Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer surpasses USD 700 million, fourth-highest grossing film of the year

After almost a month in theaters, Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer earned more than USD 700 million at the global box office, climbing to the fourth spot on this year’s global box office chart. Total earnings for Oppenheimer are $717.8 million, of which $285.2 million came from the US market and USD 432.6 million from overseas markets. The film made $42.6 million over the most recent weekend, of which $32 million came from abroad and $10.6 million from the US.

Oppenheimer has surpassed The Dark Knight ($1.006 billion), The Dark Knight Rises ($1.08 billion), and Inception ($837 million) to become Christopher Nolan’s fourth-highest-grossing movie of all time.

With this success at the box office, Oppenheimer has outperformed Fast X ($704 million) and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse ($686 million). The movie is currently in fourth place, trailing Greta Gerwig’s Barbie ($1.279 billion), Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 ($845 million), and The Super Mario Bros. Movie ($1.35 billion).

Martin J. Sherwin’s American Prometheus, which won the Pulitzer Prize, was the source material for Oppenheimer, which Nolan adapted. Along with Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, and Alden Ehrenreich, the ensemble cast also stars Cillian Murphy as J. Robert Oppenheimer.