poster.

Oppenheimer is from Common and filmmaker Christopher Nolan, whereas Barbie, in a little bit of irony, hails from Warner Bros., Nolan’s former longtime studio dwelling. It stars Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling.

Cillian Murphy, who performs physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the person thought-about the daddy of the atomic bomb, not too long ago voiced his assist for Barbie, telling the Barcelona-based newspaper La Vanguardia, “I can’t wait to see Barbie. I love Margot Robbie, I love Ryan Gosling. … My advice would be for people to go see both [Barbie and Oppenheimer], on the same day.”

Monitoring provides Barbie the simple win over Oppenheimer opening weekend, although as an adult-skewing drama, Common is hoping Nolan’s three-hour movie has legs.

A earlier model misstated that the low-end of the AMC Stubs program value $15 a month, when the truth is there’s a free tier.

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