Barbie grossed over UAH 33 million in the first weekend of Ukrainian distribution, surpassing Avatar: The Way of Water
As reported by Warner Bros. Pictures Ukraine, the Barbie movie got the highest result at the first-weekend box office after the start of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine. From July 19 to 23, the movie grossed 33.2 million hryvnias – during this period Barbie was viewed by 226,757 viewers.
The company also notes that the result of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie at the box office surpassed the result of James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water, which was the previous leader. In Ukraine, the premiere of the movie Avatar: The Way of Water took place on December 12. On the first weekend the movie collected 25.8 million hryvnias, and it was watched by 158,556 viewers.