Quentin Tarantino Spotted Watching 'Barbie' And 'Oppenheimer' At The Cinema
Over the weekend, cinema enthusiasts worldwide were treated to a spectacular event as two highly anticipated films, Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' and Christopher Nolan's 'Oppenheimer,' made their grand debut on the silver screen. The simultaneous release of these blockbusters caused a frenzy among movie ticket buyers, leading to an exciting phenomenon dubbed "Barbenheimer."
One notable film aficionado who couldn't resist experiencing both movies on the same day was none other than the legendary director Quentin Tarantino spotted watching 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer' at the cinemabuying tickets.
The acclaimed filmmaker, known for masterpieces like 'Kill Bill' and 'Pulp Fiction,' was spotted at a movie theater, enthusiastically purchasing tickets to witness the cinematic magic of 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer.'
Capturing the moment, 'The California Report' host Saul Gonzalez tweeted a snapshot of Tarantino in the act of buying his movie tickets at the box office.
The excitement was palpable, and fans rejoiced at the idea of Tarantino enjoying these two distinct cinematic experiences.
"We all know why he wanted to see Barbie," one Twitter user quipped, hinting at Tarantino's admiration for Margot Robbie's talent.
Another tweet hilariously exclaimed, "One ticket for Margot Robbie's feet, sorry, I mean Barbie." Seems like Tarantino's unique preferences have become a topic of jest among fans!
"Film and feet, this was a win for Quentin," another user humorously added.
The confirmation of Tarantino's cinema outing came from a trusted source—the Video Archives Podcast, hosted by Tarantino himself and Roger Avery. The podcast's official Twitter account revealed the details, affirming that the duo spent the night doing what they love most together: watching movies.
While Tarantino maintains no official social media presence, his frequent collaborator, Roger Avery, expressed their delight in witnessing 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer,' making the movie date a memorable experience.
Tarantino's presence at the theater added to the fervor surrounding the 'Barbenheimer' phenomenon. Moviegoers worldwide embraced the unique opportunity to witness both films in a single sitting, leading to record-breaking box office numbers.
Varietyreported that 'Barbie' achieved the biggest domestic debut of the year, amassing a staggering $155 million and a globaltotal of $337 million. Meanwhile, 'Oppenheimer' also exceeded expectations with an impressive opening of $80.5 million and a global total of $174 million. Together, the movies fueled the fourth-largest overall weekend box office in history.
Joining the excitement was another Hollywood icon, Tom Cruise. The 'Mission: Impossible' star expressed his enthusiasm for the double feature, sharing photos of himself holding tickets to both 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer.'
Cruise praised the array of amazing movies to enjoy in theaters this summer and saluted Harrison Ford's iconic portrayal of Indiana Jones, commemorating 40 years of the beloved character.
Amidst the buzz and box office success, movie fans flooded theaters, eagerly participating in the 'Barbenheimer' celebration. The two films proved to be a dynamic duo, captivating audiences with their distinct narratives and mesmerizing performances. Combined, 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer' grossed an impressive $511 million globally, with a significant portion—$235.5 million—coming from the United States alone.
The magical weekend of 'Barbenheimer' will undoubtedly be etched in the memories of cinema enthusiasts for years to come. The convergence of two exceptional films, coupled with the support of industry icons like Quentin Tarantino and Tom Cruise, amplified the already palpable excitement surrounding these cinematic delights.
As the world returns to theaters, it is evident that the magic of cinema is stronger than ever, and 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer' have taken their deserving place among the ranks of beloved blockbusters.