(Video) Think Pink: Why ‘Barbie’ Blasts At Box Office

By Radha Gupta

Launched in 1959, the Barbie Doll was and is the plastic doll adored by every young girl and boys. With accessories like shoes, purses, clothing, and sunglasses, the Barbie Doll became a staple in almost every household with children under 15 years of age. With various collections of dollhouses, assorted sets of Barbie pets, a Barbie TV show, and many short animated Barbie movies, Barbie came to have a huge fandom and is known today by everyone of all ages.

In the 2023 “Barbie” Movie, classic characters Barbie and Ken are brought into the reality of the human world, creating a deeper side to their characters and giving them more human traits and personalities. Being released exactly on July 21st, the movie has all the signs of becoming a blockbuster hit and breaking all records. People are excited to see the movie because of a splendid cast, with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the lead roles of Barbie and Ken. Additionally, the nostalgia and memes are drawing people of all ages into theaters to watch this movie!

Here’s some fun facts about the movie in case you plan to watch or have watched it already:

  1. The Barbie ambulance was actually a toy made to appear full size on screen

  2.  This movie is said to be perfect for Barbie lovers and haters alike!

  3. The darker arc of the movie was crucial and a choice made to make the movie stand out

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