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Greta Gerwig's 'Barbie' Passes the $1 Billion Mark on Her Birthday Weekend

Director Greta Gerwig had a lot to celebrate this weekend. It was her birthday on August 4th, and her Barbie movie passed the $1 billion mark at the box office. The film brought in another $53 million over the weekend, making her the first sole female director with a billion-dollar movie.  

For her birthday on Friday, Ryan Gosling surprised Greta with a flash mob of Kens! See the video below.  

New in theaters, The Meg 2: The Trench made $30 million and took over second place from Oppenheimer which brought in another $28.7 million pushing that film over the half billion mark. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem opened this weekend as well and earned $28 million. 

Box Office Results for the weekend of August 4th 

1. Barbie, $53 million 

2. The Meg 2: The Trench, $30 million 

3. Oppenheimer, $28.7 million 

4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, $28 million 

5. Haunted Mansion, $8.97 million 

6. Sound of Freedom, $7 million 

7. Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, $6.45 million 

8. Talk to Me, $6.2 million 

9. Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prm Kahaani, $1.58 million 

10. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, $1.52 million 

"Barbie" European Premiere - VIP Access

Photo: Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images Entertainment / Getty Images

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